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Shannan K. Hamlin, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor of Nursing, Institute for Academic Medicine
Houston Methodist


Biography

Dr. Hamlin earned her PhD from UTHealth School of Nursing in 2010. The adult critically ill patient population has been the focus of Dr. Hamlin’s advanced practice, research, and publications. She has serviced in the critical care areas at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist Hospital (HMH) as an advanced practice nurse and HMH as a nurse scholar. Dr. Hamlin has received over $236,000 in grant funding to conduct her research. She has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and served as co-editor for the journal Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America on a special issue titled Monitoring Tissue Perfusion and Oxygenation. Dr. Hamlin serves on the Adult- Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Content Expert Panel for the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She has served on Houston Methodist Research Institute’s Institutional Review Board for over 10 years.

Description of Research

Dr. Hamlin’s research program focuses on hemodynamics in the critically ill patient population. Current research efforts are aimed at understanding the role of hemorheology in the microcirculation of critically ill patients.

Areas Of Expertise

Hemorheology Microcirculation Hemodynamics
Publications

Microvascular Fluid Resuscitation in Circulatory Shock
Hamlin, SK, Strauss, PZ, Chen, HM & Christy, LD 2017, Nursing Clinics of North America, vol. 52, no. 2, pp. 291-300. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnur.2017.01.006

Tumor Lysis Syndrome. A Unique Solute Disturbance
Strauss, PZ, Hamlin, SK & Dang, J 2017, Nursing Clinics of North America. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cnur.2017.01.008

Manual vs automated lateral rotation to reduce preventable pulmonary complications in ventilator patients
Hanneman, SK, Gusick, GM, Hamlin, SK, Wachtel, SJ, Cron, SG, Jones, DJ & Oldham, SA 2015, American Journal of Critical Care, vol. 24, no. 1, pp. 24-32. https://doi.org/10.4037/ajcc2015171

Hemodynamic changeswith manual and automated lateral turning in patients receiving mechanical ventilation
Hamlin, SK, Hanneman, SK, Padhye, NS & Lodato, RF 2015, American Journal of Critical Care, vol. 24, no. 2, pp. 131-140. https://doi.org/10.4037/ajcc2015782

Monitoring tissue perfusion and oxygenation
Hamlin, SK & Parmley, CL 2014, Critical care nursing clinics of North America, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. ix-x. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccell.2014.05.002

Microcirculatory oxygen transport and utilization
Hamlin, SK, Parmley, CL & Hanneman, SK 2014, Critical care nursing clinics of North America, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 311-324. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccell.2014.04.006

Microcirculatory oxygen transport and utilization
Hamlin, SK, Parmley, CL & Hanneman, SK 2014, Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, vol 26, no. 3, pp. 311-324. DOI: 10.1016/j.ccell.2014.04.006

The Physiologic Role of Erythrocytes in Oxygen Delivery and Implications for Blood Storage
Benedik, PS & Hamlin, SK 2014, Critical care nursing clinics of North America, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 325-335. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccell.2014.04.002

Microcirculatory Alterations in Shock States
Hamlin, SK, Parmley, CL & Hanneman, SK 2014, Critical care nursing clinics of North America, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 399-412. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccell.2014.04.007

Basic Concepts of Hemorheology in Microvascular Hemodynamics
Hamlin, SK & Benedik, PS 2014, Critical care nursing clinics of North America, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 337-344. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccell.2014.04.005

Monitoring tissue perfusion and oxygenation
Hamlin, SK & Parmley, CL 2014, Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, vol 26, no. 3, pp. ix-x. DOI: 10.1016/j.ccell.2014.05.002

Randomization for clinical research: An easy-to-use spreadsheet method
Padhye, NS, Cron, SG, Gusick, GM, Hamlin, SK & Hanneman, SK 2009, Research in Nursing and Health, vol. 32, no. 5, pp. 561-566. https://doi.org/10.1002/nur.20341

Cardiovascular impact of manual and automated turns in ICU
Padhye, NS, Hamlin, SK, Brazdeikis, A & Hanneman, SK 2009, . in Proceedings of the 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: Engineering the Future of Biomedicine, EMBC 2009., 5332599, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. pp. 1844-1847, 31st Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society: Engineering the Future of Biomedicine, EMBC 2009, Minneapolis, MN, United States, 9/2/09. https://doi.org/10.1109/IEMBS.2009.5332599

Adverse hemodynamic effects of lateral rotation during mechanical ventilation.
Hamlin, SK, Hanneman, SK, Wachtel, S & Gusick, G 2008, Dimensions of Critical Care Nursing, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 54-61. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.DCC.0000311593.87097.6a

Role of diastole in left ventricular function, II: Diagnosis and treatment
Hamlin, SK, Villars, PS, Kanusky, JT & Shaw, AD 2004, American Journal of Critical Care, vol. 13, no. 6, pp. 453-468.

Role of diastole in left ventricular function, I: Biochemical and biomechanical events
Villars, PS, Hamlin, SK, Shaw, AD & Kanusky, JT 2004, American Journal of Critical Care, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 394-405.

Comparing weight reduction and medications in treating mild hypertension: A systematic literature review
Hamlin, SK & Brown, TR 2000, Internet Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice, vol. 3, no. 2.

Diagnosing and treating pulmonary thromboembolism
Hamlin, SK 2000, Internet Journal of Advanced Nursing Practice, vol. 3, no. 2.

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