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Sheila Haas

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Sheila Haas, PhD, RN, FAAN

Sheila A. Haas, PhD, RN, FAAN, is a Professor and former Dean of the Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing at Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Haas holds a MSN from Loyola University Chicago and a doctorate from the University of Illinois at Chicago where the focus of her research was productivity, clinical ladder systems, and patient acuity systems. Dr. Haas developed the Nursing Administration major and the dual degree MSN/MBA at Loyola University. She also holds a joint appointment to the Loyola University Chicago Graduate School of Business.

She currently teaches in the graduate program in nursing (MSN, DNP and PhD), as well as, the MBA program. She does research, publication and consulting in the areas of clinical ladders, work redesign and evaluation, differentiated practice evidence-based practice and nursing intensity systems. She has facilitated development of prototypical intensity systems in several healthcare organizations. Dr. Haas’ research, done with Loyola colleagues, on the role of the nurse professional in ambulatory care has been used to delineate competencies and to help conceptualize the American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) conceptual framework and core curriculum. She is currently working on defining the dimensions of ambulatory nursing intensity.

Dr. Haas has served on the Research Committees of AAACN and the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE). She also served as an AAACN Board member and President. She is also past President of the National Federation of Specialty Nursing Organizations where she is worked with the Board of the Nursing Organization Liaison Forum of ANA to design an innovative organization to represent the common goals and needs of specialty nursing. In 2009, Dr. Haas was recognized as the Illinois Outstanding Nurse Leader. Currently, Dr. Haas serves on the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Board of Directors, the Nursing Spectrum Regional Board, and the Nursing Economics Editorial Board.

Phone: 708.216.4148
E-mail: shaas@luc.edu

For more information on Dr. Haas you can view her biography on the Loyola  University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing website.