Ann Bianchi

Ph.D., RN

Professor Nursing Honors College Coordinator


1610 Ben Graves Drive
Nursing Building
Room 422
Huntsville, AL 35899
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Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. in Nursing Science, Texas Woman's University, Houston Texas
  • MSN, University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • BSN, George Mason University

Clinical Expertise

  • Intimate partner violence
  • Women's health
  • Normal birth practices
  • Care during the childbearing year
  • Test analysis


  • Normal birth practices
  • Women's health
  • Intimate partner violence screening practices among maternity nurses
  • Intimate partner violence during pregnancy
  • Dating violence on college campuses
  • Quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Statistical analysis

Recent Publications

  • Jones, K. M., Carter, M. M., Bianchi, A. L., Zeglin, R. J., & Schulkin, J. (2020). Obstetrician-gynecologist and patient factors associated with intimate partner violence in a clinical setting, 60(9). 1000-1013.

  • McCarthy, J., Bianchi, A. L. (2019).The CARE approach: Supporting women who disclose intimate partner violence. Nursing Made Incredibly Easy, 17(5). 42-47.

  • Razzi, C. and Bianchi, A. L. (2019). Incivility in nursing: Implementing a quality improvement program utilizing cognitive rehearsal training. Nursing Forum, 54(4), 526-536. doi:10.1111/nuf.12366

  • McCarthy, J., Bianchi, A. L. (2019). Implementation of an intimate partner screening program in a university health clinic. Journal of American College Health. doi:10.1080/07448481.2019.1577864

  • O’Neal, P.V., Bianchi, A., & Adams, E.A. (2018). PRO leader model: A transformative approach to influence change. Nursing Management, 49(2), 48-49. DOI-10.1097/01.NUMA.0000529930.04494.fc

  • Spencer, S. & Bianchi, A. (2018). Association development and professional transformation (ADAPT) model for nurse leaders. Journal of Nursing Management. DOI: 10.1111/jonm.12642.

  • Bianchi, A. L. (2016). Intimate Partner Violence during the Childbearing Year. In Focus Series Editorial: Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 45(1), 566-578.

  • Bianchi, A. L., McFarlane, J., & Cesario, S. (2016). Interrupting intimate partner violence during pregnancy with an effective screening and assessment program. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 45(1), 579-591.

  • Bianchi, A. L., McFarlane J., Cesario, S., Symes,L., & Maddoux, J. (2016). Continued intimate partner violence during pregnancy and after birth and its effect on child functioning. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing, 45(1), 601-609.

  • Bianchi, A., McFarlane, J., Nava, A., Gilroy, H., Maddoux, J., & Cesario,S. (2014). Rapid assessment to identify and quantify the risk of intimate partner violence during pregnancy. Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care. 41(1), 88-92.

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