Loyola University Chicago

Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing

Faculty and Staff

Sheila Haas, PhD, RN, FAAN

Title/s: Professor

Office #: Building 125, Room 2522, HSD

Phone: 708.216.4148

E-mail: shaas@luc.edu

Research Interests

$5,000,000 - MacNeal Endowment for the Advancement of Nursing Faculty Education and Continuation of the Cicero Berwyn RN Initiative.
$913,505 - APN: Population-based Infection Control & Environmental Safety (2004-2007)(Co-PI). 
$2,000,000 - The Berwyn/Cicero Registered Nurse (RN) Initiative at Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing. 
$3,000,000 - The Berwyn/Cicero Registered Nurse (RN) Initiative at the Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing.

Research in Progress: 
The Relationship between Nurse Manager Academic Preparation and Staff Outcomes. Collaboration with Catholic Health Initiative. with Androwich, I , Haas, S; Honey, D. and Dominiak, M.

Research Interests: 
Nursing Intensity/Patient Acuity; Nursing Roles in Ambulatory Care; Clinical Ladder Performance Appraisal Systems; Program Evaluation for new Models of Care Delivery and Staffing Models; Nursing Minimum Data Set .

Professional & Community Affiliations

Editorial Board: 
Nursing Economics


  • Ambulatory Community Health Network Cook County Bureau of Health Services - Design Model of Practice for Ambulatory Care.
  • University of Washington Hospital Clinics - Design Staffing Models
  • Student Health Service of Loyola University Chicago - Design Model of Nursing Practice.
  • Evanston Hospital Emergency Department - Nursing Intensity System
  • Camino Health Care System - Nursing Intensity System

Selected Publications

Current Publications:

  • Androwich, I. & Haas, S. (in press). Ambulatory care nursing: concerns and solutions. In McCloskey, J., & Grace, H. (Eds.), Current issues in nursing, 7th Ed. St. Louis: Mosby.
  • Haas, S. & Hackbarth, D. (2004). Ambulatory care nursing. In Black, J. (Ed.), Luckman and Sorenson Medical-Surgical Nursing. Philadelphia: Saunders.