Christine Brennan, MSN, PhD

Title:
Assistant Professor – Clinical

Department:
Health Policy & Systems Management

Office:
LEC 313

Telephone:
504-568-5956

Email:
cbrenn1@lsuhsc.edu

CV:
CBRENN1.CV.PDF

Biography & Expertise

Christine has numerous teaching and clinical responsibilities both in the School as well as through the HSC. Christine is currently clinical coordinator for the North Caroline-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP). As a Nurse Practitioner at the HIV Outpatient Program at the Medical Center of Louisiana in New Orleans, she has treated both men and children infected with HIV as well as many co infected with Hepatitis C. She has worked with The LSUHSC NO High School STD Program screening and treating STDs in the city’s high schools. Christine teaches Policy for the School of Public Health as well as in the School of Nursing in their Family Nurse Practitioner Program, as well as numerous continuing medical education programs through the nation for health care providers of various levels. Due to clinical and teaching experience, Christine has been asked to serve on various policy making bodies and as well has participated in numerous HIV related community based research endeavors and grant applications. Christine is currently working to complete her dissertation on the psychosocial factors effecting HIV infected individuals’ willingness to engage in preventive HIV medical care. Christine is anticipated to receive her PhD from the School of Nursing at the University of Southern Mississippi in Policy in 2007.

Education

PhD Nursing University of Southern Mississippi 2007
MS Nursing University of Pennsylvania 1989
BS Nursing University of Pennsylvania 1987

Selected Publications

Oral, E., Simonsen, N., Brennan, C., Berken, J., Su, L. J., Mohler, J. L., Bensen, J. T., & Fontham, E. (2016, December). Unit Nonresponse in a Population-Based Study of Prostate Cancer. , 11(12), e0168364.
Oral, E., Simonsen, N., Brennan, C., Berken, J., Su, L. J., Mohler, J. L., Bensen, J. T., & Fontham, E. (2016, December). Unit Nonresponse in a Population-Based Study of Prostate Cancer. , 11(12), e0168364.
Brennan, C. (2014, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). ACA and HIV: opportunities and challenges. , 26(2), 1, 4-6.
Song, L., Bensen, J. T., Zimmer, C., Sleath, B., Blackard, B., Fontham, E., Su, L. J., Brennan, C., Mohler, J. L., & Mishel, M. (2013, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Patient-health care provider communication among patients with newly diagnosed prostate cancer: findings from a population-based survey. , 91(1), 79-84.
Brennan, C. (2013, January (1st Quarter/Winter)). Smoking can have negative impact on immune response to HAART. , 25(1), 6-9.
Nsuami, M. J., Nsa, M., Brennan, C., Cammarata, C. L., Martin, D. H., & Taylor, S. N. (2013, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Chlamydia positivity in New Orleans public high schools, 1996-2005: implications for clinical and public health practices. , 13(4), 308-15.
Song, L., Mishel, M., Bensen, J. T., Chen, R. C., Knafl, G. J., Blackard, B., Farnan, L., Fontham, E., Su, L. J., Brennan, C., Mohler, J. L., & Godley, P. A. (2012, August). How does health literacy affect quality of life among men with newly diagnosed clinically localized prostate cancer? Findings from the North Carolina-Louisiana Prostate Cancer Project (PCaP). , 118(15), 3842-51.
Brennan, C. (2010, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Untreated depressive disorders have big impact on HIV. , 22(3), 6-9.
Brennan, C. (2010, July (3rd Quarter/Summer)). Overcoming barriers to new treatment options for hepatitis C. , 35(7), 20-9; quiz 29-30.
Brennan, C. (2003, September). Treatment of hepatitis C virus in the coinfected patient. , 14(5 Suppl), 52S-79S.