ORG University of Michigan Title BIO PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan. Known for her work on nursing effectiveness, Dr. Keenan champions the application of informatics for understanding the impact of nursing on the health of populations. As Principal Investigator of the Hands-on Automated Nursing Data System (HANDS)[http://www.umich.edu/~handsmi/], she leads a multidisciplinary team that has developed a new automated tool being used for studying and refining the collection of a comparable nursing data set across settings. She teaches informatics in the Nursing, Business and Health Systems program and is a faculty member in the University of Michigan dual degree program sponsored by the School of Information and School of Nursing. Dr. Keenan is a member of HL7, the Nursing Terminology Summit Group and the ANA Committee on the Nursing Practice Information Infrastructure. She also co-chairs the Michigan Nurses Association Standardized Nursing Language Task Force. Dr. Keenan completed a post-doctorate at The University of Iowa.