Nancy M. Daraiseh, PhD

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-636-7236

Fax 513-636-9765


Occupational health and safety; human factors; patient safety; health outcomes; stress

Nancy M. Daraiseh, PhD, specializes in human factors and safety and health research. She has expertise measuring person-based (physical, emotional, cognitive) factors and environmental (physical, non-physical, organizational, technical) factors in healthcare and their relationship with safety, behaviors, and health. She is currently internally and externally funded to established innovative surveillance systems to improve patient and staff safety.

Dr. Daraiseh is a member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, The Human Factors & Ergonomics Society and the Society for Health Systems. She is a reviewer for the International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, Human Factors & Ergonomic Society, The Institute of Industrial Engineers and serves on the Enliven Pediatrics and Neonatology editorial board.

PhD: University of Cincinnati, College of Engineering, Cincinnati, OH, 2004.

MS: University of Cincinnati, College of Engineering, Cincinnati, OH, 1999.

BSc: Jordan University of Science & Technology, College of Engineering, Irbed Jordan, 1992.

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Jamerson PA, Graf E, Messmer PR, Fields HW, Barton S, Berger A, Daraiseh NM, Fix M, Huth M, Latta L, Smith AB, Lunbeck M. Inpatient falls in freestanding children’s hospitals. Pediatric Nursing. 2014;40(3):127-135.

Chen J, Daraiseh NM, Davis KG, Pan W. Sources of work-related acute fatigue in United States hospital nurses. Nursing & Health Sciences. 2014 Mar;16(1):19-25.

Prows CA, Zhang X, Huth MM, Zhang K, Saldana SN, Daraiseh NM, Sadhasivam S. Codeine related adverse drug reactions in children following tonsillectomy: A prospective study. Laryngoscope. 2014 May;124(5):1242-50.

Chen J, Davis KG, Daraiseh NM, Pan W, Davis LS. Fatigue and Recovery in 12-hour Day Shift Hospital Nurses. Journal of Nursing Management. 2014 Jul;22(5):593-603. 

Schaffer P, Daraiseh N, Daum L, Mendez E, Lin L, Huth M. Pediatric inpatient falls and injuries: A descriptive analysis of risk factors. Journal for Specialists in Pediatric Nursing. 2012;17(1), 10-18.

Chen J, Davis LS, Davis K, Pan W, Daraiseh N. Physiological and Behavioral Response Patterns at Work among Hospital Nurses. Journal of Nursing Management. 2011; 19, 57-68.