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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Daraiseh NM, Vidonish W, Kiessling P. Developing a Patient Classification System for a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Journal of Nursing Administration. 2016;46(12):636-641.

Daraiseh NM, Summerville LA, Tucker D, Hill AK, Salisbury K, Lin L, Lind MA. Selection of Employee Personal Protective Equipment Based on Aggressive Behavior in Pediatric Neuropsychiatry. Dev Neurorehabil. 2016 Oct 28:1-8.

Daraiseh NM, Summerville LA. Subjective Health Complaints in Registered Nurses: Associations with Select Individual and Organizational Factors. IIE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors. 2016;4(1):54-66.

Daraiseh NM, Hoying C, Vidonish WP, Lin L, Wagner M. Noise Exposure on Pediatric Inpatient Units. Journal of Nursing Administration. 2016;46(9):468-476.

Watson J, Kinstler A, Vidonish WP, Lin L, Davis KG, Kotowski SE, Daraiseh NM. Impact of Noise on Nurses in Pediatric Intensive Care Units. American Journal of Critical Care. 2015;24(5):377-384.

Poole-Wilson T, Davis KG, Kotowski SE, Daraiseh N. Quantification of Patient and Equipment Handling for Nurses through Direct Observation and Subjective Perceptions. Advances in Nursing. 2015.