Hannah Crosby, BA, RYT - Assistant Director of the Compassionate Care Initiative (CCI) - earned a BA in Communication Studies from the College of Wooster (Ohio) and began working at the School of Nursing shortly therafter. Over the years, she has had many roles at the School, including a communications intern, a program manager for federally-funded grants, and an administrative coordinator for global initiatives, prior transitioning to her current role with CCI. By pursuing her own self-care and taking advantage of CCI's many drop-in programs, she developed a deep yoga practice over the years, which inspired her to complete her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training.

Honors and Awards

  • 2019: Co-recipient of Sigma Nursing's Academic Health Work Environment Award (as part of the School of Nursing's Healthy Work Environment Team)
  • 2018: Recipient of the Dean's Award for Excellence in Leadership and Teamwork
  • 2012: Co-recipient of the Dean's Award for Excellence in Innovation (as part of the School of Nursing's Healthy Work Environment Team)


Journal Articles

Pfeiffer, K., Cunningham, T., Cranmer, J. N., Harrison, T., Crosby, H., Schroeder, K., Jordan, D. & Coburn, C. (2023). Changes in Posttraumatic Growth After a Virtual Contemplative Intervention During the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Journal of Nursing Administration, 53(1), 40-46.

Book Sections

Muir, K. J., Crosby, H., & Bauer-Wu, S. (2021). Sowing Seeds of Resilience: Compassionate Care Ambassadors. In D. Fontaine, T. Cunningham, & N. B. May. (Eds.), Self-care handbook for new and student nurses (pp. 384-409). Sigma Theta Tau International.