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

Cunningham, T. & Crosby, H. (2023). A Comprehensive Model to Support a Resilient Workforce. Nurse Leader, 21(3), 370-374.

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.