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Hagar Hallihan PhD RN

Hagar Hallihan
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • Department of Medicine, UIC
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  • hhalli2 [at]

Dr. Hallihan holds her PhD in nursing science from the University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing.  She has over 10 years of experience as a registered nurse, primarily working in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU).  Prior to receiving her PhD at UIC, she worked as a nursing Professor for five years.  Dr. Hallihan mentored many nursing students and was honored to be asked to pin many nursing students upon their graduation. Her overall research interests focus on alcohol use disorder among young adults. She is interested in: (a) examining the neural mechanism underlying the susceptibility to alcohol addiction and (b) developing behavior change interventions to improve the health and outcomes of young adults with problematic drinking.