Dr. Nancy Downing
PhD, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, FAAN
Nancy Downing, PhD, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, FAAN, is an associate professor at the Center of Excellence in Forensic Nursing at Texas A&M University. She teaches in the MSN Forensic Nursing Program and undergraduate Honors Program. She has been an on-call forensic nurse since 2004, currently practicing at Baylor Scott & White in College Station. Her research is focused on the intersections of interpersonal violence, substance use, and trauma and associated health outcomes. Many of her state- and federally-funded projects utilize technology as a tool to address issues related to access to care and the potential for technology to mitigate or prevent adverse health outcomes associated with violence, trauma, and abuse. She is a member of the ANA Innovation Advisory Committee, Vice Chair of the NIST OSAC Forensic Nursing Subcommittee, former President of the International Association of Forensic Nurses, and a member of the Texas Forensic Science Commission. In 2019, she was inducted as a Fellow into the American Academy of Nursing.