Faculty Expert Profile

Mona Shattell

  • Professor


  • School of Nursing

Languages spoken

  • English

Mona Shattell supports the advancement and retention of faculty while furthering an environment of diversity, inclusion, and mentorship among the school’s teachers and academic leaders.

An internationally recognized expert on inpatient mental health nursing, Shattell conducts research on patient-provider relationships, various environments of care, and underserved and vulnerable populations such as long-haul truckers. She holds a joint appointment in the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering in the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health's and Whiting School of Engineering. She is an active social media user, content developer, and public thought leader. She has published op-eds in the New York Times and The Atlantic, among others. She is editor of the Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services and the author of more than 150 journal articles and book chapters.

Recent coverage

Long-Haul Sweatshops
Mar 8, 2012
/ The New York Times
PTSD in the Driver’s Seat
Mar 21, 2016
/ The Atlantic

Hub coverage

Occupational health
Cab fever
Published Fall 2019
Long-haul trucking is one of the most dangerous professions in America, and Mona Shattell argues more health professionals should meet truckers where they are—on the road / Johns Hopkins Magazine

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