Honors and Awards

Outstanding Faculty Award Visiting Professor, Kitasato University, Kanagawa, Japan

Champion Award, National Women's Political Caucus Faculty Marshall, Class of 1996


Theoretical Foundations of Women's Health Care (N211)

Neuropsychiatric Nurse Practitioner Subspecialty (N241/242)

Family Nurse Practitioner Program (N439A-D)

Gay and Lesbian Health Care Issues Community-based Curriculum Development 

Clinical Practice

Community-based advanced practice nursing Health care delivery for underserved populations Comprehensive women's health care

Community Service

Volunteer nurse practitioner, Los Angeles Mission Health Clinic Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Office of Women's Health Peer reviewer, Nursing Special Projects, Bureau of Health Professions, DHHS

Research and Scholarship

Primary care interventions to prevent or reduce domestic violence Lesbian Health Care Needs Alcohol and drug use, and addiction


Cochran, S., Keenan, C., Schober, C. and Mays, V. (2000). Estimates of alcohol use and clinical treatment needs among homosexually active men and women in the U.S. population. Accepted for publication, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.

Anderson, N.L.R., Koniak-Griffin, D., Keenan, C., Uman, G., Duggal, B. and Casey, C. (1999). Evaluating the outcomes of parent-child family life education, Journal of Scholarly Inquiry in Nursing, 13, 3-26.

Nyamathi, A., Wenzel, S., Keenan, C., Leake, B. and Gelberg, L. (1999). Associations between homeless women's intimate relationships and their health and well-being. Research in Nursing and Health, 22, 486-495.

Nyamathi, A., Bayley, L., Anderson, N., Keenan, C. and Leake, B. (1999). Perceived factors influencing the initiation of drugs and alcohol use among homeless women and reported consequenses of use. Women and Health, 29, 99-114.

Keenan, C., El Hadad, A. and Balkian, S. (1998). Factors associated with domestic violence in low-income Lebanese women. Image: A Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 30, 357-62 .

Nyamathi, A., Keenan, C., and Bayley, L. (1998). Differences in personal, cognitive, psychological and social factors associated with drug and alcohol use or non-use in homeless women. Research in Nursing and Health, 21, 525-32.

Wuerker, A. and Keenan, C. (1997). Patterns of psychiatric service utilization by clients of an inner city mental health clinic. Psychiatric Quarterly, 68, 101-116.