faculty profile

Hannah Cole McGrew   MSN, RN, APRN, CNM, FNP-C

MEADOW Grant Coordinator


Hannah Cole McGrew is a CNM, FNP-C with a background in community- and patient-engaged research, and a long-standing commitment to serving underserved and vulnerable populations. Hannah has lived in Brazil and Chile and speaks Spanish at home. She has a special interest in global health initiatives and providing a welcoming healthcare environment to those new to the United States.

Prior to becoming an APRN, Hannah worked within the University of New Mexico Office for Community Health and Project ECHO on grants and initiatives involving Community Health Workers and Patient-Engaged Research. She has also been involved with projects through WHO Collaborating Centers in development of medical education curriculum in community health.

Languages: English, Spanish (Native/Bilingual fluency with background in medical interpreting), Portuguese (Proficient)


  • Postmaster Certificate, Family Nurse Practitioner, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Nurse-Midwifery (Pre Specialty Entry), Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
  • BA, Sociology/Anthropology, Hendrix College

Current Research/Scholarly Interests

  • Midwifery Workforce Development
  • Health Equity and Access to Care for Underserved and Rural Populations
  • Patient and Community Engaged Research

Academic Interests

  • Clinical Skills


  • MEADOW Grant, HRSA 23-120

Representative Publications


  • McGrew, H. C., Regino, L., Bleecker, M., Tellez, M., Pedigo, B., Guerrero, D., Sandoval, V., Varela, L., & Page-Reeves, J. (2020). Training Patient Stakeholders Builds Community Capacity, Enhances Patient Engagement in Research. Journal of community engagement and scholarship, 13(1), 99?106.
  • Page-Reeves, J., Regino, L., McGrew, H. C., Tellez, M., Pedigo, B., Overby, A., Cunningham, A., Tigert, S., & Burge, M. (2018). Collaboration and Outside-the-Box Thinking to Overcome Training-Related Challenges for Including Patient Stakeholders as Data Collectors in a Patient-Engaged Research Project. Journal of patient experience, 5(2), 88?91.

Professional Organizations

  • ACNM, Member
  • ACOG, Affiliate Member