Louise Reagan, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC

Dr. Reagan is an Assistant Professor at the UConn School of Nursing and is a Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner with 19 years of expertise providing primary health care to ethnically diverse persons with multiple chronic illnesses including diabetes. Dr. Reagan, a member of the Center for Correctional Health at the University of Connecticut, has conducted research to enhance correctional nursing workforce development as well as her own research exploring the relationships of diabetes knowledge, self-care behavior, illness representation and glycemic control among incarcerated persons. Dr. Reagan’s research interests include developing and testing behavioral interventions to improve self-management of chronic conditions specifically diabetes and quality of life among vulnerable populations -more recently person's with a history of an incarceration experience.