John H. Hannigan Ph.D. (aa0927)

University Information

Title: Professor
Unit: Merrill Palmer Institute
Department: Research

Contact Information

313-664-2503
71 E. Ferry
Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute
Detroit, 48202

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Title: Professor
Phone: 313-664-2503
Email: j.hannigan@wayne.edu
Office:

 71 East Ferry, Detroit, MI 48202

Website:
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John H. Hannigan Ph.D.

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Email: j.hannigan@wayne.edu
Academic Rank:

Professor with Tenure (full time)

Office Address:

Freer House, 71 East Ferry

Title: Professor
Phone: 313-664-2503
Fax: 313-664-2555
Biography:

John H. Hannigan, Ph.D., has 35 years of research and research leadership experience relevant to the identification, impact and prevention of the effects of maternal use/abuse of alcohol, cocaine and other drugs during pregnancy. He is a Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Psychology, and Neuroscience, and former Deputy Director of the Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute for Child and Family Development. He is co-leaders of the career development program for the Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors (CURES) NIEHS P30 Center. He is an award-winning researcher in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), past president of the FASD Study Group of the Research Society on Alcoholism, chairs the science advisory board of the international Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (CIFASD), and is an advisor to other national and international research groups as well as to a regional health system. He has more than 122 publications.

 

Awards and Honors:

Annual Reviewer’s Award, 2017-8, Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

Henry Rosett Award for Lifetime Contributions to Fetal Alcohol Research, 2017, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Study Group of the
Research Society on Alcoholism
 

Education:

Fairfield University (BS, 1975)

Binghamton University (MA, 1981)

Binghamton University (PhD, 1983)

Post Graduate Training:

NICHD Postdoctoral Trainee, 1983-1984, UCLA, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (formerly the Mental Retardation Research Center)

Trainee/Visiting Fellow; Workshops on CNS Functional MRI, 1997, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Visiting Professor (Sabbatical), 2007, Departments of Psychiatry and Radiology, Penn State University Medical School, Hershey, PA

Sacred Heart Major Seminary, 2017-2018, Certificate in Catholic Theology

Courses taught:

PSL 7730  Reproductive Sciences: Teratology (Course Instructor)

PSL 7715  Principles of Reproductive Biology: Teratology Lecture (Lecturer)

PSL 7690 Principles and Techniques of Reproductive Biology (Principles of Teratology Lecture)

ANA 7080 Anatomy & Embryology: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Lecture (Lecturer)

PSY 2080  Drugs, Behavior and Society (Course Instructor)

Graduate Advisor/Mentor. Departments of Psychology (Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience; Developmental; Clinical), Sociology
 
 

 

Fellowships:

NICHD Postdoctoral Fellow, Mental Retardation Research Center (now the Developmental Disabilities Research Center) UCLA (1984)

Research:

 My research studies the mechanisms, impact, detection, and prevention of prenatal exposures to alcohol, cocaine and other drugs..

Current projects:

1) Implementing effective and efficient prenatal screens for fetal risk drinking in clinical settings and assess long-term outcomes;

2) Test social/cognitive interventions in community settings to ameliorate development effects of prenatal and environmental exosure;

3) Lead community engagement activities addressing environmental health and quality of early child education.

Publications:

Griggs, S., Chiodo, L.M., Ratner, H.H., Hannigan, J.H., Delaney-Black, V. (2019) Violence exposure, parent-child conflict, coping, and health outcomes in inner-city African American youth. Nursing Forum. In Press.

Chiodo, L.M., Cosmian, C., Pereira, K., Kent, N., Sokol, R.J., Hannigan, J.H. (2019) Prenatal alcohol screening during pregnancy by midwives and nurses. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. In Press. doi.org/10.1111/acer.14114 ]
PMID: 31184777

Bowen, S.E., Hannigan, J.H., *Davidson, C.J., *Callan, S.P. (2018) Abstinence following toluene exposure increases anxiety-like behavior in mice. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 65:42-50.
PMID: 29292231 doi.org/10.1016/j.ntt.2-17.12.010

Callan, S.P., Bowen, S.E., Hannigan, J.H. (2017) Prenatal toluene exposure impairs performance in the Morris water maze in adolescent rats. Neuroscience. 342:180-187 PMID: 26318334

Maslowsky, J., Schulenberg, J., Chiodo, L.M., Hannigan, J.H., Greenwald, M., Janisse, J., Sokol, R.J., Delaney-Black, V. (2016) Parental support, mental health, and alcohol and marijuana use in national and high-risk African American adolescent samples. Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment. 9:11-20 (S1 - Supplement: Externalizing and Internalizing Symptomology and Risk for Substance Abuse: Unique and Interactive Influences). PMID: 26843811

Hannigan, J.H., Chiodo, L.M., Sokol, R.J., Janisse, J., Delaney-Black, V. (2015) Prenatal alcohol exposure selectively enhances young adult perceived pleasantness of alcohol odors. Physiology & Behavior. 148:71-77. PMID: 25600468

Chiodo, L.M., Delaney-Black, V., Sokol, R.J., Janisse, J., Pardo, Y., Hannigan, J.H. (2014) Increased cut-point of the TACER-3 screen reduces false positives without losing sensitivity in predicting risk alcohol drinking in pregnancy. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 38(5) 1401-1408. (PMID: 24655071

Bowen, S.E., Hannigan, J.H. (2013) Binge toluene exposure in pregnancy and preweaning developmental consequences in rats. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 38:29-35. PMID: 23597557

Chiodo, L.M., Bailey, B., Sokol, R.J., Janisse, J., Delaney-Black, V., Hannigan, J.H. (2012) Recognized spontaneous abortion in mid-pregnancy and patterns of pregnancy alcohol use. Alcohol, 46:261-267. PMID: 22440690

John H. Hannigan Ph.D.

Physiology

Email: j.hannigan@wayne.edu
Office Address:

71 East Ferry, Detroit, MI 48202

Phone: 313-664-2503
Position Title: Deputy Director, Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute Professor, Psychology and Obstetrics & Gynecology
Narrative Bio:

John H. Hannigan, Ph.D. is the Deputy Director of the Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute. He is also Professor of Obstetrics and Professor of Psychology. Dr. Hannigan teaches in the graduate programs in Reproductive Sciences (Physiology & ObGyn), and Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience (Psychology). His research examines the life-long biobehavioral impact of prenatal exposures to alcohol, cocaine and other drugs, as well as the environmental factors affecting developmental outcomes and treatment after prenatal exposures. Current research is studying the use of alcohol use screens by clinicians caring for pregnant women.

Dr. Hannigan was graduated from Fairfield University (1975) and Binghamton University (1983) with degrees in psychology and biopsychology. After postdoctoral training at the Mental Retardation Research Center at UCLA, Dr. Hannigan became Assistant Professor at the State University of New York in Albany, NY, in 1984 where he was also a member of the Center for Behavioral Teratology. He joined the C.S. Mott Center for Human Growth & Development in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Wayne State University in 1990, and came to the Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute in 2008.

Laboratory Web Site:

http://mpsi.wayne.edu/about/index.php

Research:

My lab focuses on prenatal exposure to alcohol and cocaine. Current projects: 1) Implement screens for risk drinking in clinical settings and assess long-term outcomes; 2) Test social/cognitive interventions in community settings to ameliorate developmental delays; and 3) Lead community engagement activities addressing environmental health and quality of early child education.

Publications:

For a complete list of publications, please visit Hannigan PubMed

John H. Hannigan Ph.D.

Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute

Research Support/Funding:

 

 

Biography:

John H. Hannigan, Ph.D. is Professor of Obstetrics (School of Medicine) and Professor of Psychology (College of Liberal Arts & Sciences).  He teaches in the graduate programs in Reproductive Sciences (Physiology & ObGyn) and Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience (Psychology).  He is also a member of the Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors (CURES), serving as Co-Leader of the faculty Career Development program. 

Dr. Hannigan’s research examines the life-long biobehavioral and health consequences, prevention and treatment of prenatal exposures to alcohol, cocaine, and other drugs (e.g., toluene).  He is also interested in environmental factors (e.g., violence, poverty & pollutants) affecting developmental outcomes. 

Dr. Hannigan was graduated from Fairfield University (1975) and Binghamton University - State University of New York (SUNY; 1983) with degrees in psychology and physiological psychology.  After postdoctoral training in developmental neuropharmacology at what is now the Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center at UCLA, Dr. Hannigan became Assistant Professor of Psychology at The University at Albany - SUNY in 1984 where he was also a member of the Center for Behavioral Teratology.  He joined the C.S. Mott Center for Human Growth & Development and the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Wayne State University as Associate Professor in 1990, and came to the Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute (MPSI) in 2008.  Dr. Hannigan served as the MPSI Deputy Director and Graduate Training Director until 2015.

He is an award-winning researcher in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), past president of the FASD Study Group of the Research Society on Alcoholism, chairs the science advisory board of the international Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (CIFASD), and is an advisor to other national and international research groups as well as to a regional health system. He has more than 122 publications. .

Selected Recent Publications

Hannigan, J.H., Chiodo, L.M., Sokol, R.J., Janisse, J., Ager, J., Greenwald, M.K., Delaney-Black, V. (2010) A 14-year retrospective maternal report of alcohol consumption in pregnancy predicts pregnancy and teen outcomes. Alcohol, 44:583-594.

Chiodo, L.M., Delaney-Black, V., Janisse, J., Sokol, R.J., Hannigan, J.H.  (2010) Validity of the T-ACE in pregnancy in predicting child outcome and risk drinking. Alcohol, 44:595-603.

Delaney-Black, V., Chiodo, L.M., Hannigan, J.H., Huestis, M.A., Greenwald, M.K., Janisse, J., Patterson, G. Ager, J., Sokol, R.J. (2010) Just say “I don’t”: Lack of concordance between teen self-report and measures of illicit drug use. Pediatrics, 126:887-893.

Chiodo, L.M., Bailey, B., Sokol, R.J., Janisse, J., Delaney-Black, V., Hannigan, J.H. (2012) Recognized spontaneous abortion in mid-pregnancy and patterns of pregnancy alcohol use.  Alcohol, 46:261-267.

Hannigan, J.H., Delaney-Black, V. (2012) Faithful friends: Teen reporters of peer substance use.  Addiction. 107:889-890.

Bowen, S.E., Hannigan, J.H. (2013) Binge toluene exposure in pregnancy and preweaning developmental consequences in rats. Neurotoxicology and Teratology.  38:29-35. 

Chiodo, L.M., Delaney-Black, V.  Sokol, R.J., Janisse, J., Pardo, Y., Hannigan, J.H. (2014) Increased cut-point of the TACER-3 screen reduces false positives without losing sensitivity in predicting risk alcohol drinking in pregnancy.  Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.  38(5) 1401-1408.  

Hannigan JH, Chiodo LM, Sokol RJ, Janisse J, Delaney-Black V. (2015) Prenatal alcohol exposure selectively enhances young adult perceived pleasantness of alcohol odors. Physiology & Behavior.  148:71-77.

Callan SP, Bowen SE, Hannigan JH. (2017) Prenatal toluene exposure impairs performance in the Morris water maze in adolescent rats. Neuroscience. 342:180-187.

Maslowsky J, Schulenberg J, Chiodo LM, Hannigan JH, Greenwald M, Janisse J, Sokol RJ, Delaney-Black V. (2016) Parental support, mental health, and alcohol and marijuana use in national and high-risk African American adolescent samples. Substance Abuse: Research and Treatment. 9:11-20.

Chiodo, L.M., Cosmian, C., Pereira, K., Kent, N., Sokol, R.J., Hannigan, J.H. (2019) Prenatal alcohol screening during pregnancy by midwives and nurses. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. In Press. doi.org/10.1111/acer.14114 PMID: 31184777

Griggs, S., Chiodo, L.M., Ratner, H.H., Hannigan, J.H., Delaney-Black, V. (2019) Violence exposure, parent-child conflict, coping, and health outcomes in inner-city African American youth. Nursing Forum. In Press. PMID: in process

Bowen, S.E., Hannigan, J.H., *Davidson, C.J., *Callan, S.P. (2018) Abstinence following toluene exposure increases anxiety-like behavior in mice. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 65:42-50. PMID: 29292231
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Professional Service

Member, External Advisory Board member, Developmental Exposure Alcohol Research Center (DEARC), Binghamton University & Upstate Medical University - SUNY;

Chair, Science Advisory Board, NIAAA's international Collaborative Initiative for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Member, Program Advisory Committee, University of New Mexico Alcohol Research Center  

Awards and Honors

 2017 Henry Rosett Award for Lifetime Contributions to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Research, from the FASD Study Group of the Research Society on Alcoholism

Selected Recent/Current Funding

NIEHS  P30 ES020957-01A1 (Co-Leader, Career Development) 2015-present Center for Urban Responses to Environmental Stressors (CURES) (PI/PD: M. Runge Morris)

Courses Teaching

PSY 2080 – Introduction to Drugs Behavior and Society  (Winter semesters)

PSL 7030 – Reproductive Sciences: Teratology (Fall semester, every third year)

PSL 7730 -- Principles of Reproductive Sciences: Teratology (Lecture)

PSL 7690 -- Principles and Techniques of Reproductive Biology - Principles of Teratology (Lecture)


 

 

Email: j.hannigan@wayne.edu
Office Location: 71 East Ferry, Detroit, MI 48202
Office Phone: (313) 664-2503
Publications:

 

 

John H. Hannigan Ph.D.

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