Nancy Cantey Banasiak, DNP, PNP, PPCNP-BC, APRN

Nancy Banasiak

Associate Professor of Nursing

Yale School of Nursing - Room 22306

phone: 203-737-2417
fax: 203-785-6455


Nancy Cantey Banasiak is an Associate Professor in the Pediatric Nursing Practitioner specialty. She has been a faculty member at YSN since 1998 and practices at Yale New Haven Hospital Pediatric Primary Care Center with a focus on asthma. She holds her master’s and doctoral degrees in Nursing from Catholic University of America. Nancy is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners where she is co-chair of the Asthma and Allergy SIG and has also served as a member of their executive committee and treasurer. She was awarded the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Doctor of Nursing Practice studies at Catholic University. Nancy was also named one of the top 25 Pediatric Nursing Professors in 2014 and was awarded the Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing.

Research Interests

Nancy’s research focuses on asthma and sleep. Her interest has been driven by her clinical experience working with children and their families with asthma. She is particularly interested in the understanding the effect of asthma on sleep. She will be working closely with Drs. Nancy Redeker and Lois Sadler on the community engaged sleep promotion program for children.

Selected Publications/Presentations


Banasiak, N. (in press). Implementation of the asthma control test into primary care to improve patient outcomes.

Banasiak, N.C. (in press). Immunizations. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice. Wolters Kluwer

Banasiak, N.C., & Moriarty-Daley, A. (in press). Health promotion and disease prevention for children and adolescents. Health Promotion and Disease Prevention in Clinical Practice. Wolters Kluwer.

Redeker, N. S., Ordway, M. R., Banasiak, N., Caldwell, B., Canapari, C., Crowley, A., …Sadler, L. S. (2017). Community partnership for healthy sleep: Research protocol. Research in Nursing & Health, 1-11.

Banasiak, N., & Meadows-Oliver, M. (2017). Evaluating asthma websites using the brief DISCERN instrument. Journal of Asthma and Allergy, 10, 191-196.

Banasiak, N. (2016). Understanding the relationship between asthma and sleep in the pediatric population. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 30(6), 546-550.

Banasiak, N.C. & Moriarty Daley, A. (Eds.). (2016). Pediatric primary care nurse practitioner review and resource manual. Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Banasiak, N. (2015). Infectious diseases and immunizations. In M. Meadows-Oliver (Ed.), Pediatric Nursing made Incredibly Easy (2nd ed.) (pp. 165-205). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer.

Banasiak, N. (2014). Spirometry in primary care for children with asthma. Pediatric Nursing, 30(4), 195-198.

Banasiak, N. & Meadows-Oliver, M. (2013). Readability of asthma web sites. Journal of Asthma & Allergy Educators, 4(3), 134-137.


Banasiak, N. (2018). Implementation of the asthma control test into primary care to improve patient outcomes. Poster delivered at the National Association of Nursing Practitioners, Chicago, IL, March 18-20.

Banasiak, N. (2016). Understanding the relationship between asthma and sleep. Poster delivered at the Pediatric Nursing Journal Conference, Philadelphia PA, June 2-4.

Sadler, L.S., Redeker, N.R., Ordway, M., Banasiak, N., Crowley, A., Caldwell, B., Canapari, C. & Fenick, A. (2016). Partnering with families and pediatric clinicians to improve sleep health in children living in socioeconomically stressed environments. Poster delivered at the Eastern Nursing Research Society 28th Annual Scientific Sessions, Pittsburgh, PA, April 13-15.

Banasiak, N. & Meadows-Oliver, M. (2013). Evaluating asthma websites with the brief DISCERN and HON label for quality content and for readability. Poster delivered at the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. Orlando, FL, April 18-22.