Eastern Michigan University

Due to the extreme weather conditions, Eastern Michigan University is canceling all classes on Monday, February 2. This includes all planned campus activities, lectures and events. The University will be open as scheduled on Tuesday, February 3, for regular business and classes.

Sandra H. Hines

Assistant Professor

350 Marshall


Ph.D. - University of Michigan (2006)
M.S., Parent-Child Nursing - University of Michigan (1995)
B.S.N. - Eastern Michigan University (1985)
B.S., Physical Education - University of Michigan (1973)

Teaching Interests

Selected Presentations and/or Publications


  • Hines, Sandra H., Seng, Julia, S., Messer, Kassandra L., Ragunathan, T.E. Diokno, Ananias, C., Sampselle, Carolyn M. (2007). Adherence to a Behavioral Program to Prevent Incontinence. Western Journal of Nursing Research. 29(1):36-64.
  • Hines, Sandra H., Sampselle, Carolyn, M., Ronis, David., Yeo, SeonAe, Fredricson, Barbara L., Boyd, Carol L. (2007). Women's self-care agency to manage urinary incontinence: The impact of nursing agency and body experience. Advances in Nursing Science, 30(2): 175-88.
  • Messer, Kassandra L., Hines, Sandra H., Raghunathan, Trivellore E., Seng, Julia S., Diokno, Anaias C., Sampselle, Carolyn M. (2007) Self-efficacy as a predictor to PFMT adherence in prevention of urinary incontinence clincal trial. Health Education and Behavior.
  • Sampselle, Carolyn M., Messer, Kassandra L., Seng, Julia, S., Raghunathan, Trivellore E., Hines, Sandra H., Diokna, Ananias, C. (2005) Learning outcomes of a group bahavioral modification program to prevent urinary incontinence. International Urogynecology Journal, 16(6):441-6.
  • Diokno, A.C., Sampselle, C.M., Herzog, A.R., Raghunathan, T.E., Hines, S., Messer, K.L., Karl, C. & Letie, M.C.A. (2004) Prevention of urinary incontinence by behavioral modification program: A randomized controlled trial among older women in the commuity. Journal of Urology, 171:1165-71.
  • Sampselle, C.M., Hines, S. (1999) Spontaneous pushing during birth: relationship to peineal outcomes. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 44(1)36-9.

Invited Papers

  • Hines, Sandra H. (2006) Bathroom break: Calm your busy bladder. In Every Women: Your prescription for healthy living. New York: Healthspring Communication, Inc.
  • Hines, S. H. & Sampselle, C.M. (2003). That Sudden Urge: Bladder Strategies for Staying Dry and Leak-Free. In AWHONN, Every Woman: The Essential Guide for Health Living (pp.222-227)
  • Hines, S. H., Sampselle, C.M. (2002). Bladder basics: Strategies for staying dry and leak-free. In AWHONN, Every Women: The Essential Guide for Health Living(pp.156-161)


  • Hines, Sandra H. & Miller, Janis M. (2006) Urinary Incontinence. In K.D. Schuiling & F.E. Likis (Eds.) Women's Gynecologic Health. Boston:Jones and Bartlett.
  • Sampselle, C.M., Hines, S. H. (1999). Pelvic Floor Exercise. In Bulchek, G.M. McCloskey, J.C. (Ed), Nursing Interventions: Effective Nursing Treatments (Third Edition) (pp 75-87). Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co.

Additional Information


  • Nurse Practitioner Specialty Certification
  • National Certification Corporation (NCC) - Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner

Professional Affiliations:

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing - Eta Rho Chapter
  • Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
  • Michigan Nurses Association (MNA)
  • American Nurses Association (ANA)
  • American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA)
  • Health Touch International, Inc.
  • National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (NPWH)
  • Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS)
  • Society of Urologic Nurses Association (SUNA)
The School of Nursing is part of the College of Health & Human Services, 303 Everett L. Marshall Building, 734.487.0077