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Dr. Azita Amiri

Dr. Azita Amiri

DNP

Assistant Professor


Dr. Azita Amiri is an Assistant Professor at University of Alabama in Huntsville. She teaches in the online DNP program.

Degrees Held:

  • PhD in Nursing Science – University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2014
  • MSN – University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2013
  • BSN – University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2010
  • ADN – Calhoun Community College, 2009
  • MS in Midwifery, Iran University of Medical Sciences, 1989
  • BS in Midwifery – Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, 1991

Professional Certifications

  • Certificate in Nursing Education
  • Molecular Research Methodology, World Health Organization
  • Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Molecular Methods
  • Research Methodology; Institute of Cognitive Science Studies, Yale University
  • Molecular Epidemiology, World Health Organization
  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) for Clinical Monitors, World Health Organization

Clinical Expertise

  • Leadership Education in Child Health Nursing
  • Maternal-Child Health Nursing
  • Environmental and Community Health

Research Interests

  • Environmental health
  • Environmental injustice
  • Indoor and outdoor air pollution and health outcomes
  • Environmental Health Policy

Awards and Recognitions:

  • New Faculty Research Award. University of Alabama in Huntsville. 2015.
  • School of Nursing Dean's Award (Graduate), University of Alabama at Birmingham. (April 25, 2014).
  • Individual Investigator Distinguished Research Program the University of Alabama in Huntsville (2013)
  • Alabama Board of Nursing Scholarship, 2012 and 2013
  • Maternal Child Health Traineeship, Leadership Education in Child Health Nursing (LECHN) Program (scholarship), University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2011-2013, T80 MC09653.
  • Gladys Farmer Colvin Memorial Scholarship, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2010-2011 and 2011-2012.

Publications:

  • Grillo, D., Rachel, A., Amiri, A. (2017). Nonpharmacological approaches to managing behavioral and psychiatric symptoms of dementia. Annals of Long Term Care, 25(4), 27-31.
  • Amiri, A., Vazquez, K. (2017). Electronic nicotine delivery systems: Are you prepared to have a conversation with your patients? Alabama Nurse, 44(1).
  • Amiri, A. (2017). Have they been forgotten? Alabama Nurse, 44(1), 9.
  • McCarthey, J., Willimas, J., Amiri, A. (2017). Intimate partner violence: When closeness turns deadly. American Nurse Today, 12(3), 10-13.
  • Amiri, A., & Turner-Henson, A. (2017). The Roles of Formaldehyde Exposure and Oxidative Stress in Fetal Growth in the Second Trimester. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing, 46(1), 51-62. DOI: 10.1016/j.jogn.2016.08.007
  • Rice, M., Turner-Henson, A., Park, N. J., Azuero, A., Amiri, A., Feeley, C. A., … Williams, S. (2016). Child and Maternal Factors That Influence Child Blood Pressure in Preschool Children: An Exploratory Study. Applied Nursing Research, 31, 117-120. DOI: 10.1016/j.apnr.2016.01.008.
  • Amiri, A., Pryor, E., Rice, M., Charles, D., Turner-Henson, A., Fanucchi, M. (2015). Formaldehyde Exposure during Pregnancy. The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 40(3), 180-5. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25919211
  • Amiri, A., Pryor, E., Rice, M., Charles, D., Turner-Henson, A., Fanucchi, M. (2015). Formaldehyde Exposure during Pregnancy. The American Journal and Maternal/Child Nursing, 40(3), 180-5. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25919211

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