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Amita Desai: Doctoral Nursing Students

Amita Desai, MSN, BS

DNP Alumni
Amita Desai
Advisor(s): JoAnne Silbert-Flagg, DNP, CRNP, IBCLC, FAAN
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After graduating from East Carolina University with a BS in Biology in 2009, Amita Desai developed a strong interest in nursing and completed the accelerated alternate entry MSN with a concentration as a neonatal nurse practitioner in 2013. Shortly after, she began working at the Johns Hopkins Hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.

DNP Scholarly Project

Quality improvement initiative for effective neonatal pain assessment tools within the Neonatal intensive Care Unit

Major Achievement(s)

  • Member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • Sigma Xi Grant Recipient for Department of Biology Research 2009