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Paula Nersesian, PhD, MPH, RN

Paula Nersesian
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Paula Nersesian has practiced public health nursing in the U.S. and in developing countries for the past 30 years. Her extensive health promotion and disease prevention experience spans efforts to improve health for populations, families and individuals. Dr. Nersesian’s research has examined loneliness and biomarkers of systemic inflammation among middle-aged U.S. adults, and linkages between neighborhood quality and loneliness. As a nurse educator, she has guided graduate students in community assessment and proposal development and pre-licensure students in situated learning with community-dwelling older adults. Dr. Nersesian earned her PhD in nursing and MPH from Johns Hopkins.

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