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Maan Isabella Cajita, BSN, RN-BC

Maan Isabella Cajita

Doctoral Type:

PhD Candidate




Nancy Hodgson, PhD, RN, FAAN and Hae-Ra Han, PhD, RN, FAAN
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Ms. Cajita is a BSN-PhD student who graduated with high academic honors from University of Illinois at Chicago. She holds ANCC certifications in cardiac-vascular nursing and gerontological nursing. She worked as a staff nurse on a Tele/Vent unit in a Magnet hospital in Illinois prior to moving to Baltimore. She is passionate about using nursing research to improve cardiovascular disease management practices, especially among older people with heart failure.

Dissertation Focus

Examining facilitators and barriers that influence intention to adopt mHealth in older people with heart failure

Major Achievement(s)

  • NIH/NINR T32 NR012704 Interdisciplinary Training in Cardiovascular Health Research Pre-doctoral Fellow
  • NIH 5TL1TR001078-02 Multidisciplinary Predoctoral Clinical Research Training Program Fellow
  • Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing inductee