Nursing Faculty & Staff

Saida S. Abdul-Aziz, MSN, RN, MBA-HCM, CDE, DHA (abd)

Instructor of Nursing


Educational Background 

  • Doctor of Health Administration (enrolled University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ)
  • Masters of Science in Nursing and Masters of Business Administration with Healthcare Management - University of Phoenix, Phoenix AZ
  • Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration - University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
  • Associate Degree in Nursing - Nash Community College, Rocky Mount, NC


  • Post-Masters Certificate in Distance Education - Thomas Edison State College, Trenton, NJ
  • Nonprofit Management Certificate – Nonprofit Institute - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • ANA Psychiatric Nurse Certification
  • Rutgers Summer School of Alcohol Studies and Alcoholism Counselor Certification Prep - New Brunswick, NJ

Professional Roles

  • NUR 412  Nursing of the Family & Community, Course Coordinator
  • NUR 317  Nursing III: Behavioral Health & Chronicity, Clinical faculty
  • Healthcare Administrative Consultant/Compliance - Quba Institute, Philadelphia, PA

Scholarly Work

  • Oral Presenter: University of Oxford Round Table Discussion - Health, Nursing, Environment
  • Oral Presenter: Michigan State University’s 6th Int’l - Mental Health Conference on Intimate Partner Violence
  • Participant Observer: Queen’s University Belfast Global Forum on Higher Education for Democratic Innovation
  • Annual guest exchange Faculty for St. George and Kingston Universities - Health Science Faculties teaching Critical Thinking
  • Scheduled annual Lecturer on Ethics in Palliative Care for Geriatric Populations - University of Vienna
  • Scheduled annual Oral Presenter at Valparaiso University, Valparaiso - Chile Child Maltreatment: Child Marriage & Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
  • Peer reviewer: International Review of Open and Distance Learning Journal - Independent biomedical research editing company
  • Program developer and administrator for international immersion and mentoring program for “Leadership Development through Multidisciplinary Mentoring in the Culture, Language

Professional Organization Memberships

  • American Nurses Association (ANA)
  • Pennsylvania State Nurses Association (PSNA)
  • American Association of Muslim Health Professionals
  • Community Board Member of University of Pennsylvania’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships
  • Faculty Liaison for Quba Institute to the National Honor Society for Secondary Schools Philadelphia Faith-Based Disaster Preparedness Planning Committee

Contact Information

Saida S. Abdul-Aziz

Saida S. Abdul-Aziz, MSN, RN, MBA-HCM, CDE, DHA (abd)
Instructor of Nursing


nursing faculty & staff

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