Ms. Samira Ali, RN

Adjunct Instructor of Health Sciences


Samira is currently a Doctoral Candidate in Nursing as she studies to earn a Ph.D. in Nursing from Carlow University in Pittsburgh, PA.

She is a Registered Nurse with a Master of Science Degree in Nursing Informatics from the University of Maryland, Baltimore.  Her previous experience in Nursing has been in many health care settings around the world from Consultant to RN in Critical Care and Intensive Care units. 

Currently Ms. Ali serves as a Senior Consultant to a multi-facility Healthcare System in Seattle, WA.  She has served as a Consultant to a major Health System in Philadelphia and was the lead consultant to Adventist Health in California and Maryland. Prior assignments were at USC Health System in Los Angeles and an adjunct lecturer at the College of Nursing and Allied Health Science, Riyadh Saudi Arabia.  She also served as Associate Director of Education and Quality at Fahad National Health Affairs Hospital in Saudi Arabia. 
Ph.D. Candidate - Carlow University, Pittsburgh, PA (Nursing)
M.S.N. -  University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
B.S.N. -  George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 
  Teaching Interests at Divine Word:
Global Health: Issues and Implications
  Research Interests:
Nursing Informatics, Healthcare Information Technology with a clinical focus on build, testing and implementation.
Ambulatory current and future state on workflow – physician, nursing, Labs

  Professional Affiliations:
Virginia Multistate Registered Nurse License - RN
CA Registered Nurse License - RN
Certified Critical Care Nurse – CCRN
Somali, Arabic, English
  Intercultural Experience
Riyadh Saudi Arabia, Somalia, United States