Laura Dean Albuja

Title/Position: Assistant Professor of Clinical


Assistant Professor of Clinical at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. Dr. Albuja completed her Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Track and Doctorate of Nursing Practice at the University of Miami. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner and currently has a shared role with the department of Pediatrics at the Miller School of Medicine Pediatric Mobile Unit. Dr. Albuja’s clinical work includes working with women and families in the Miami metro area. She teaches in Pediatric health and is interested in research and community outreach in maternal child health and health disparities.

Laura Dean Albuja, DNP, MS.Ed, ARNP, FNP-C

BA, Spanish and Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003
MS, Elementary Education with English as a Second Language Endorsement, University of Miami, 2007
AS, Associate of Science in Nursing, Miami Dade College, 2008
MS, Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner Track, University of Miami, 2011
PhD, Doctorate of Nursing Practice, University of Miami, 2012

Research and Academic Interests
Maternal Child Health
Community Health
International Health

Presentations (selected)
Albuja, L. (2013, November). Mujeres Latinas y Embarazo Sano: A Prenatal Educational Program. Podium presentation accepted at Sigma Theta Tau International 42nd Biennial Convention, Indianapolis, IN.

Albuja, L. (2013, February). Mujeres Latinas, Embarazo Sano.  University of Miami, Clinical Translational Institute, Cane Search, Miami, FL.

Aguilar, V., Albuja, L. Salani, D., & Stark, G. (2013, February). Disparities in Obesity in Immigrant Children and Adolescents Afterschool Healthier Lifestyle Intervention Program. University of Miami, Clinical Translational Institute, Cane Search, Miami, FL.

Major Accomplishments / Honors
Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Scholarship
National Scholars of Collegiate Students
Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society

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