Janet A. Dewan, PhD, MS, CRNA

Assistant Clinical Professor

Faculty, School of Nursing

Office: 207E Robinson Hall

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 617-373-3126

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Education and Training:
PhD     Northeastern University
CRNA  New England Medical Center School of Nurse Anestheais
MSN   Pace University Leinhard School of Nursing
AB       Douglas College, Rutgers University

Board Certifications:
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, NBCRNA
Registered Advanced Practice Nurse, Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing
Conseil National des Infirmières et des Sages Femmes”, Rwandan Nurse and Midwifery Board, International

Research Interests:
Global Health, Surgical Safety, Anesthesia

Selected publications:
Dewan, J. Clementine’s three patients. Stylus: A medicine and humanities journal. University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Spring 2016 issue. Vol. 5; 2015 to 2016.

Dewan, J.  Ventriculo-peritoneal Shunt and Ventriculo-Peritoneal Shunt Revision  in Vargo, Matt,.Vargo Pedi Anesthesia,  Computer Software; available at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/pedi-anesthesia/id471321084?mt=8;  17 Sept 2015.

Dewan, J., The WHO Global Code of Practice on the International recruitment of health Personnel; Analysis with Nurses’ Perspectives.  Dissertation. PhD defended April 2014. Proquest LLC. UMI 3617926.

Dewan, J. Interview: Safe Surgery is a women’s Issue.  Lifebox Corporation interview for international Womens’ Day at http://www.lifebox.org. March 8 2014.

Feinmann, J.  Interview with Janet Dewan and Maman Sani Chaibou. Jouney of an Oximeter. BMJ 2013 doi: 10.1136.  15 January 2013.

Translation from French
Chaibou, M.S., Samuila, S. Sani, R. et. Al. Management of post operative pain: experience at the Niamey National Hospital, Niger; Journal of Pain Research; 2012:5, 591-595 Janet Dewan Trans. http://www.dovepress.com/management-of-postoperative-pain-experience-of-the-niamey-national-hos-peer-reviewed-article-JPR.

Areas of Expertise:
Nurse Anesthesia, International Health Law

Honors & Awards
Global Humanitarian Hero Citation Lifebox Corp/WHO Leadership International, August 19, 2015
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Didactic Instructor of the Year, 2007

Appointments/Clinical Practice Affiliation:
Winchester Anesthesia Associates

Professional & Community Service:
Member, American Nurses Association
Member, International Anesthesia Research Society
Member, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
Member, Lifebox Foundation; Expert reference Group – Pediatric Probe Development 
Member, Arlington MA Emergency Nursing Task Force
Volunteer Blood Donor, American Red Cross
Volunteer, International Organization for Women and Development
Advisory Board Member, Medical Volunteer, and Anesthetist and Guest Faculty, University of Niamey L’hôpital National de Niamey
Volunteer, Organization Advisory Board Member, anesthetist and Professor, International Organization for Women and Development, Kibagabaga, Kigali, Rwanda.
Flu Clinic Volunteer, City of Arlington MA

Global Health Activities:
Consultant, International Federation of Nurse Anesthetists Accreditation report and on-site visit. Phebe School of Nurse Anesthesia , Bong County Liberia
Health Volunteers Overseas (HVO) Anesthesia Programs Steering Committee
Consortium for Universities for Global Health (GUGH)
Scientific Program Advisory Committee (SPAC)
Seed Global Health Partnerships, Consultant, Nurse Anesthesia Program, Bong County, Liberia
Health Volunteers Overeas (HVO) Anesthesia Programs Steering Committee
Medical Board  International Organization For Women and Development (IOWD)
Teaching and Clinical volunteerism in Rwanda and Niger.