Assistant Clinical Professor

Janet A. Dewan, PhD, MS, CRNA



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

Rayla, Global Health, Surgical Safety, Anesthesia

Areas of Expertise

Nurse Anesthesia, International Health Law

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;  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 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.

Appointments/Clinical Practice Affiliation

Winchester Anesthesia Associates

Honors and Awards

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

Professional and 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 Medical Advisory Board
  • 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.

Contact Information


207E Robinson Hall


[email protected]



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