Valeria Ramdin, Northeastern University

Valeria A. Ramdin


Director, Global Health Nursing; Associate Clinical Professor; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Leader for the School of Nursing


Research Interests

Vitamin D and link with socioecology of health; Self-care/self-management to improve and sustain an individual’s health; Implementation science related to cancer and healthy aging.


Valeria Ramdin Ph.D, MS, APRN-BC, CNE, FPCC, a named Fellow with PlaneTree International Inc. and Board certified Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, is also the Director of Global Health Affairs_Nursing, and a Faculty Lead for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Bouvé College of Health Science at Northeastern University.

She is well rounded with experiences as a practitioner, an entrepreneur, a global-minded nurse, a professional mentor and a leader. As a scholar her interdisciplinary research focuses on healthy aging and person-centered care at the intersection of translational and implementation science.

She has received many awards and accolades for her leadership and excellence in care and academia, and uses her 35+ years in healthcare, including her Nurse Practitioner role and knowledge to advance health and holds certification in Women’s Leadership from Oxford University.


Johnson, V., Ramdin, V., Webber-Richey, K. et al. (April 2023). Mentoring BIPOC Nursing Faculty toward Leadership Excellence: A Concept Analysis with Historical Research. The ABNFF Journal Vol 2. No 1 The ABNFF Journal – April 2023.pdf

Howard, Evin J., Vesper, Stephen J., Guthrie, Barbara J., Petty, Carter R., Ramdin, Valeria A., Sheehan, William J., Gaffin, Jonathan M., Permaul, P., Lai, Peggy S., Bartnikas, Lisa M., Cunningham, A., Hauptman, M., Gold, Diane R., Baxi, Sachin N., Phipatanakul, Wanda (2021). Asthma Prevalence and Mold Levels in US Northeastern Schools. JACI: In Practice. Volume 9, Issue 3, March 2021, Pages 1312-1318 Asthma Prevalence and Mold Levels in US Northeastern Schools — ScienceDirect

Ramdin, V., Kim, M., Pozzar, R., Zhang, Y., Zhou, X. and Fombelle, P. (2018). Resident Autonomy in Assisted Living Facilities: A Conceptual Framework for Transformative Service Research. Linköping University Electronic Press. pp.1088-1099.

Gipson-Jones, Trina L., Pierre Natacha, Reifenstein, Karen, Campbell-Law, Lucindra, Ramdin Valeria A., Richards, Enest, Johnson, Vanessa, Pritchard, Kyndall, Oliver, JoAnn, and McNeal, Gloria J. (2020). ABNF statement on COVID-19 disparate impact on African Americans. The ABNF Journal, 31(2).

Ramdin, V (2016). American Public Health Association Conference Proceeding Journal. Abstracts. The Association of Vitamin D and Chronic Disease in the Older Adult: With implication for the patient with pain.

Professional and Community Service

Association of Black Nursing Faculty Research and Public Policy Committee and assistant editor for their ABNFF Journal

Metro East Medical Reserve Corp

Eastern Nursing Research Society member — abstract reviewer as needed; Sigma Theta Tau

Catholic Schools of Arlington Advisory Board member

African Caribbean Cancer Consortium (AC3) Research Workgroup member

Courses Taught

PhD Dissertation Continuation

Comparative Health Systems — Global Dialogue — London, UK

Global Health

Introduction to Research Methods and Application for Healthcare

Influences on Health and Illness

Leadership and Management

Care of the Acutely Ill Adult  2 

Pathophysiology Interventions, Assessment and Community Care