Dr Maryam Alvandi
Alvandi is a professor in the Faculty of Health Disciplines at Athabasca University where she teaches multiple courses, including Organizational Behaviour, Health Care Informatics, Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Setting, and Teaching in Health Disciplines for the Masters of Nursing and Health Studies programs. She promotes critical thinking to expand students' basic knowledge, self-confidence, and achievement skills. She strives to demonstrate personal qualities, such as enthusiasm, integrity, growth, courage, and commitment to excellence, initiatives and cooperation. She provides opportunities for her students to develop their own unique personal skills and leadership qualities. She uses intrinsic rewards through positive feedback and personal attention in order to encourage growth and self-confidence. She demonstrates excellent initiative, intellectual curiosity, and commitment to excellence. She has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals that illustrates her significant records of intellectual and professional contributions in healthcare.
June 19, 2019
It is imperative for organizations to support diversity and acknowledge individuals’ differences in order to foster better morale, promote creativity and innovations, improve decision making, and create social justice that advocates equity.
December 27, 2016
Diabetes and obesity are major public health priorities that are highly associated with environmental factors and correlated with the availability of open space in neighborhoods and communities.
December 18, 2016
The elderly population in the United States is growing significantly. People who are 80 years and older most likely need long-term care due to severe disabilities.
December 14, 2016
Racial and ethnic differences in access to healthcare are not always due to differences in financial resources and insurance coverage. A majority of minorities receive fewer services when compared with whites who have the same level of health coverage and income.
December 10, 2016
Healthcare quality issues are a typical legal issue.
December 06, 2016
There are long-standing problems associated with the administration of healthcare, such as racial and ethnic health disparities, and the geographic variation in the quality and quantity of care provided, that are important for the healthcare industry to address
November 28, 2016
A well-functioning healthcare system must be coordinated, efficient, cost-effective, and goal-oriented. Unfortunately, these words donít summarize healthcare services in the United States.