Mary Lynn Davis-Ajami, PhD, MBA, MS, NP-C, RN is a tenure track Assistant Professor and graduate concentration coordinator for the Nursing Administration and Leadership Program for the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing in the department of Adult Health and Nursing Systems. She has an established acute and ambulatory care management record; as well as publications, research and grant funding. Dr. Davis-Ajami is a health services researcher with an interest in health, utilization and cost outcomes in adults with complex chronic disease with a focus on a dyad of diabetes, hypertension and chronic kidney disease. Her research portfolio includes extramural funding as a co-investigator from NIH [NIH-DK102177; R-34] for CKD related safety events in ambulatory care, and contract work with the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) for CDC sponsored chronic disease research, as well as intramural funding for health care utilization, costs and health outcomes in complex chronic disease. She has expertise in large complex survey and claims longitudinal database analysis (e.g. MEPS, H-CUP, NHANES). Dr. Davis-Ajami holds a PhD from The Ohio State University, College of Pharmacy’s Pharmacy Administration program in health outcomes, health-services research with a secondary field from the Fisher College of Business; an MBA from Wake Forest University, as well as a MS (FNP track) from The University of Southern Indiana.
Health utilization and cost outcomes in adults with complex chronic disease with a focus on a dyad of diabetes; Hypertension and Chronic kidney disease.