Maan Isabella CajitaJohns Hopkins University PhD
Ms. Cajita is a BSN-PhD student who graduated with high academic honors from University of Illinois at Chicago. She holds ANCC certifications in Cardiac-Vascular Nursing and Gerontological Nursing. She worked as a staff nurse on a Tele/Vent unit in a Magnet hospital in Illinois prior to moving to Baltimore. She is passionate about using nursing research to improve cardiovascular disease management practices, especially in the elderly population.
Research/Clinical Practice Area: Jonas Nurse Leader – Cardiovascular disease management (heart failure)
Dissertation: I am proposing to look at the relationship between health literacy, cognitive function, and physical function in elderly heart failure patients