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Nasreen Lalani

Contact Information
Email: lalanin@purdue.edu
Office: JNSN 208 Map
Phone: (765) 494-5547
Homepage: Homepage
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

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PhD University of Alberta, Canada Nursing 2018

Research Interests

Aging and Palliative Care, Spirituality, Caregiving, Resilience, Mental Health, Post disaster Recovery

Teaching Interests

Pathophysiology, Mental Health, Palliative care, Spirituality, Qualitative Research, Advanced Nursing Concepts


2022 - Indiana State Nurses Association
2021 - American Psychiatric Nurses' Association
2020 - Purdue Agricultural Science and Extension for Economic Development (AgSEED)
2020 - Macy's Foundation

Selected Publications

Lalani, N., Cai, Y. Palliative Care For Rural Growth And Wellbeing: Identifying Perceived Barriers And Facilitators In Access To Palliative Care In Rural Indiana, USA. BMC Palliat Care 21, 25 (2022). Https://doi.org/10.1186/s12904-022-00913-8

Lalani, N., Cai, Y., Wang, Y. (June 2022). Hard To Say Goodbye Over IPad: Experiences Of Palliative Care Providers And Lessons Learned During The Covid-19 Pandemic In Rural Communities Of Indiana, USA, (Accepted For Publication In Journal Of Hospice And Palliative Nursing)

Cai, Y., & Lalani, N. (2021). Examining Barriers And Facilitators To Palliative Care Access In Rural Areas: A Scoping Review. American Journal Of Hospice And Palliative Medicine, 10499091211011145.

MacDermid Wadsworth, S., Toombs, A., Lalani, N., Ruiz, Y., Marceau, K., McCormick, C., & Elias, C. (2021, Winter). Supporting Family Resilience In The Context Of Disasters. National Council For Family Relations (NCFR) Report: Bridging The Research-Practice Divide.

Lalani, N., Drolet, J., Mc Donald Harker, C., Brown, M.R.G., Brett- MacLean, P., Agyapong, V.I.O., Greenshaw, A.J., & Silverstone, P. (2021). Nurturing Spiritual Resilience To Promote Post-disaster Community Recovery: The 2016 Alberta Wildfire In Canada. Special Issue Of Frontiers In Public Health, 9, Https://doi.org/10.3389/fpubh.2021.682558

Lalani, N., & Chen, A. (2021). Spirituality In Nursing And Health: A Historical Context, Challenges, And Way Forward. Holistic Nursing Practice, 35(4), 206-210.

Lalani, N., Duggleby, W, & Olson, J. (2021). I Need Presence And A Listening Ear: Perspectives Of Spirituality And Spiritual Care Among Healthcare Providers In A Hospice Setting In Pakistan. Journal Of Religion And Health. 60(4), 28622877. Https://doi.org/10.1007/s10943-021-01292-9.

Lalani, N. (2020). Meanings And Interpretations Of Spirituality In Nursing And Health. Religions, 11, 428; Doi:10.3390/rel11090428.

Ali, G., & Lalani, N. (2020). Approaching Spiritual And Existential Care Needs In Health Education: Applying SOPHIE (self-exploration Through Ontological, Phenomenological, And Humanistic, Ideological, And Existential Expressions), As Practice Methodology. Religions, 11(9), 451.

Lalani, N., & Ali, G. (2020). Methodological And Ethical Challenges While Conducting Qualitative Research On Spirituality And End Of Life In A Muslim Context: A Guide To Novice Researchers. International Journal Of Palliative Nursing. 26(7), 362-370.

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