Azza H. Ahmed, DNSc, RN, IBCLC, CPNP


Post Master's PNP Certificate, Purdue University
DNSc, University of Cairo
MS, University of Cairo
BS, University of Cairo

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner


Dr. Ahmed’s research is focused on developing and testing interventions that support and improve breastfeeding outcomes among vulnerable populations, specifically preterm infants and low-income mother/infant dyads. She designed LACTOR, an interactive web-based breastfeeding monitoring system, and is currently conducting a randomized controlled trial funded by Indiana CTSI to test the effect of LACTOR on breastfeeding outcomes. Dr. Ahmed is also interested in improving breastfeeding education among health professionals. She actively mentors Masters, Doctor of Nursing Practice and PhD national and international students. She teaches Pediatric Nursing for undergraduates and Sociocultural nursing at the graduate level. Her work is published in peer-reviewed journals and she presents in national and international forums. She is a fellow at Purdue University Entrepreneurial Leadership Academy.

Area(s) of Specialization

Health and Healthcare for Children and Families

Sociocultural Nursing

Pediatric Nursing

Current CV (PDF)

Ahmed, Azza H.
Associate Professor

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