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Meg Zomorodi, PhD, RN, CNL, FAAN

Professor Adult Health, End of Life Issues, Health Care Systems, Nursing Education 919.843.6211

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Nursing
Carrington Hall, CB #7460
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460

Office: 526

Meg Zomorodi PhD, RN, CNL, FAAN is Assistant Provost for Interprofessional Education and Practice at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Professor in the School of Nursing.

Dr. Zomorodi received her BSN and PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing, and in 2014 was selected as a Josiah Macy Faculty Scholar. She currently serves as the Director of the Rural Interprofessional Health Initiative (RIPHI), in which interprofessional teams of students work together with rural and underserved communities to give back using a quality improvement methodology.

Dr. Zomorodi was named the Well Care Home Health Faculty Scholar in June 2016; establishing a partnership between the School of Nursing and Well Care Home Health to engage students in interprofessional activities and establish a program to promote home health nursing to graduate students. Previously, she served as the Faculty Lead for Graduate Programs in Health Care Systems for the School of Nursing, and was Chair for the Master’s Executive Committee. She recently completed a two-year program with Sigma Theta Tau International as a Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy Scholar, and returns annually to teach at the Harvard-Macy Institute: A Systems Approach to Assessment in Health Professions.

Dr. Zomorodi teaches across the graduate and undergraduate nursing programs and has a passion for developing collaborations and innovations in teaching.

2019: Fellow, American Academy of Nursing

2014-2016: Macy Faculty Scholar

2015: Fellow i3@UNC Office of Learning Technology Fellows Program

2011-2013: Sigma Theta Tau National Faculty Leadership Academy Scholar

2011: Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD) Award, UNC School of Nursing Alumni Association

2009: Faculty Excellence Award Winner, UNC School of Nursing

2009: Research Podium Award, National Teaching Institute, New Orleans, LA

2008: Future Faculty Fellowship Award Recipient

2008: Tanner Teaching Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching by Graduate Teaching Assistants

Book Chapters

Zomorodi, M. (2014). Nursing management: Acute intracranial problems. In S.
Lewis, M.M. Heitkemper, S.R. Dirksen, P.G. O’Brien, & L. Bucher (Eds.). Medical Surgical Nursing Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems (9th ed., Ch 57). (peer reviewed)

Zomorodi, M. (2014). Nursing management: Stroke. In S.Lewis, M.M.
Heitkemper, S.R. Dirksen, P.G. O’Brien, & L. Bucher (Eds.). Medical Surgical Nursing Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems (9th ed., Ch 58). (peer reviewed)

Articles in Refereed Journals (Published or in press)

Dow, A. W., Reising, D., Peyre, S., Zomorodi, M., Hanyok, L. A., van Schaik, S., Karpa, K., Colson, E., Hasnain, M., Day, L., Beard, K., Willgerodt., Julion, W., Mdigosky, W., Thibault, G. (in press, published online September, 12, 2015). Is it time for an interprofessional professional society? Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice. doi:

Sherwood, G. & Zomorodi, M. (2014). A New Mindset for Quality and Safety:
The QSEN Competencies Redefine Nurses’ Roles in Practice. Journal of Nephrology Nursing. 41(1), 15-23.

Olson DM, Zomorodi MG, James ML, Cox CE, Moretti EW, Riemen KE, Graffagnino C. (2014). Exploring the Impact of Augmenting Sedation Assessment with Physiologic Monitors. Australian Critical Care. 27(3), 145-50.

Olson, D., Zomorodi, M., Amato, A., Graffagnino, C., Zomorodi, A., & Britz. G. (2013). Continuous cerebral spinal fluid drainage is associated with complications for patients admitted with subarachnoid hemorrhage. Journal of Neurosurgery, 119(4), p.974-980, doi: 10.3171/2013.6.JNS122403.

Zomorodi, M., Topley, D., & McAnaw, M. (2012). Developing a mobility protocol for
early mobilization of patients in a Surgical/Trauma ICU. Critical Care Research & Practice. doi:10.1155/2012/964547

Amato, A., Britz, G., James, M., Graffagnino, C., Zomorodi, A., Zomorodi, M.,
& Olson, D. (2011). An observational pilot study of CSF diversion in subarachnoid haemorrhage. Nursing in Critical Care, 16(5), 252-260.

Kim, J., Amato, A., Britz, G., Graffagnino, C., James, M., Zomorodi, A., Zomorodi, M.,
& Olson, D. (2011). Continuous and intermittent CSF diversion after subarachnoid hemorrhage: A pilot study” Neurocritical Care, 14(1), 68-72.

Zomorodi, M., & Bowen, G. (2010). Value-behavior congruency when providing
End-of-life Care in the Intensive Care Unit. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing 29(5), 295-304.

Zomorodi, M., & Lynn, M. R. (2010). Instrument development measuring critical care
nurses attitudes and behaviors with end-of-life care. Nursing Research, 59, 234-240

Zomorodi, M., & Lynn, M. R. (2010). Critical Care Nurses’ Values and behaviors with
End-of-Life Care: Perceptions and challenges. Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing, 12(2), 89-96.

Zomorodi, M., & Foley, B. J. (2009). Clarifying the ‘Thin Line:’ Advocacy versus
paternalism in nursing. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 65(8), 1746-1752.