Dr. Dhaya Nandipamu

Dhaya Nandipamu

Education Profile:

DNP, Marymount University, Arlington, VA
MSN, MGR Medical University, Chennai, India
BSN, Madras Medical University, Madras, India
Registered Nurse Licensure, MD and DC

Professional Activities:

Dr. Dhaya Nandipamu is currently an Associate Professor and a full-time teaching faculty member, educating the undergraduate and graduate nursing students at Washington Adventist University located in Tacoma Park, Maryland. Additionally, she serves as the Program Coordinator for the MS Nursing Program in The School of Professional and Post Graduate Studies. Blessed with a wide-ranging experience as a bed-side as well as classroom teacher, both in India and the USA, she deems nursing her calling and practices bed-side nursing whenever opportunity arises.
Nandipamu has received a Doctorate in Nursing Practice, specializing in Leadership and Management in Nursing from Marymount University, Arlington, VA. A Nationally Certified Critical Care Nurse (CCRN), she earned her master’s degree – in Psychiatry and Mental Health Nursing- and her BSN from Christian Medical College, Vellore, India.
A proud daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Selvaraj Muthiah, now retired SDA ministers residing in India, she, along with her husband, Prasad Nandipamu, are delighted parents of two teenagers – daughter Jessica and son Jesson. Involved with the Southern Asian Seventh-day Adventist Church as a member since 2003, she has served that church in diverse church ministries. Currently, at the church, she functions as the Health and Temperance Director, an adult Sabbath School teacher, and a deaconess.


Nurses’ Attitudes, Competency, and Perceptions of the National Institute of Health Stroke Scale, poster presentation, 2016 Regional MedStar Health Research Symposium, Columbia, MD
Nurses’ Attitudes, Competency, and Perceptions of the National Institute of Health Stroke Scale, 2016 Maymount University Research Conference, Arlington, VA
Nurses’ Attitudes, Competency and Perceived Usability of the National Institute of Health Stroke Scale, 2015 Local Nursing research Council, Washington Hospital Center, Washington DC
Knowledge and Attitude of Patients’ Families on the Side Effects of Psychotropic Drugs, Presented at 1998, Research Committee, College of Nursing, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, India

Courses Taught:

NURS 254 Pharmacology
NURS 323 Pathophysiology
NURS 446 Public Health Nursing and Population Health
NURS 478 Health Care policy and Politics
NURs 708 Practicum: Nursing Administration

Contact Information:

Email: dnandip@wau.edu
Phone: 301 891 4157
Office: Health Science Building 211