Abraham Ndiwane, EdD, MSc, RN, CHES

Abraham Ndiwane profile
Associate Professor, Nursing
(617) 643-8798
Office Location: 
Shouse - 236

Abraham Ndiwane received his doctorate in education where he specialized in administration, training, and policy studies. Currently he is Associate Professor in the School of Nursing. He is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) with clinical practice interests in health education and care of persons in culturally diverse communities and health care settings.

Research Interests

  • Integration of cultural competency into the curriculum with simulation technology
  • Health promotion education in underrepresented /minority populations
  • Policy & workforce issues in organizations & healthcare settings


RN, Nursing and Midwifery School, Cameroon, West Africa
RMW, Nursing and Midwifery School, Cameroon, West Africa
BA, Sociology, Boston University College of Liberal Arts, Boston, MA
BSN, Boston University School of Nursing, Boston, MA
MScN, Community Health, Bouvé College of Nursing, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
EdD, Administration, Training & Policy Studies, Boston University School of Education, Boston, MA
Certificate, Geriatric Nursing Research, Hartford Institute/AJN, New York University, New York, NY


Ndiwane, AN., Baker, N., Makosky, A., Reidy, P., Guarino, A., (2017). Use of Simulation to Integrate Cultural Humility Into Advanced Health Assessment for Nurse Practitioner Students. Journal of Nursing Education. 56(9), 567-571.  [doi:10.3928/01484834-20170817-11 ]

Moreau, P.J., Sullivan-Bolyai, S., Ndiwane, A.N., Jaffarian, C.A. (2017). Development and Psychometric Testing of the EFURM Scale: A measure to Evaluate Faculty Engagement With Underrepresented Minority Nursing Students. Journal of Nursing Measurement. 25(2) 2017, E108-E129.

Ndiwane A., Klar R., Koul O., Dunker K.S., Remington R., Miller K. (2015). A Geriatric Education Model for Graduate Entry Studies. Austin Journal of Nursing & Health Care. 2(1), 1-5.

Ndiwane, A.N., Koul, O., Theroux, R. (2014). Implementing Standardized Patient to teach Cultural Competence to graduate nursing students. Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 10(2), e87-e94,

Ndiwane, A.N. (2008 Summer). Laying Down the Knife May Decrease Risk of HIV Transmission: Cultural Practices in Cameroon with Implications for Public health and Policy. Journal of Cultural Diversity, 15, (2), 76-80.

Ndiwane, A.N. (2008). Mosby’s Pocket Guide to Cultural Health Assessment: Cameroon. In D'Avanzo, C. & Geissler, E.M. 4th edition. St. Louis: Mosby

Ndiwane, A.N. (2005). Teaching with the Nightingale Tracker Technology in Community-based Nursing Education. Journal of Nursing Education, 44 (1), 40-42*

Ndiwane, A.N., Miller, K.H., Bonner, A., Imperio, K., Matzo, M., McNeal, G., Amertil, N., et al. (2004). Enhancing cultural competencies of advanced practice nurses: Health care challenges in the twenty-first century. Journal of Cultural Diversity, 2, (3), 118-121*

Curriculum Vitae