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Maja Djukic, Ph.D., R.N.

Maja Djukic, PhD, RN is an Assistant Professor at the New York University College of Nursing, where she was a Mary Clark Rockefeller Doctoral Fellow, with Professor Christine Kovner, PhD, RN, FAAN as her primary mentor. She studies the impact of social and physical aspects of nurse work environments on nurse work outcomes and quality of patient care delivery. Her primary research interest is in developing effective interventions to promote nurse manager implementation of evidence-based nurse work environment improvement strategies vital to high quality healthcare. Dr. Djukic is the Principal Investigator on a study funded by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Center for Regulatory Excellence examining practice role expectations and educational preparation related to healthcare quality and safety for entry-level nurses across 15 U.S. states. As a co-Principal Investigator on a Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation funded project NYU3T: Teaching, Technology, Teamwork, she is collaborating with NYU School of Medicine faculty to develop, implement, and evaluate a technology-enhanced curriculum for improving inter-professional teamwork competencies of future nurses and physicians. She has published her research in Nursing Research, American Journal of Nursing, Journal of Professional Nursing, and Health Care Management Review and has presented at a number of national conferences.