Veronica Amos, PhD, RN

 
Assistant Director, Nurse Anesthesia
Assistant Professor, OSAH
Address: 365C
Phone Number: 410-706-1995
Fax Number: 410-706-1719

Education: 

  • PhD, Policy Sciences (Health Policy), University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, 2002
  • MS, Nurse Anesthesia, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, 2007
  • MS, Community/Public Health, University of Maryland School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, 2000
  • BSN, Nursing, University of Maryland School of Nursing Baltimore, MD, 1999
  • BS, Sociology, University of the State of New York, Albany, NY, 1996

Research: 

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group (PACTG) Grant at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

  • Study of Physical and Metabolic Abnormalities in HIV Infected and Uninfected Children and Youth
  • Perinatal Core Protocol – To Increase Knowledge of the Best Care for Pregnant Women with HIV and Their Children, and to Study the Safety and Effectiveness of the Anti-HIV Treatments They Use
  • Nonlinear Pharmacokinetics of High-Dose Recombinant Fusion Protein CD4-IgG2 Observed in HIV-1 Infected Children
  • Pediatric Late Outcomes Protocol
  • Factors Affecting Adherence to Anti-HIV Drug Regimens in Children and Adolescents

Doctoral Dissertation
Primary Prevention for HIV Positive African American Women: An Ethnographic Approach to Understanding Prevention

Oral Presentations:

  • Women’s Health as You Approach Your 50’s. Fort Washington, MD (April 2013)
  • So Your Child Needs Surgery: Anesthesia Concerns. Fort Washington, MD (January 2013)
  • Getting Ready to Take the Nurse Anesthesia Boards. Diversity in Nurse Anesthesia Mentoring Program, Philadelphia, PA (March 2012) 
  • African Americans and HIV - Where Are We Today? True Gospel Tabernacle Church of God in Christ, Philadelphia, PA (May 2008) 
  • N. Rakhmanina, K. Williams, T. Rakusan, A. Scher, V. Amos, H. Spiegel. New trends in epidemiology of the newly identified HIV infection in African American children at Children’s National Medical Center. Washington, DC. (November 2005)

Poster Presentations:

  • Aprepitant: A new Modality for the Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting. American Association of Nurse Anesthetist Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV (August 2013)
  • 5-HT3 Antagonists to Prevent Spinal Induced Hypotension: A Review of Literature. American Association of Nurse Anesthetist Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV (August 2013)

Primary Teaching Areas: 

  • NURS 613: Principles of Nursing Anesthesia I
  • NURS 614: Principles of Nursing Anesthesia II
  • NURS 654: Principles of Nursing Anesthesia III
  • NURS 672: Principles of Nurse Anesthesia IV
  • NURS 675: Anesthesia Nursing Seminar II

Academic & Professional Activities: 

  • 2010-Present: National Black Nurses Association
  • 2005-Present: American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • 2000-Present: National Honor Society in Psychology - Psi Beta Chapter
  • 2000-Present: Phi Kappa Phi – National Honor Society
  • 1999-Present: Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society – Pi Chapter