Naomi received her Master’s degree in Nursing from MGH Institute of Health Professions.
Having joined the faculty at Boston University Vasculitis Center in 2009, Naomi is a nurse practitioner who specializes in vasculitis and works in partnership with Drs. Monach, Grayson and Neogi. The majority of her time is dedicated to the clinical care of patients with vasculitis. She is also a co-investigator for a number of clinical trials in vasculitis.
A strong believer in patient autonomy, Naomi’s goal is to support and guide the patient’s decision-making process and encourage them to actively participate in their medical care.
Naomi’s Research Interests include:
-Development of new classification and diagnostic criteria for vasculitis
-Interventional clinical research for ANCA-associated vasculitis and large vessel vasculitis
-Patient perceptions in vasculitis
-Patient-reported outcomes in vasculitis evaluation
- Boston Medical Center
- MGH Institute of Health Professions, MSN
- University of Massachusetts Amherst, BA
- Published on 12/2/2014
Mohammad AJ, Hot A, Arndt F, Moosig F, Guerry MJ, Amudala N, Smith R, Sivasothy P, Guillevin L, Merkel PA, Jayne DR. Rituximab for the treatment of eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (Churg-Strauss). Ann Rheum Dis. 2016 Feb; 75(2):396-401. PMID: 25467294.
- Published on 3/15/2014
Grayson PC, Amudala NA, McAlear CA, Leduc RL, Shereff D, Richesson R, Fraenkel L, Merkel PA. Causal attributions about disease onset and relapse in patients with systemic vasculitis. J Rheumatol. 2014 May; 41(5):923-30. PMID: 24634202.
- Published on 11/1/2013
Grayson PC, Amudala NA, Mcalear CA, Leduc RL, Shereff D, Richesson R, Fraenkel L, Merkel PA. Illness perceptions and fatigue in systemic vasculitis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2013 Nov; 65(11):1835-43. PMID: 23861259.
- Published on 4/21/2012
Long-Middleton ER, Burke PJ, Cahill Lawrence CA, Blanchard LB, Amudala NH, Rankin SH. Understanding motivations for abstinence among adolescent young women: insights into effective sexual risk reduction strategies. J Pediatr Health Care. 2013 Sep-Oct; 27(5):342-50. PMID: 22525893.