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Ardith Z. Doorenbos, PhD, RN, FAAN

Harriet H. Werley Endowed Chair for Nursing Research

Department of Biobehavioral Nursing Science


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1024 NURS


845 S. Damen Ave., MC 802, Chicago, IL 60612

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Ardith Z. Doorenbos is a Professor in the Department of Biobehavioral Nursing Science, College of Nursing at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Dr. Doorenbos’ research is centered on pain and symptom management. Her grant portfolio is funded by the National Institute of Health and other professional sources. She has sustained record of over 200 peer-reviewed, data-based publications in nursing and multidisciplinary journals. In 2010, she was named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and in 2018, was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame.


2006 Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, Postdoctoral Certificate
2002 Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, PhD
2000 Madonna University, Livonia, Michigan, MSN
1991 Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, BSN