Naomi Amudala, MSN
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Rheumatology (Arthritis)

MSN, MGH Institute of Health Professions

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

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 3 Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of CCX168 (Avacopan) in Patients with Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody (ANCA)-Associated Vasculiti
02/28/2017 - 02/27/2020 (Co-PI)
PI: Paul A. Monach, MD, PhD
ChemoCentryx, Inc.

A Double-blind, Randomised, Placebo-controlled Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of Mepolizumab in the Treatment of Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis in Subjects Receiving Stand
09/24/2014 - 12/31/2018 (Co-PI)
PI: Paul A. Monach, MD, PhD
GlaxoSmithKline, Inc.

Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
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  1. 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; DOI: 10.1136/annrheumdis-2014-206095;.
  2. 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; PMCID: PMC4008683; DOI: 10.3899/jrheum.131096;.
  3. 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; PMCID: PMC3962511.
  4. 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; PMCID: PMC3434311; DOI: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2012.02.010;.

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Bar chart showing 4 publications over 3 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2014

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75 E. Newton St Evans Building
Boston MA 02118
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