Nuha Alshabani, PhD
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

PhD, The University of Akron
MA, The University of Akron
BS, Baldwin Wallace College

Nuha Alshabani PhD is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. Dr. Nuha Alshabani is a licensed psychologist at the both Recovery from Stress and Trauma through Outpatient Care, Research, and Education (RESTORE) Center and the Immigrant Refugee Health Center (IRHC).

She received her doctorate in Counseling Psychology from The University of Akron. She completed her predoctoral clinical internship at Denver Health Medical Center. She completed her post-doctoral training in Trauma and Context from the Department of Psychiatry at Boston Medical Center.

Dr. Alshabani’s research focuses on improving health equity in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment for marginalized groups. She has extensive expertise in collaborating with communities to design and test interventions and implementation strategies to increase accessibility to, quality and cultural responsiveness of, and engagement in PTSD treatment.

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Boston Medical Center

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  1. Ceroni TL, Holmes SC, Alshabani N, Silver KE, Johnson DM. The Role of Race, Social Support, Empowerment, and Posttraumatic Cognitions in Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence Symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Violence Against Women. 2023 Dec 21; 10778012231214773. PMID: 38128921
  2. Valentine SE, Alshabani N, Godfrey LB, Paul E, Clark C, Giovannini K, Nillni YI. Considerations for the provision of PTSD treatment among pregnant women with substance use histories: A clinical conceptual model based on case consultation field notes. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2023; 84:3-11.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37270989; PMCID: PMC10527811; DOI: 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2023.05.013;
  3. Alshabani N, Wolfe G, Burke KA, Keramidas NL, & Gregor MA. Impact of COVID-19 pandemic on vocational well-being of women in counseling psychology. J Ment Health Couns. 2023; 45(3):194-212. View Publication
  4. Jadaszewski S, Speight S, Alshabani N, Singletary K, Opara B, Michael C, Lewis A. "It felt like such a closed door": Supervisory cultural rupture & humility. The Counseling Psychologist. 2023.
  5. Ritchie N,* Alshabani N,* & Cervantes L. Patient-centered goal setting to advance health equity in diabetes prevention. ADCES in Practice. 2023; 11(3):14-19. View Publication
  6. Taknint J. T., Depestre S., Alshabani, N, Martin A. Assessing psychotic spectrum disorders in partnership with patients: Three culturally-responsive therapeutic assessment case studies. Practice Innovations. 2023.
  7. Alshabani N, Gonzalez A, Johnson DM. Building Student Advocacy Through an Empowerment Based Social Justice Interventions Course. In: Fortner M & Katzarska-Miller I editors. Empowering students as change agents in psychology courses. Society of the Teaching of Psychology. 2022; 263-274.
  8. Watson MK, Alshabani N, & Swiatek S. An Intersectional Approach to Problem Drinking in the Nepali/Bhutanese Community in Northeast Ohio. Hum Organ. 2022; 81(1):60-70. View Publication
  9. McDermott RC, Wolfe G, Levant RF, Alshabani N, & Richmond K. Measurement invariance of three gender ideology scales across cis, trans, and nonbinary gender identities. Psychol of Men & Masculinities. 2021; 22(2):331–344. View Publication
  10. Levant RF, McDermott R, Parent MC, Alshabani N, Mahalik JR, Hammer JH. Development and evaluation of a new short form of the Conformity to Masculine Norms Inventory (CMNI-30). J Couns Psychol. 2020 Oct; 67(5):622-636. PMID: 32011153; PMCID: PMC10624507; DOI: 10.1037/cou0000414;
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2023 APA Commission: Ethnic Minority Recruitment, Retention and Training in Psychology II Task Force Travel Grants
2022 American Arab, Middle Eastern, and North African Psychological Association: Distinguished Dissertation Award
2022 Diversity Graduate Student Conference Travel Award, APA Division 9
2021 APA Division 17: National Multicultural Conference and Summit Grant
2021 Society of Counseling Psychology Leadership Collaborative, APA Division 17. Role PI
2021 American Psychological Association of Graduate Students: Convention Grant
2020 The University of Akron: Dr. Paul E. Panek Endowed Scholarship in Psychology
2019 The University of Akron: Passed Comprehensive Exams with Honors
2019 The University of Akron: Professional Enrichment Grant
2019 American Psychological Association (APA) Division 9: Conference Grant
2018 The University of Akron: Professional Enrichment Grant
2015 Baldwin Wallace University: Magna Cum Laude
2015 Ohio Campus Compact: Charles J. Ping Student Service Award
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