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Nancy T. Artinian

  • Visiting Professor


Post-doctoral, University of Michigan
PhD, Wayne State University
MSN, Wayne State University 
BSN, Mercy College of Detroit

Interest Areas:

Testing interventions (cognitive, behavioral, or technology-based) to reduce cardiovascular risk factors:

  • Promotion of physical activity and or healthy eating
  • Reduction of hypertension

Cardiovascular health and health disparities


Shimbo, D., Chair, Artinian, N. T., Basile, J.N., Krakoff, L. R., Margolis, K. L., Rakotz, M.K., Wozniak, G. Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring at Home: A Joint Policy Statement from the AHA and AMA. (2020). Circulation. 142(4), e42-e63.

Norman, J. E., Kupzyk, K., Artinian, N. T., Keteyian, S. J., Pohzel, B. J. (2020). The Influence of the HEART Camp Intervention on Physical Function, Health Related Quality of Life, Depression, Anxiety and Fatigue in Patients with Heart Failure, European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 19(1):64-73.

Pozehl, B.J., McGuire, R., Duncan, K., Kupzyk, K., Norman J.F, Artinian, N.T., Deka, P., Krueger, S. K., Saval, M. A., Keteyian, S.J. (2018). Effects of the HEART Camp Trial on Adherence to Exercise in Patients with Heart Failure. Journal of Cardiac Failure. 24(10), 654-660.

Piano, M.R., Artinian, N. T., DeVon, H.A., Pressler, S. Hickey, K. PhD5, Chyun, D. A. (2018). Cardiovascular Nursing Science Priorities: A Statement from the American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Nursing. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 33(4), E11-E20.

Pozehl, B.J., McGuire, R., Duncan, K., Hertzog, M., Deka, P., Norman J.F, Artinian, N.T., Saval, M. A., Keteyian, S.J. (2018). Accelerometer-measured daily activity levels and related factors in patients with heart failure. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. 33(4), E11-E20.


2015-2016 - Reducing Heart Disease in Detroit: A Community Outreach Approach. (PI, Gleason-Comstock, J.; Artinian, N. T., co-investigator). Funded by the Detroit Medical Center Foundation, Award Amount: $98,780, 01/01/15-12/31/15.

2012-2017 - Promoting Adherence to Exercise in Patients with Heart Failure (R01 HL112979- 01, PI Pozehl, B, Artinian N. T. Site PI.); 4/01/12-3/31/17; Award amount: $3.36 million.

2012-2014 - Socio-behavioral Training and Research [STaR] program for Nursing College Students (1R25 NR013160-01A1, PIs Artinian and Li); 9/21/12-8/31/2014; Award Amount: $40,000.

2012-2013 - Using SMS Reminders in the Emergency Department to Improve Medication Adherence; Buis (PI), Levy (Co-I), Artinian (Co-I), Schwiebert (Co-I), Yarandi (Co-I) Center for Health Research Wayne State University College of Nursing Detroit Medical Center Faculty Scholar Award; $11,295.

2010-2014 - Text Messaging to Improve Hypertension Medication Adherence in African Americans (AHRQ, R21 HS019092-01, Buis PI); 09/30/1009/29/14; Role: Co-Investigator; Award Amount: $297,224.

Honors & Awards:

  • 2014 - Katharine A. Lembright Award & Lecture, Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing, American Heart Association

  • 2010 - Fellow of the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association

  • 2009 - Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing

  • 2006 - Wayne State University Board of Governors Distinguished Faculty Fellow