AJ Jadalla

Professor, School of Nursing


  • Ph.D. Nursing - Loma Linda University, CA, USA
  • MSN Oncology Nursing - Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
  • BSN Nursing - University of Jordan, Jordan

  • Caregivers of Cancer Patients
  • Evidence of Translation in Practice Settings
  • Acculturation and Health

Selected publications with focus on evidence translation

Mallet-Smith, S., Jadalla, A., Khalil, K., Sarff, L., & Brady, M.. (In press) Assault Prevention in the Emergency Department: An improvement initiative using a Risk for Violence Screening Tool and Violence Reduction Bundle. Journal of Nursing Care Quality.

Willemse, J. L., Jadalla, A., Conahan, L. J., Sarff, L., & Brady, M. (2022). GetFIT for CRC: Nurse Practitioner–Led Program to Improve Colorectal Cancer Screening. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2022.08.001

Brown, T., Jadalla, A., Bastas-Bratkic, D., & Brady, M. (2021). Global Signature Recognition for Nurse Practitioners in California. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 17(10), 1267-1270. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2021.07.019

Taha, A. A., Jadalla, A., Bin Ali, W., Firkins, J., Norman, S., & Azar, N. (2021). Structured simulations improves students’ knowledge acquisition and perceptions of teaching effectiveness: A quasi‐experimental study. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 30(21-22), 3163-3170. https://doi.org/10.1111/jocn.15815

Jadalla, A., Ginex, P., Coleman, M., Vrabel, M., & Bevans, M. (2020). Family Caregiver Strain and Burden: A Systematic Review of Evidence-Based Interventions When Caring for Patients With Cancer. Clinical journal of oncology nursing24(1), 31–50. https://doi.org/10.1188/20.CJON.31-50

Crawford, C. L., Chu, F., Judson, L. H., Cuenca, E., Jadalla, A. A., Tze-Polo, L., Kawar, L. N., Runnels, C., & Garvida, R. J. (2019). An Integrative Review of Nurse-to-Nurse Incivility, Hostility, and Workplace Violence: A GPS for Nurse Leaders. Nursing Administration Quarterly, 43(2), 138-156. https://doi.org/10.1097/naq.0000000000000338

Crawford, C. L., Boller, J., Jadalla, A., & Cuenca, E. (2016). An Integrative Review of Pain Resource Nurse Programs. Critical Care Nursing Quarterly, 39(1), 64-82. https://doi.org/10.1097/CNQ.0000000000000101

Irwin, M. & Jadalla, A., (2014). Caregiver Strain and Burden. In M. Irwin & L.A. Johnson (Ed.). Putting Evidence into Practice: A Pocket Guide to Cancer Symptom Management (pp. 29-38). Oncology Nursing Society.

Jadalla, A., & Mamier, I. (2015). Quality of Life, Depression, and Burden of Care Among Caregivers of Patients With Hematologic Cancers [Published Abstract]. International Journal for Human Caring, 19(4).

Bevans, M., Spence Cagle, C., Haisfield-Wolfe, M., Jadalla, A., Thiruppavai, S. (2013). Oncology Nursing Society Web Based Putting Evidence into Practice Resource: Caregiver Strain and Burden. https://www.ons.org/pep/caregiver-strain-and-burden?display=pepnavigator&sort_by=created&items_per_page=50

Schubert. C., Winslow, G., Montgomery, S.,& Jadalla., A. (2012). Defining failure: The language, meaning and ethics of medical error. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science. 2 (21): 30-42.

Lobodzinski, S. S., & Jadalla, A. A. (2010). Integrated heart failure telemonitoring system for homecare. Cardiology Journal, 17(2), 200-204.

Herold, K., Brooks, A., Schell, J., & Jadalla, A. (2018). Abstracts From the NCCN 23rd Annual Conference: Improving the Quality, Effectiveness, and Efficiency of Cancer Care™. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 16(5S), e-1-e-55. http://www.jnccn.org/content/16/5S/e-1.short

Herold, K., Brooks, A., & Jadalla, A. (2017). Abstracts From the NCCN 22nd Annual Conference: Improving the Quality, Effectiveness, and Efficiency of Cancer Care™. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 15(5S), e-1-e-31. http://www.jnccn.org/content/15/5S/e-1.short

Herold, K., Jadalla, A., & Schell, J. (2016). Abstracts From the NCCN 21st Annual Conference: Advancing the Standard of Cancer Care™. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 14(5S), 604-614. https://doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2016.0176

Herold, K., Brooks, A., Jadalla, A., & Guerrero, S. (2015). Additional Abstracts from the NCCN 20th Annual Conference: Advancing the Standard of Cancer Care™. Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, 13(5S), e65-e94. https://doi.org/10.6004/jnccn.2015.0209

Selven, M., Singh-Carlson, S., Jadalla, A. & Lillington, L. (2012). Identifying breast cancer survivor understanding of post-treatment care needs: implications for oncology nurses [Published Abstract]. ONF, 39(3).

Selected publications with focus on interplay of culture and health

Roberts, L. R., Jadalla, A., Jones-Oyefeso, V., Winslow, B., & Taylor, E. J. (2017). Researching in Collectivist Cultures: Reflections and Recommendations. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 28(2), 137-143. https://doi.org/10.1177/1043659615623331.

Jadalla, A. A., Hattar, M., & Schubert, C. C. (2015). Acculturation as a Predictor of Health Promoting and Lifestyle Practices of Arab Americans: A Descriptive Study. Journal of Cultural Diversity, 22(1), 15-22. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26288908

Jadalla, A., & Lee, J. (2013). Validation of Arabic and English Versions of the ARSMA-II Acculturation Rating Scale. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 17(8), 208-216.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10903-013-9889-2

Jadalla, A., & Lee, J. (2012). The relationship between acculturation and general health of Arab Americans. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 23(2), 159-165. https://doi.org/10.1177/1043659611434058

Jadalla, A., & Sharaya, H. (1998). A Jordanian view about cancer        knowledge and attitudes. Cancer Nurs, 21(4), 269-273.                http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9691509

  • Recipient of the Flame of Nursing Award, Academy of Evidence Based Practice, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Regional Nursing EBP and Research Program, 2020
  • Elected as the Governor of Practice on the Board of the Western Institute of Nursing, 2019-Present
  • Inducted as a fellow of the Western Institute of Nursing (WIN), WAN 2019
  • Community Service Award, College of Health and Human Services, CSULB, 2016