Dr. Maryam Atashbar received her DNP degree from Grand Canyon University, her Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Western University of Health Sciences, and her MSN in Nurse Administrator from California State University Dominguez Hills. Her expertise is in Family Nurse Practitioner, Community Health Nursing, and Psychiatric Nursing.  She maintains an active clinical practice as a nurse practitioner. Dr. Atashbar has been teaching Family Nurse Practitioner and Nursing courses at UCLA, California State University Northridge, and California State University Channel Islands.  

Doctoral Research Project:

Implementing Dietary Guidelines Using MyPlate for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes