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Fatma Zohra Mataoui, PhD, MD, RN

Assistant Professor

Department: School of Nursing
Office: Griffin 416

(P) 617.732.2161


School of Nursing


Nursing (BSN)
Nursing (Postbaccalaureate BSN)


PhD, University of Massachusetts, Boston, College of Nursing and Health Sciences
BS, University of Massachusetts, Boston, College of Nursing and Health Sciences
MD, University of Saad Dahleb, Blida, Algeria
Doctor in medicine, General Practice

Research Interests

Preventive Medicine and Cancer Screening
Evidence Based Teaching to improve nursing academia

Peer-Reviewed Articles & Book Chapters

Mataoui, F. Z., & Kennedy Sheldon, L. (2016). Providing culturally appropriate care to American Muslims with cancer. Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing, 20(1), 11-12 2p.

Edward, J., Morris, S., Mataoui, F., Granberry, P., Williams, M. V., & Torres, I. (2018). The impact of health and health insurance literacy on access to care for Hispanic/Latino communities. Public Health Nursing. (Abstract)

Cooley, M. E., Blonquist, T. M., Catalano, P. J., Lobach, D. F., Halpenny, B., McCorkle, R.E, Ellis B. Johns, Ilana M. B., Michael, S., Mataoui, F.Z., Finn, K., Berry, D. L., & Abrahm, J. L. (2015). Feasibility of using algorithm-based clinical decision support for symptom assessment and management in lung cancer. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, 49(1), 13-26. )

Tran, T.V., DeMarco, R; Mataoui, F.Z, & Wang, K. (2015) Racial differences in neighborhood safety, poverty, and self-rated health. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 2(8) 194-203. 10.14738/assrj.28.1364

Mataoui, F., Sheldon, L., & Cooley, M. (2014, April) What are the barriers to BRCA1/2 testing Among women at high-risk for breast and ovarian cancer? A systematic review. 26th Annual Eastern Nurses Research Society Scientific Sessions, Philadelphia PA.


John Crawford (Neuman Systems Model) NSM Research Institute Fellow Award
Lynch Foundation Fund for Nursing Fellowship Scholarship
Doctoral Dissertation Grant, University of Massachusetts Boston
Tufts Scholarship for Nursing
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing