Nuzhat Ali, MSN, RN, CNE, is a senior lecturer at The University of New Mexico College of Nursing and currently teaches in the RN to Bachelor of Nursing Science (BSN) online program. She has over 20 years of nursing experience, including almost a decade of teaching experience. Since joining the College in August 2014, she has taught in the Pre-Licensure BSN program in the skills lab in each of the first three levels and has been a clinical instructor for Level 4 in population health, taking the students to the Dominican Republic and Navajo Nation for this experience.
Ali previously worked at Seton Medical Center in Austin, Texas, and AIDS Services of Austin. She has served as a clinical nurse and home-based care consultant, working in Liberia and South Africa, respectively, over various periods. She was also an associate professor at Austin Community College. From 1992-1994, Ali served as a Peace Corps volunteer with the Ministry of Education and Culture in Harare, Zimbabwe.
Ali received her Master of Nursing degree from The University of Texas at Austin in 2003, with a concentration in Public Health Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Syracuse University in Syracuse, NY.