Majeda El-Banna

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Assistant Professor; ​Director, RN-BSN/MSN Program
Virginia Science and Technology Campus
45085 University Dr.
Ashburn, Virginia 20147
United States
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Majeda El-Banna, PhD, MSN, is an Assistant Professor and Director of the RN-BSN/MSN Program. Her professional nursing experience includes practice in many roles of increasing leadership and responsibility, such as registered nurse, clinical instructor, faculty, department head, a school of nursing dean and program director.

Dr. El-Banna has taught courses for many years at the undergraduate and graduate levels, such as in medical-surgical nursing, nursing advancement professional portfolio, concepts in population health, nursing research and nursing leadership. 

Current Research

  • Students Perception, Satisfaction and Achievement of Flipped Classroom
  • Enhanced Interprofessional Communication and Practice
  • Motivated Strategies for Learning in Accelerated Second Degree Bachelor of Science in Nursing Students
  • Nurses’ Health Promoting Lifestyle Behaviors in a Community Hospital
  • Relationship of Maternal Anemia to Infant Anemia in a Developed Country Case Control Analysis of Mother-Infant Couples in the U.S. (WIC) Program


  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing
  • University of Jordan, Master of Science in Nursing Education
    • Focus in Adult Health Nursing
  • University of Jordan, Bachelor of Science in Nursing


  • El-Banna, M., & Lang, C. (2016). Global Nursing: Primary Health Perspective in Caring for Populations.  In Lewenson, S. and Truglio-Londrigan, M.(Eds), Practicing Primary Health Care in Nursing: Caring for Populations, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Burlington, Massachusetts, (ISBN- 13: 9781284078107).
  • Athey, E., Leslie, M., Briggs, L., Park, J., Falk, N.L., Pericak, A., El-Banna, M., & Greene, J. (2015). How Important are Autonomy and Work Setting to Nurse Practitioners’ Job Satisfaction? Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP). August 13, 2015. DOI: 10.1002/2327-6924.12292
  • El-Banna, M., Briggs, L., Leslie, M., Athey, E., Pericak, A., Falk, N.L., & Greene, J. (2015). Does Prior RN Clinical Experience Predict Academic Success in Graduate Nurse Practitioner Programs?  Journal of Nursing Education. May V5(5)276-280.


  1. Achiever
  2. Learner
  3. Activator
  4. Analytical
  5. Individualization


  • School of Nursing Research Award — George Washington University
  • For research entitled “Flipping Around the Classroom: Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing Students’ Satisfaction and Achievement"