Fatma Youssef

Fatma Youssef (no photo)

Professor Emerita

Academic Credentials

B.S.N., M.P.H., The High Institute of Nursing, Alexandria University
D.N.Sc., The Catholic University of America


Other Information

Teaching Area

  • Community Health Nursing
  • Health care research
  • Nursing research
  • Nursing theories
  • Psychiatric Nursing

Research Interests

  • Global health
  • Women’s health
  • Immigrants, and International health
  • Quality of Life issues

Dr. Fatma Youssef has more than 40 years of teaching, practice, publishing and consulting experience in the areas of public health, psychiatric nursing, and nursing research.

Dr. Youssef joined Marymount University in 1986. She retired from the full-time faculty in 2011 and became professor emerita of Nursing; she continues to teach and serve in an advisory capacity for the School. During her career, she received several grants, reviewed grants, and published numerous articles in the areas of women’s health and patient compliance with treatment regimens. She served on the board of Andromeda Transcultural Center for more than 10 years. She is a member of CARRA (National Cancer Institute Advocacy Center).

She has been a member of International Council on Women’s Health Issues, a nonprofit association dedicated to the goal of promoting health, health care, and the well-being of women throughout the world, through participation in empowerment, advocacy, education, and research.

She conducted several health fairs and volunteers as a health educator at the Arlington Free Clinic and interfaith organizations. She was instrumental in establishing the Muslim Student Association (MSA) at Marymount University.

She mentors faculty and students in the areas of teaching and scholarship activities at Marymount and The Catholic University, School of Nursing.