- Clinical Practice:
- Stem Cell Transplant
Hania Bushnaq-Aloul, MSN, AGACNP, joined UVA in 1996 as a registered nurse working in both interventional cardiology and the emergency department. In 2013, she completed her master’s degree in Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner at the UVA School of Nursing and joined the Hematology/Oncology Division Stem Cell Transplant Program (currently Cellular Therapy). As a nurse practitioner, Hania collaborates with an interdisciplinary team of providers and staff to care for the most complex stem cell transplant patients. She cares for patients in the outpatient stem cell transplant clinic and on the inpatient stem cell transplant unit.
She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an Adult Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP). She also completed certification in Fundamentals Critical Care Support (FCCS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support.
Hania is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Practice Society of Hematology Oncology. She is involved with the mentorship program at the UVA School of Nursing, and served on several committees promoting the role of nurse practitioner within the organization, including the Clinical Ladder committee and Onboarding and Orientation committee for Advanced Practice Providers. She helps train masters-level and advance practice student NPs in the UVA School of Nursing and elsewhere in Virginia. She also contributes to the education of medical students as they shadow in the stem cell transplant clinic.
Hania is involved in research in the cellular therapy and stem cell transplant program and her interests include graft-versus-host disease, survivorship and cardiology oncology.
Hania was born in Kuwait and grew up in Kuwait and Amman, Jordan, as her father worked for both governments. She received a bachelor’s degree in nursing at the University of Jordan. As an adult, she moved to Charlottesville with her husband when he was accepted to graduate school at UVA.
Hania served as a volunteer at the refugee camps in Jordan, Charlottesville Free Clinic, Remote Area Medical Unit in southwest Virginia, and at the employee COVID-19 clinic. Hania is married and has two adult sons. Outside of work, she enjoys cycling, hiking, traveling, cooking, reading, gardening, and playing tennis.
UVA Service award 2016
UVA Clinical Excellence in Nursing 2005
- University of Virginia, 2013