Bakitas named top professor by professional web site
nursepractitionerschools.com says professors who were selected for this distinction are "as dedicated to their teaching responsibilities as they are to their patients."
Bakitas is a certified adult nurse practitioner as well as an advanced certified hospice and palliative care nurse and advanced oncology certified nurse. She is internationally recognized for her contributions to the field of pain and symptom management and palliative care.
Bakitas earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from University of Bridgeport, her master's in nursing from Boston University and her doctor in nursing science from Yale University.