Mrs. Dana is a Jordanian clinical nurse specialist/ psychiatric mental health nurse. She finished her master program in psychiatric mental health nursing from the University of Jordan in 2014 with GPA: 3.97/4 (honor degree). Then, she licensed psychiatric nurse specialist from Jordan nursing council. She also finished her bachelor degree in nursing from the University of Jordan in 2011 with GPA: 3.99/4 (honor degree). After graduation she worked as an emergency nurse for three year in Jordan University Hospital and king Hussein Cancer Center and during her work she was pushing for improving mental health into new domain for nursing practice in Jordan; for better mental health awareness and concern. Then she worked with Jordan Nursing Council in collaboration with World Health Organization to establish new project regard mental health care in Jordan. Moreover, she had published papers in regards of mental health for patients with chronic illness. Also, she did her thesis regard psychosocial predictors of relapse among patients with alcohol problem in Jordan. Also, she had an experience as clinical instructor in the field of community health care and psychiatric mental health care beside research assistance. After that, she worked at Specialty hospital until 2015 as a clinical psychiatric nurse specialist (consultant liaison psychiatric nurse). And she was the first nurse in Jordan to establish the role of mental health services in general hospital. She started to focus more on the psychological aspect of patients who suffer from chronic medical illness. Recently she travelled to United Arab Emirate, and she started working in Sheikh Khalifa Specialty Hospital/ Oncology department and during her work she is focusing on mental health promotion for patient with chronic illness.
In regard of research, she is interested in the field of psychosocial health status of patient with chronic illnesses, personal perception of medical illness, mental health promotion, talk therapy, effective communication and she is also interested in psychotherapy, particularly: cognitive behavioral therapy