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Amanda Al-Khudairi has been appointed as Specialty Track Director for the Family Nurse Practitioner program at the University of Utah College of Nursing — effective July 1. Dr. Al-Khudairi's distinguished career and profound expertise in nursing education will ensure the college's success and ability in preparing highly skilled practitioners to make a lasting impact in healthcare. 

“I am honored to join the University of Utah College of Nursing leadership team,” says Dr. Al-Khudairi, “I have always been deeply committed to advancing healthcare and I see immense potential in the next generation of healthcare leaders. Our college is continually evolving to meet the needs of patients and communities and I am eager to assist in leading this program.”  

Dr. Al-Khudairi comes with a wealth of knowledge and years of experience, particularly for our Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program and Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) specialty track at the College of Nursing. With a sustained record of excellent teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and leadership, she has served as an academic role model for both faculty and students at the college for many years. Furthermore, her experience with DNP/FNP curriculum, and direct involvement in DNP Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education accreditation processes, instills confidence that her leadership for the FNP track will support the college in navigating important academic milestones in the upcoming years. 

Dr. Al-Khudairi brings over two decades of academic and professional experience in healthcare marked by dedication to excellence. Having earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Utah College of Nursing, she started a diverse nursing career, specializing in medical and surgical nursing care. After graduating with her Master of Nursing (Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner) and later Doctor of Nursing Practice degrees, she obtained a Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Masters Certificate, again from the University of Utah.