Amisha Parekh de Campos


Assistant Clinical Professor


Dr. Parekh de Campos has a joint appointment with the leadership team at Middlesex Health Hospice Homecare program. Her goal is to bridge academic learning with clinical practice. Her program of research focuses on palliative care and communication. Specifically, she has created and tested a simulation for registered nurses in advance care planning communication. Parekh de Campos aims to expand her research to include outcome-based findings for communication in palliative care and end-of-life care with patients and families. She also is working to enhance palliative care curriculum among undergraduate students.

Research/Scholarship Interests

  • Palliative care
  • Advance care planning
  • Communication
  • Hospice
  • End-of-life care


  • Ph.D., Nursing, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, May 2020
  • BSN, St. Joseph College, West Hartford, CT, August 2010
  • MPH, Global Health Promotion, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., August 2005
  • BS, Exercise Science, Cum Laude Honor, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., August 2001

Honors & Awards

  • 2021: Young Investigator Award, CT Coalition to Improve End of Life Care
  • 2021: Certified Hospice & Palliative Nurse of the Year, Hospice & Palliative Credentialing Center
  • 2020: Carolyn Ladd Widmer Ph.D. Award, University of Connecticut
  • 2019: Hospice & Palliative Nurses Foundation Scholarship
  • 2017-2020: Robert Wood Johnson, Future of Nursing Scholar
  • 2017-2020: Jonas Nurse Scholar, Chronic Health
  • 2019: Rising Star of Research and Scholarship, Sigma Convention
  • 2013: RN Nursing Award for Palliative and Hospice Care, Middlesex Health

Selected Publications

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A portrait of assistant clinical professor Amisha Parekh de Campos.
Contact Information
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