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Mahrokh M Kobeissi

Mahrokh M Kobeissi, DNP, RN, FNP-C

Assistant Professor
Department of Graduate Studies
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Mitzy Kobeissi, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, has been a practicing Family Nurse Practitioner for 11 years. At Cizik School of Nursing, her teaching duties encompass leading multiple courses in the graduate program, specifically Family Nurse Practitioner 1 Didactic. She also has led multiple DNP courses.

Dr. Kobeissi joined the faculty of UTHealth Houston in January 2018 as a clinical faculty. After working as a clinical faculty for two semesters, she joined the faculty as a full-time Assistant Professor in the Department of Graduate studies. Dr. Kobeissi owns and previously operated a telehealth service starting pre-pandemic. She has provided virtual care to patients across the state of Texas.

Dr. Kobeissi has integrated telehealth fundamentals into the MSN and BSN-DNP FNP program. Dr. Kobeissi blended her online telehealth experience in leading the FNP program through the transition to an interactive online learning platform. Dr. Kobeissi incorporates adult game-based learning during live interactive sessions with students and draws the highest number of students joining an online virtual class.

Dr. Kobeissi is a member of AANP, NONPF, Sigma Theta Tau. Among her significant honors are: The 2020 Good Samaritan Excellence in Nursing Award, Faculty Award of Excellence/DNP Program, PARTNERS Scholar, Accelerated DNP Scholarship.

Related News Items

Publication: A nurse practitioner-led telehealth protocol to improve diabetes outcomes in primary care (Oct 2022)

Kobeissi, Ruppert set out considerations for telehealth triage (Sep 2021)

Publication: Expanding Clinical Education During a Time of Crisis: Innovative Virtual Simulation (Jun 2021)

Dishman, Kobeissi receive Good Samaritan honors (Jul 2020)

Telehealth Gains Ground Amid COVID-19 (May 2020)