Nina Raoji, MSN, RN, APN-C
NJNI Program Coordinator
Nina Raoji is the Program Coordinator for the New Jersey Nursing Initiative (NJNI), a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the Communications Lead and Committee Member of the New Jersey Action Coalition (NJAC), a program of RWJF and AARP. Her current work at NJNI focuses on getting baccalaureate level nursing programs to incorporate concepts of population health into their curricula. They have funded 8 programs to seed this work. She has also worked on developing online Nursing Development Modules, a 22 set webinar series, for nursing faculty to enhance their skill-sets around population health and hot topics in today’s health care landscape. Currently, she is working to develop a Population Health Seminar Series in NJ for nursing faculty. Nina works with the NJAC to match volunteer nursing to projects in their communities. The goal is to have nurses engage as leaders and for organizations to realize the value added with nurses on their projects. Nina has co-authored on this work published in Nurse Leader and will be presenting this work at ENRS 2019.
Nina is currently pursuing her Doctor of Nursing Practice at Yale University School of Nursing, looking to create a leadership program for nurses to lead in their community. Nina received her master of science in nursing degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and her bachelor of science in nursing degree from Seton Hall University’s accelerated program. She has a B.A. in psychology from the University of Pennsylvania. She has worked as a registered nurse, an advanced practice nurse, and a clinical coordinator in settings including a pediatric intensive care unit, a pediatric emergency department, and a pediatric developmental and behavioral clinic at large university hospitals. Nina is also the author of Raising Baby: A Pocket Guide to Baby’s 1st Year that supports new parents and caregivers and has sold over 600 copies to date. She currently resides in New Jersey with her husband, three girls and puppy.