School of Nursing

Human Health Building, Room 3027
433 Meadow Brook Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4452
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(248) 364-8733
M-F 8 a.m.-5 p.m. closed daily 12 p.m.-1 p.m.

Judi Fouladbaksh, PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC, AHN-BC,CHTP

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Associate Professor
2008 Human Health Building 
(248) 364-8731 


Dr. Fouladbakhsh is an advanced practice nurse and educator, with extensive experience in complementary and alternative (traditional) medicine, integrative oncology, pain management, public health, and cancer nursing. She holds advanced practice certifications in community health and holistic nursing, healing touch, reflexology, and reiki. In addition to her holistic interests, Dr. Fouladbakhsh is faculty of the Beaumont Health System School of Yoga Therapy, aiming to develop the science of yoga and other complementary therapies, further defining the role of nurses in integrative care to enhance health, wellness and quality of life of cancer survivors and others with chronic illness. Dr Judi has been appointed as an Ambassador of the Friends  of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR) & is currently involved in research advocacy with U.S. Congressional leaders to advance nursing science & research within the profession. 



  • PhD, Nursing Research - Michigan State University
  • MSN, Community Health Nursing - State University of New York at Buffalo
  • BSN - State University of New York at Buffalo

Research Area Interests:

  • Complementary & Integrative Health Approaches/Therapies for Health Promotion & Symptom Management
  • Yoga for Breathing, Mood, Sleep & QOL: Lung Cancer Patients
  • Pain Management: Complementary Approaches
  • Yoga Therapy & Evidence-based Qigong for Pain Management: Breast Cancer Survivors