Autherine Abiri

Autherine Abiri

Assistant Professor, clinical track


Dr. Autherine Abiri is an Assistant Professor at Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing. She is a certified family & emergency nurse practitioner and has dedicated her clinical career working in the emergency department. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin Madison in 2009 and her Master of Science in Nursing as a family nurse practitioner from Graceland University in 2015. Dr. Abiri graduated with her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Emory University in 2020 where she was recognized with the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing Social Responsibility Award for breaking down barriers and creating an environment for diversity, equity and inclusion. Additionally, Dr. Abiri serves as a national committee member of the American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioner’s Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee. She takes a special interest in research that centers on the impact of social determinants of health on patient outcomes and health disparities. Dr. Abiri is passionate about providing patient-centered care and implementing processes that promote health equity.

Areas of Expertise

Emergency And Urgent Care
Health Disparities





2020 Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing Social Responsibility Award