Nathaniel M. Apatov, PhD, CRNA

Associate Professor of Clinical
UM School of Nursing and Health Studies

M. Christine Schwartz Bldg
Center for Nursing and Health Studies
Room 307

Fax: (305) 284-2568
Email: nateapatov@miami.edu

Education

BS, Nursing, Pace University, 1985
MHS, Master in Health Science, Texas Wesleyan University, 1990
MSN, Master of Science in Nursing, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 1998
PhD, Neuroscience, Services University of the Health Sciences, 1999

Primary Teaching Areas

Anesthesiology
Neuroscience
Pathophysiology
Pharmacology
Physiology

Research (selected)

Principal Investigator, “ Nurse Anesthesia Training Expansion.” $980,000 HRSA grant, 2008–2011, $980,000

Principal Investigator, “Physiologic monitoring for military nurses.”, $1.2 million congressional grant, 2003–Present

Principal Investigator, “Personal Intelligent Medical Assistant.”, $2.2 million congressional grant, 2003– 2006

Publications (selected)

Jacobs, J., Apatov, N., & Glei, M.  (2007).  Increasing & Increasing vigilance on the (2007) medical/surgical floor to improve patient safety Journal of Advanced Nursing, 57(5), 472-481.

Military Accomplishments

Military Awards and Decorations
Retired from US Army, attained rank of Lieutenant Colonel (LTC), May 2006 USUHS Achievement Award, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD, 1998

Meritorious Service Medal, Darnall Army Hospital, Ft. Hood, TX, 1993

Soldier’s Medal, 21st Evacuation Hospital (FWD), Doha, Kuwait, 1991

Army Commendation Medal, 21st Evacuation Hospital (FWD), Doha, Kuwait, 1991

First Oak Leaf Cluster

Southwest Asia Medal, 21st Evacuation Hospital (FWD), Doha, Kuwait, 1991

Southwest Asia Bronze Star

Kuwaiti Liberation Medal, 21st Evacuation Hospital (FWD), Doha, Kuwait, 1996

National Defense Service Medal, Dewitt Army Hospital, Ft Belvoir, VA, 1991

Overseas Ribbon, Tripler Army Hospital, Honolulu, HI, 1990

Army Commendation Medal, Keller Army Hospital, West Point, NY, 1989

Army Achievement Medal, Keller Army Hospital, West Point, NY, 1989

Army Service Medal, Ft. Sam Houston, TX, Academy of Health Sciences, 1986

Air Medal, 6916th Security Squadron, Athens, Greece, 1979

Air Force Good Conduct Medal, 6916th Security Squadron, Athens, Greece, 1979