Mahaman Moussa

Senior Core Faculty
College of Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Dr. Mahaman Moussa is a senior core faculty member in Walden University’s Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program and the president and CEO of Raouda Medical Center of Tahoua in Niger, Africa. As a certified Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), he has been a faculty member for more than 10 years and worked as a geriatric primary care provider.
At the Raouda Medical Center, Dr. Moussa provides free and low-cost care to underserved populations of all ages. He oversees operations for the 50-bed hospital and treats patients through telemedicine and during regular visits to Niger. In addition, he provides free medical services to the underserved and uninsured patients at a free health clinic in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
His research interests focus on global health and health literacy, and he wrote a book titled “An e-health approach to foster diabetes knowledge of African Americans.” Dr. Moussa’s international experience also includes being a keynote speaker at conferences in China, the Middle East and Africa.

Dr. Moussa was Laureate International Universities 2017 “Here for Good Award” honouree, and he received Walden University’s 2017 “Commitment to Social Change” award. In 2022 he received Walden University 2022 Faculty Excellence Award as well as Walden University 2022 Faculty Presidential Award. He is fluent in French and English. Dr. Moussa has two doctorate degrees, including a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP).He completed a course in clinical endocrinology from Harvard Medical School, Harvard University.

Courses Taught

NURS 6531 - Adult Health Across Life span

NURS 6512 - Advanced Health Assessment

NURS 6501 - Pathophysiology


DNP, University of Massachusetts/Amherst

PhD, University of Maiduguri, Nigeria

MSN, Winston Salem State University

BSN, Winston Salem State University

Awards / Honors

Commitment to Social Change Award, Walden University, 2017

Laureate 2017 “ Here For Good” Honoree., Laureate University, 2017


Moussa, M. (2016). : An e-health approach to foster Diabetic Knowledge of African American .

Moussa, M., Sherrod, D., Choi, J. (2013). E-Health Intervention for Increasing Diabetes Knowledge in African Americans with Diabetes. International Journal of Nursing Practice

Roberts, D., Moussa, M., Sherrod, D. (2011). Foster cultural responsiveness on your unit. Nursing Management: The Journal of Excellence in Nursing Leadership

Morgan, P., Stone, J. L., Moussa, M., Fogel, J., Steele, L. L. (2018). Grade experience of online nurse practitioner students: Effects of taking more than 1 clinical course per term. Nurse Educator

Moussa, M., Sherrod, D., Choi, J. (2012). Use of E-health to Improve Health Literacy and decrease health Disparity among Diabetic African Americans. Journal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity: Research, Education and Policy


Morgan, P., Stone, J. L., Moussa, M., Steele, L. L., Fogel, J. (2016). Comparison of grade experience between online NP students who double clinical courses and those who do not double clinical courses. Association of Black Nursing Faculty 29th Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference