Komal Patel Murali
Assistant Professor, Rory Meyers College of Nursing, NYU

Komal Patel Murali, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC is an assistant professor at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing interested in advancing palliative and hospice care for seriously ill persons living with dementia. She is currently funded by a NIA IMPACT Collaboratory Career Development Award through which she is exploring barriers to hospice care and developing a health equity-focused care management intervention to improve transitions to hospice for diverse persons living with dementia. Another focus of her research includes culturally sensitive caregiving support for South Asian older adults with chronic conditions and their families in faith-based settings, which is currently supported by pilot funding from the Rutgers-NYU Center for Asian Health Promotion and Equity (NIMHD P50MD017356-01).