School of Nursing and Health Sciences


Mary Lynn Davis-Ajami, MBA, MSN, FNP, RN

Academic Title

Professor & Chair, Department of Nursing, School of Health Sciences

  • Ph.D., Health Service/Health Outcome Research, The Ohio State University
  • MBA, Business Administration, Wake Forest University
  • MS, Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Southern Indiana

Mary Lynn Davis-Ajami, RN, FNP, is a health services researcher focusing on Health Economics and Outcomes Research (HEOR) in chronic conditions and their comorbidities. Her refereed works have appeared in the American Journal of Managed Care, Journal of General Internal Medicine, Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Headache, and Value in Health. She holds awards from Indiana University, the Novant Health System, North Carolina, and the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR). She served on executive committees directing the planning and building of the Indiana University – IU Health collaborative multimillion-dollar Regional Academic Health Center. Currently, she serves on AcademyHealth’s Workforce Interest Group Advisory Committee, and holds membership in several international and national organizations.