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Anita Iyengar, DNP, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CNE

Advanced Senior Lecturer

Anita Iyengar is an Advanced Senior Lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. She is strongly committed to supporting students in their learning. She serves as a classroom and simulation instructor in a variety of BSN and MSN courses and is an academic advisor for the Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Track. Anita is on the team that is developing the Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy curriculum through the Penn Nursing/Columbia School of Nursing initiative. 


  • DNP, Chatham University, 2018
  • MSN, University of Pennsylvania, 1984
  • BSN, University of Pennsylvania, 1981

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