Bincy Joshwa, PhD, RN

Bincy Joshwa, PhD, RN

Assistant Professor

352 Cohn
313-577-4188 (fax)

Office hours

Online on Zoom (4-5pm)


Research profile

Bincy Joshwa, PhD, RN

Bio Sketch

Bincy Joshwa is a symptom scientist whose research focuses on fatigue. Her education in nephrology nursing initiated her interest in individuals with kidney failure and dialysis. Findings from her first study on patients on dialysis found a high prevalence of multiple symptoms such as sleep, fatigue and depression. Her doctoral dissertation study focused on fatigue specifically, its multiple dimensions and correlates. She received various fellowships, awards and research grants in her program of study. She has taught various levels of graduate nurses and brings expertise from her clinical background working as a nurse with medical-surgical and dialysis patients.


  • PhD Nursing, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
  • MSN, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
  • BSN, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India

Research Interests

  1. Symptom and its various dimensions
  2. Fatigue in individuals with chronic kidney disease 
  3. Role of physiological factors that influence fatigue 


Selected Publications

  • Joshwa, B., Peters, R., Malek, M.H., Yarandi, H., Campbell, M. (2020). Multiple Dimensions and Correlates of Fatigue in Individuals on Hemodialysis. Nephrology Nursing Journal, 47(3), 215-226,251.DOI: 10.37526/1526-744X.2020.47.3.215
  • Joshwa, B., Campbell, M. L. (2017). Fatigue in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease-Evidence and Measures. Nephrology Nursing Journal, 44(4), 337-343.
  • Joshwa, B., Khakha, D.C., Mahajan, S. (2012). Fatigue, Depression and Sleep Problems among Hemodialysis Patients in a Tertiary Care Center. Saudi Journal of Kidney Disease and Transplantation, 23(4), 729-735.
    DOI: 10.4103/1319-2442.98149


Current Research

  Funded Research
1. Joshwa, B. (PI), Campbell, M. L., Peters, R., Malek. M., Yarandi, H. (2017). Intensity and Correlates of Fatigue in Individuals on Hemodialysis, 11/1/2017-3/30/2019.


Courses Taught

NUR 4300 Nursing Informatics

NUR 4600 Gerontological Perspectives in Health and Illness


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