Beatrice Yorker

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Rongxiang Xu College of Health and Human Services
School of Nursing, School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics
Email: byorker@calstatela.edu

INTRODUCTION

Beatrice Yorker served as the Dean of Health and Human Services at California State University, Los Angeles from 2005-2015. She is currently a Professor Emerita of Nursing and Criminal Justice & Criminalistics.


TEACHING INTERESTS

Psychiatric Nursing, Child Abuse and Neglect, Survey Research, Leadership 


RESEARCH

Munchausen by Proxy, Serial Murder by Healthcare Providers,


PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Title Date

Kizer, KW, Yorker, BC (2010) Health Care Serial Murder: A Patient Safety Orphan. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 36(4):186-191.

2010

Yorker, B.C., Kizer, K.W., Forrest, A.R.W., Lampe, P., Lannan, J., Russell, D. (2006) Serial murder by healthcare professionals.Journal of Forensic Science, 51:6 1362-1372.

2006

Yorker, B.C., Kelley, S.J. (2003) Case law regarding nurses as expert witnesses in child abuse. Issues in Mental Health Nursing 24:639-645.

2003
  2002
Publication 1 2001

 


 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

J.D. Law, 1988

  • Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA 

M.S. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing, 1978

  • University of California, San Francisco
    San Francisco, CA

B.S. Nursing, 1975

•University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA