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Gail Washington, DNS, RN, FAAN
Professor and School Director

Research/Clinical Expertise: Medical/Surgical Nursing, Adult Health, Gerontology, Nursing Research, Public Health Nursing, Nursing Education, Leadership/Management; Louisiana State University

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Darlene Finocchiaro, Ph.D., RN, CRRN, PN
Associate Professor and Chair of BSN Programs

Research/Clinical Expertise: Neurological Rehabilitation Nursing, Spirituality, Medical/Surgical Nursing, Parish Nursing; University of San Diego

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Raymund Gantioque, DNP, RN, ACNP
Assistant Professor and Coordinator, Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program

Research/Clinical Expertise: Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Cardiothoracic Surgery, and Endocrine system and disorders; CSU DNP Consortium 

Dorris Herron-Vines, MSN, RN, CCRN, NP

Research/Clinical Expertise: Burn Care, Critical Care, Wound Care , Hospice, Medical Surgical, Geriatrics, Pediatrics

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Renee R. Johnson, Ph.D., FNP, PHN, RN
Assistant Professor

Research/Clinical Expertise: Health of Women of Lesbian Orientation, Anew Language – A Model of Coming Forward, Social Confinement and Social Justice, Qualitative Research, Nursing Leadership and Advocacy; Azusa Pacific University; Family Nurse Practitioner

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Lorie H. Judson, Ph.D., RN, NP
Professor Emeritus

Research/Clinical Expertise: Pediatrics, Nursing Simulation, Nursing Education; University of San Diego 

Dawn Krikyan, Ph.D., PsyD, RN

Research/Clinical Expertise: Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing; Newport Psychoanalytic Institute,

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Jean O’Neil, DNP, RN, FNP-BC
Assistant Professor, and Chair of MSN Programs

Research/Clinical Expertise: Family Medicine, Acute Care and ER Medicine, Adolescent Medicine, Family Planning and Sexual Health, Cardiovascular Nursing, Nurse Practitioner Role,  Patient Education, Nursing Education; CSU DNP Consortium 

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Cinthya Vasquez Sotelo, DNP, FNP-C, ENP-C
Associate Professor and Director, Nurse Practitioner Programs and Coordinator, Family Nurse Practitioner Program

Research/Clinical Expertise: Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, and Family Practice; Family Nurse Practitioner, Emergency Nurse Practitioner; Adherence and Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus; University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center. Research focus on emergent/urgent conditions as well as the DNP in academia.

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Ayman Khalil Tailakh, Ph.D., RN
Associate Professor

Research/ Clinical Expertise: Adult Acute Care and Critical Care, Case Management, Hypertension among Arab Americans, Adherence issues; University of California Los Angeles

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Ali R. Tayyeb Ph.D., RN-BC, PHN
Assistant Professor and Coordinator, Nursing Education Option (EDU)

Research/Clinical Expertise: Combat trauma, emergency medicine, education, professional development, Veterans healthcare, and policy. Transition from military service, Post-Traumatic Stress, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Depression, Alcohol and Drug abuse, Pain, Suicide, Family environment, Disenfranchisement, Policy, Advocacy, Culture, Veteran Benefits & Reintegration; University of San Diego

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Stacey A. Warner, Ph.D., RN, CPNP-PC
Assistant Professor

Research/Clinical Expertise: Lupus, nutrition, pediatric care; Azusa Pacific University

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Elizabeth Winokur, Ph.D., RN, CEN
Associate Professor and School Associate Director

Research/Clinical Expertise: Emergency Nursing, Cardiology, Behavioral Health, Physical Exercise and Body Fat, Pathophysiology; University of Arizona

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Beatrice Yorker Schumacher, JD, RN, MS, FAAN
Professor Emerita

Research/Clinical expertise: Child Adolescent Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Crime in Hospitals, Child Abuse, Trauma, Resilience.

Video Link:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2VbRn2MRbM&t=960s


Dr. Angela Williams
Angela Williams Ph.D., APRN, FNP-C, CNL, LPHAC
Assistant Professor
(323) 343-4726

Director of Simulation Center

Dr. Taqialdeen Zamil
Dr. Taqialdeen Zamil, DNP, RN, PMHNP-BC
Assistant Professor

Research/Clinical Expertise: Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing, Psychopharmacology, Substance Use Disorders & Treatment, Crisis Stabilization Interventions, and Severe Mental Illness Treatment; CSU DNP Consortium. 

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Dr. Christina Recinos
Assistant Professor