Faculty

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Gail Washington, RN, DNS, Professor
Director, School of Nursing

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, PhD, RN, CRRN, PN, Associate Professor
Associate Director 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

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

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

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

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Kathleen Hinoki, PhD, RN, CNS, Assistant Professor
Coordinator, ABSN Program (formerly Entry Level Master’s in Nursing)

Research/Clinical Expertise: Pediatrics/pediatric cardiology, research, nursing education, diversity issues in higher education; Claremont Graduate University

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Jane Hook, MN, RN, Lecturer

Research/Clinical Expertise: Medical/Surgical Nursing, Nursing Case Management, Simulation, Informatics; University of California Los Angeles

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Lorie H. Judson, PhD, RN, NP, Professor
Professor Emeritus

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

Dawn Krikyan, PhD, PsyD, RN, Lecturer

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

Feng-Ping Sarah Lee, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor
RN to BSN Program Coordinator and Principal Undergraduate Advisor

Research/Clinical Expertise: Frail Elderly, Dementia, Simulation, Acute Nursing Care of Adults; University of Washington

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Jean O’Neil, RN, DNP, FNP-BC, Assistant Professor
Coordinator, Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Program

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 

Heather Sands, PhD, FNP-C, Lecturer

Research/Clinical Expertise: Heart Failure; Family Practice; University of California Los Angeles

Donna Scemons, PhD, FNP-BC, CNS, CWOCN, Assistant Professor
Principal Graduate Advisor and Coordinator

Research/Clinical Expertise: Family Practice, Wound and Ostomy Management, Postcolonial Theory in Nursing; Azusa Pacific University

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Cinthya Sotelo (Vasquez), DNP, FNP-C, Assistant Professor

Research/Clinical Expertise: Emergency Medicine, Endocrinology, and Family Practice, Family Nurse Practitioner, Adherence and Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus; University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center

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Ayman Khalil Tailakh, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor
Chair of MSN Programs

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 PhD, RN-BC, PHN, Assistant Professor

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

Nnenna Weathers, PhD, RN, FNP, Associate Professor
Coordinator, Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Option (FPMHNP), and Director, Nurse Practitioner Programs

Research/Clinical Expertise: Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing, HIV/AIDS, Family Practice; University of San Diego

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Elizabeth Winokur, PhD, RN, CEN, Assistant Professor
Coordinator, Nursing Education Option (EDU)

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

Benson Yeung, DNP(c), RN, Lecturer

Research/Clinical Expertise: Medical/Surgical Nursing, Critical Care Nursing; California State University, Los Angeles

Stacey A. Warner, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC
Stacey A. Warner, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC
Assistant Professor

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