Through research, scholarship, translational clinical practice, and educational leadership, UCI nursing faculty embody a commitment to a vision of a world where everyone has access to healthcare.

Their passion and focus drive our school’s mission and vision.

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Stephanie Au, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, DNP

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Miriam Bender, PhD, RN, FAAN

Associate Professor

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Nakia Best, PhD, RN 

Assistant Professor

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Dawn Bounds, PhD, PMHNP-BC

Assistant Professor

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Sara Brown, PhD(c), EdD, MSN, RN

Associate Clinical Professor

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Mike Bueno, PhD, MSN, RN, CNL

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Leanne Burke, EdD, MSN, CNM, RNC-OB

Director, Pre-Licensure Program; Associate Clinical Professor

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Shelley Ann Burke, DNP, MSN, RN, CPN

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Sarah Campbell, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Michelle A. Fortier, PhD

Associate Professor

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Yuqing Guo, PhD, RN

Associate Professor

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E. Alison Holman, PhD, APRN, FNP, FAAN

Professor, Interim Associate Dean for Academic Personnel

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Angela Jun, DNP, FNP-BC, ACHPN

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Mark Lazenby, PhD, APRN, FAAN

Dean and Professor

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Nicole Martinez, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, ENP-C, PHN

Director, DNP Program; Associate Clinical Professor

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Tiffany K. Nielsen, DNP, APRN, FNP-C

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Adey Nyamathi, PhD, ANP, FAAN

Founding Dean and Distinguished Professor

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Jung In Park, PhD, RN 

Assistant Professor

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Nisa Patel, MS, FNP-C

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Susanne J. Phillips, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs; Clinical Professor

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Amir Rahmani, PhD 

Associate Professor

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Vanessa Rodriguez, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Assistant Clinical Professor

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Sanghyuk Shin, PhD

Associate Professor

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Candice Whealon, DNP, MSN, APRN,
FNP-C

Assistant Clinical Professor; Clinical Coordinator, DNP-FNP Practice Program

Adjunct Faculty

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Julie Rousseau, PhD, CNM

Associate Clinical Professor

Emeriti Faculty

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Jill Berg, PhD, RN

Professor Emeritus

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Camille F. Fitzpatrick, MSN, AGNP

Retired Clinical Professor

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Ruth A. Mulnard, DNSc, RN

Associate Professor Emeritus

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Ellen Olshansky, PhD, APRN, WHNP-BC, FAAN

Professor Emeritus
Founding Director, UCI Program in Nursing Science

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Kathleen Saunders, MSN, APRN, CNS, CPN, PHN

Retired Associate Clinical Professor

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Susan M. Tiso, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP

Retired Clinical Professor

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