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Deepika Goyal

Goyal, Deepika

Assoc Professor,  Nursing

Additional Contact Information

Phone Number(s)
(408) 924-3149

Office Hours
By Appointment

Classes Taught

N126 OB Theory
N128 Evidence-Based Practice
N146 OB Clinical
N295 Graduate Research Methods
N574 DNP Diversity Seminar


  • Doctor of Philosophy. Nursing, Univ Of Cal-San Francisco, 2007
  • Master of Science, Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner
    San Jose State University, 2002

Licenses & Certificates

  • Certified Nurse Practitioner
    American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, California, United States, 2002


Dr. Goyal is an Associate Professor in the College of Applied Sciences and Arts in the School of Nursing. She teaches in the undergraduate and graduate programs and is the Advanced Placement Coordinator for the Bridge Program (RN to BS students). Her clinical background includes adult intensive care, recovery room nursing, and maternal-child health. She also works in an OB/GYN office as a nurse practitioner in Los Gatos, CA.

Dr. Goyal is active in several professional organizations including the California Association of Nurse Practitioners. Her research interests include postpartum depression and the effect that fragmented sleep and infant temperament have on the development of postpartum depression.

Dr. Goyal earned her BS in Nursing, MS, and certificate as a family nurse practitioner from San Jose State University, School of Nursing. She earned her doctorate from the University of California, San Francisco.