DNP 2021 Grad Celebration

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Celebrate 2021 DNP Grads

Join us in celebrating the hard work and dedication of the DNP programs first cohort of graduates. Messages of support and congradulations will be shared from the University President and Provost, from the Dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences as well as the Dean of the College of Graduate Studies, from the Director of the School of Nursing, and from the Coordinators of the DNP program itself. 

Most importantly, though, the DNP students will each have the spotlight to share their journey, their thanks, and their thoughts on all they have accomplished. 

To join the celebration, Register Here.

The DNP Graduates

Lynette Vallecillo Apen, DNPc, RN, CNS, CNE
Doctoral Project: Nursing Academic Leadership: An Urgent Workforce Shortage in California Nursing Education

Ena Andrea Arce, DNPc, MSN, BSN, RN
Doctoral Project: Programmatic Colorectal (CRC) Screening during a Pandemic: Nursing Telemedicine Education Among Latinx Adults in an Ambulatory Safety Net Clinic

Vanndy Linda Loth-Kumar, DNPc, MPH, PMHNP-BC
Doctoral Project: Evaluation of a Wellness and Recovery Medication Services Program

Elisa Nguyen, DNPc, MS, RN, CMSRN
Doctroal Project: The Effectiveness of Resilience Training for Nurse Managers: A Case Study

Sandy Phan, DNPc, MSN/Ed, RN, NPD-BC, CRRN
Doctoral Project: Promoting Civility in the Workplace: Addressing Bullying in New Graduate Nurses Using Simulation and Cognitive Rehearsal

Tammi K. Reeves-Messner, DNPc, MS, RN
Doctoral Project: Neuroprotective Care in the NICU: A Quality Improvement Project
Reynaldo G. Rosario Jr., DNPc, MSN, RN, CPHQ, LSSBB
Doctoral Project: Quality Improvement Initiative: To Improve Surgical Wound Classification

Dominique Ellen Teaford, DNPc, RN, PHN, PMH-C
Doctoral Project: Website Redesign Project to Improve the Quality and Usefulness of the Perinatal Mental Health Coalition’s Resource Website

Stacey L Teicher, DNPc, MSN, PNP, BSN, RN
Doctoral Project: The effects of telehealth on patient satisfaction and information recall for breast cancer survivors during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Silvia L. Turner, DNPc, MSN/Ed, CRRN, RN
Doctoral Project: Virtual Training Impact on Nurses' Self-Efficacy of Safe Patient Handling Equipment Usage 

Colleen A. Vega, DNPc, RN, MSN, ACHPN
Doctoral Project: The Effects of Virtual Reality on Symptom Distress in Patients Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant