Meet Bulaporn Natipagon-Shah, PhD, RN & Assistant Professor for the School of Nursing

What brought you to CSUSM? I want to contribute my knowledge and time to teach students with a diverse socio-economic background. What type of research are you doing? I am currently working on health research where I explore screening behaviors of colon cancer among Thai immigrants. What inspired you to choose nursing? I first wantedContinue reading “Meet Bulaporn Natipagon-Shah, PhD, RN & Assistant Professor for the School of Nursing”

Who is Mary Baker?

Mary Baker, MSN, RN, CNS, FNP-BC, BPHN-BC Co-Director, Student Healthcare Projects; Lecturer How did you become interested in Nursing? I have always been interested in social justice issues since I was a teenager. Working at the clinics combines two goals: 1. Providing healthcare for those that would not otherwise receive it and 2) providing anContinue reading “Who is Mary Baker?”

“What is a Student Healthcare Project,” you ask?

by Marilyn Huerta The Student Health Care Project is a community health clinic that was founded in 2011 for undergraduate and graduate students, from the School of Nursing at Cal State San Marcos to provide FREE medical services to low-income, underinsured and uninsured residents living throughout San Diego County. Licensed medical professionals and nursing facultyContinue reading ““What is a Student Healthcare Project,” you ask?”

Meet Geri Schmotzer, Assistant Professor

The School of Nursing proudly welcomes their new Assistant Professor, Geri Schomotzer! Prior to her teaching at Cal State San Marcos, Dr. Schmotzer taught Epidemiology, Nursing Research, Public Health Nursing, and Health Promotion at the University of San Francisco and New Mexico State University. She has been teaching public health nursing courses since 2009. SheContinue reading “Meet Geri Schmotzer, Assistant Professor”

Support the CSUSM Student Healthcare Project Fundraiser

The CSUSM Student Healthcare Project Fundraiser supports Sponsored by Participatory Solutions  Tuesday, Oct. 17th from 5-8 p.m. Foundry Clinic, 1249 E. Ohio Ave., Escondido CA Food, beverages, beer and wine! Bring a new package of underwear or socks for a chance to win a prize. To purchase tickets, visit studenthealthcareprojectfundraiser.eventbrite.com $25 for General; $15 for Students TAX DEDUCTIBLEContinue reading “Support the CSUSM Student Healthcare Project Fundraiser”

President, Student Nursing Association – Stephanie Lichtward !

Stephanie Lichtwardt is a senior nursing student and will graduate in May 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Following her aspirations to be involved in research one day, she has been working at the School of Nursing as a research assistant while completing her studies. Stephanie is also active in the Student NursesContinue reading “President, Student Nursing Association – Stephanie Lichtward !”

Highlighting Staff: Mila Valencia, new Administrative Support Assistant to the School of Nursing

What brought you to CSUSM? I always enjoy working in a university environment with faculty, staff and interacting with students. This is a great place for me to apply my experiences and knowledge in my current position as an Administrative Support Assistant. What did you do before here? I worked for the University of California, SanContinue reading “Highlighting Staff: Mila Valencia, new Administrative Support Assistant to the School of Nursing”

Promoting Healthy Communities

By David Ogul “I have a passion for both teaching and research, and CSUSM’s environment allows me to excel and have a nice balance. There are not a lot of environments where you can do that.” — Dr. Christina Holub It’s all about prevention. That’s the message from Dr. Christina Holub, an assistant professor atContinue reading “Promoting Healthy Communities”

Lisa Bandong from the Public Health Department – Recognized as the San Diego County Breastfeeding Champion 2017!

Congratulations to our very own Lisa Bandong for being recognized as the San Diego County Breastfeeding Champion 2017! “Congratulations to SDCBC Breastfeeding Champion 2017: Lisa Bandong, MPH! You are a breastfeeding advocate in your personal and professional life having been both a breastfeeding student and employee at a university. Your work allowed you the opportunity toContinue reading “Lisa Bandong from the Public Health Department – Recognized as the San Diego County Breastfeeding Champion 2017!”

School of Nursing Welcomes Director, Lorna Kendrick

By Eric Breier California State University San Marcos has appointed Dr. Lorna Kendrick as its new director of the School of Nursing effective July 1. Dr. Kendrick has been the Director and Campus College Chair of the College of Health Professions School of Nursing for the University of Phoenix San Diego campus since 2014. SheContinue reading “School of Nursing Welcomes Director, Lorna Kendrick”