Staff Bios

Judith Pfeiffer

Judith Pfeiffer PhD, RN, NEA-BC, PMHCNS-BC
Director, Psychiatry and Nursing Education, Development and Research
United States International University (PhD)
Indiana University (MSN)
With UC San Diego Health System since 1997

Marylee Block AA III MaryLee Jones AA III
Executive Assistant to the Director of Nursing Education, Development, and Research
With UC San Diego Health System since 2011
Sherry Carreau BSN, RN

Sherry Carreau BSN, RN
Transitions Coach for the UCSD Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center
With UC San Diego Health System since 2010

   Katie Conneely MSN, RN, CNS/NE, CCRN
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Med Surg
San Diego State University
With UC San Diego Health System since 2012
Cheryl L. Cross Cheryl L. Cross MSN, RN, PHN
Clinical Nurse Educator, Special Projects Coordinator
San Diego State University
With UC San Diego Health System since 1975
Judy Davidson Judy Davidson DNP, RN, FCCM
Evidence Based Practice and Research Nurse Liaison
Case Western Reserve University
With UC San Diego Health System since 2013
 Kristin Hanighen Kristin Davidson MSN, RN, CNS
Nurse Residency Assistant Coordinator
California State University, Long Beach
With UC San Diego Health System since 2005
Laura G. Dibsie Laura G. Dibsie MSN, RN, CCRN
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Surgical ICU and Trauma.
University of San Diego
With UC San Diego Health System since 2001
Judy Fernandez Judy Fernandez
Administrative Nursing School Liaison/Administrative Supervisor
With UC San Diego Health System since 1998
Cheryl Garnica Cheryl Garnica BSN, RN, CWOCN
Administrative Nurse Supervisor, Wound/Ostomy Nurse Team.
University of Hawaii
With UC San Diego Health System since 1985
 Laura Giambattista BSN, RN Laura Giambattista BSN, RN
Transition Coach for medical surgical units at the UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest
With UC San Diego Health System since 2010

Patty Graham Patty Graham MS, RN, CCRN, CS
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Intensive Care
San Diego State University
With UC San Diego Health System since 1992
Lori Johnson Lori Johnson MSN, RN, OCN
Clinical Nurse Educator for Moores Cancer Center
Walden University
With UC San Diego Health System since 1996
Linda Lobbestael Linda Lobbestael MSN, RN-BC, CNE
Clinical Nurse Educator
Walden University
With UC San Diego Health System since 2005
Suzanne Lohnes Suzanne Lohnes MA, BSN, RN, CDE
Diabetes Nurse Educator
With UC San Diego Health System since 2012
 

Summer Morgan MSN, RNC-NIC, CPNP-PC
Clinical Nurse Educator, NICU
Azusa Pacific University
With UC San Diego Health System since 2012

Tim Mork Tim Mork BSN, RN CWON Wound/Ostomy Specialist
San Diego State University
With UC San Diego Health System since 1988
Beverly A Morris Beverly A Morris MBA, CNP, RN
Clinical Nurse Educator, Acute Care
University of Redlands
With UC San Diego Health System since 2005
Diane Pearson Diane Pearson MPH, BSN, RN, CDE, PHN
Diabetes Nurse Educator
San Diego State University
With UC San Diego Health System since 1989
Ayelet Ruppin Ayelet Ruppin-Pham MN, RN
Patient Education Coordinator
University of Washington
With UC San Diego Health System since 2009
Sharon Scullen Sharon Scullen MSN, RN, CWON
Wound/Ostomy Specialist
University of San Diego
With UC San Diego Health System since 2006
 Brittany Serences

Brittany Serences MSN, RN, FNP-BC, BC-ADM
Diabetes Nurse Educator
With UC San Diego Health System since 2012 

Patrice Slojkowski Patrice Slojkowski ASN, RN
Clinical Project Coordinator
With UC San Diego Health System since 1998
Kathy Swasey Kathy Swasey BSN, RN
Clinical Project Coordinator
Point Loma Nazarene College
With UC San Diego Health System since 1990
Aran Tavakoli Aran Tavakoli MSN, RN, AOCNS
Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist
University of California Los Angeles
With UC San Diego Health System since 2010
Frann Teplick Frann Teplick MSN, RN-BC, CNS
Perinatal Clinical Nurse Specialist
University of Pennsylvania
With UC San Diego Health System since 1999
 Brad Vandersall Brad Vandersall BSN, RN, PHN
Safe Patient Handling Educator and Behavioral Health Resource Nurse
With UC San Diego Health System since 1995
Dianne Warmuth Dianne Warmuth MSN, RN, CNS
Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist
California State University Long Beach
With UC San Diego Health System since 1987
  Cassia Yi MSN, RN, CNS, CCRN
Clinical Nurse Specialist for the Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center
Point Loma Nazarene University
With UC San Diego Health System since 2008
Julie Zimmerman Julie Zimmerman MS, RN, CNS, CCRN
Clinical Nurse Educator, Progressive Care Unit
San Diego State University
With UC San Diego Health System since 2005