Faculty

The following are our tenure track and full time faculty members. If you need to contact a faculty member who is not listed below, please call the office at (559) 278-2041 for assistance.

Dr. F. Ndidi U. Griffin-Myers

Ndidi U. Griffin-Myers

Dr. F. Ndidi Uche Griffin-Myers, EdD, PMHNP, FNP, PHN, MSN, RN

Title/Designation:  Professor of Nursing/Director-Chair School of Nursing

Office: McLane Hall 190A

Phone: (559) 278-6697

Email:ndidig@csufresno.edu 

 

Area of Practice:  Clinical Advanced Practice Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Family Nurse Practitioner, Community Health Nursing, Obstetrics and Women’s Health.

 

Research Interest:  Nursing Education, Multicultural Education, Curriculum & Instruction Design

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Dr. Neelam Chanda

 Neelam Chanda

 Dr. Neelam Chanda, RN, PhD

Title/Designation: Associate Professor, Nursing

Office: McLane Hall 289

Phone: (559) 278-2835

Email:neelam@csufresno.edu

 

Areas of Practice: Mental Health

 

Research Interest: Stress in Vulnerable Populations, Simulation in Mental Health, Psychometrics

 

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Dr. Peter Garcia

 

Dr. Peter Garcia, DNP, FNP, RNFA

Title/Designation: Assistant Professor, Nursing

Office: McLane Hall 284

Phone: (559) 278-8432

Email:peterg@csufresno.edu

 

Area of Practice: Internal medicine, Urology and Surgery

Research Interest: Internal medicine, Urology and Surgery

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Dr. Cyndi Guerra

Cindy Guerra

Dr. Cyndi M. Guerra, DNP, RN, FNP-C, MSN

Title/Designation:  Assistant Professor, Nursing

Office: McLane Hall 276 C

Phone: (559) 278-7978

Email:  cyguerra@csufresno.edu

 

Areas of practice: Community Health, School Nursing, Employee Health

 

Research Interest: Community Health in the Central Valley, School-Based Nurse Practitioner Programs, Adolescent Health

Dr. Lynn Jakobs

 

 

Lynn Jakobs, PhD, FNP-C

Title/Designation: Assistant Professor, Nursing

Office: McLane Hall 287

Phone: (559) 278-2096

Email: ljakobs@csufresno.edu

 

Areas of Practice: Family Practice

Research Interests: Rural residents' access to healthcare; respiratory illnesses in rural agricultural areas in the central valley; frontier healthcare (remote-rural); thyroid cancer

 

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Dr. Sylvia Miller

 

 

 Sylvia Miller, EdD, RN, FNP-C

Title/ Designation: Associate Professor, Nursing

Office: McLean Hall, 282B

Phone:  (559) 278-4788

Email: symiller@csufresno.edu

 

Areas of practice: Medical/ Surgical Nursing, Palliative Care

 

Research interest: Palliative Care, Spirituality and Nursing, Ethics and Nursing

 

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Dr. Nisha Nair

Nisha Nair

Nisha Nair, DNP, RNC, CSN, CNE, IBCLC

Title/ Designation: Assistant Professor, Nursing

Office:  McLane 283

Phone: (559) 278-8854

Email:nishanair@csufresno.edu

 

Areas of practice: Medical-surgical, Palliative care, Urology, Mental health

 

Research interest: Palliative care, Simulation, Caregiving burden, Dementia, Cultural issues

 

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Dr. Kathleen Rindahl

Kathy Rindahl

Kathleen Rindahl, DNP, RN, FNP-C

Title/ Designation: Assistant Professor, Nursing

Office: McLane Hall Room 282A

Phone: (559) 278-3491

Email: krindahl@csufresno.edu

 

Areas of practice: Community Health,  Migrant Health, Urgent Care, Primary Care

 

Research: Eating Disorders and the Health and Wellness of School Children

Rural and Community Health Practices

Complementary Alternative Medicine Practices

Cultural Diversity in Health Care

 

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Dr. Kammi Sayaseng

KammieSayaseng

Kammi Sayaseng, DNP, RN, PNP-BC, IBCLC

Title/Designation: Assistant Professor

Office: McLane Hall 276A

Phone: (559) 278-6678

Email:ksayaseng@csufresno.edu

Areas of practice: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified (PNP-BC), general pediatrics, pediatric dermatology, teledermatology, pediatric obesity and prevention, lactation support and counseling

 

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Dr. Janice Sanders

 

Janice Sanders, DNP, RNC

Title/ Designation: Assistant Professor, Nursing

Office: McLane Hall 276 B

Phone: (559) 278-2429

Email:janices@csufresno.edu

Areas of practice:  Mental health

Research interest: Mental health, autism in school-age children, recruitment and retention of minorities in nursing and optimal healing environments

 

 

Dr. Janine Spencer

Janine S

Janine A. Spencer, RN Ed.D

Title/ Designation: Associate Professor, Nursing

Office: McLane Hall 290

Phone: (559) 278-8209

Email:jspencer@csufresno.edu

Areas of Practice: Leadership, administration, legal/ethical, perioperative, nursing education & staff development

Research interest:  Administration, leadership, retention, job satisfaction & quality improvement

 

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Full-Time Lecturers

 

 2017-2018 Faculty Handbook