I have been in nursing practice and education for almost thirty years now. Prior to
joining the faculty at Capital University in 1995, I taught in New York City, at
Columbia Presbyterian Hospital School of Nursing and at Ohio Wesleyan University.
Although my specialty area is in Psychiatric/mental health Nursing and Transcultural
Health Care, I have taught Community Health, Management in Nursing, Chronic Care,
and Maternal/child health. I will be co-teaching a new course this Fall semester with
on Transcultural Nursing. This will be offered in three ADP Centers :
Dayton, Cleveland and Columbus (see N 303
For several years, I have been involved in minority health care issues and have done
numerous local, national and international presentations and workshops on
Transcultural health. I am presently working on several community based health
initiatives for minority groups specially in the Asian community.
Other related professional activities include consultant work, member of advisory
boards such as the Mental Health Association, grant activities ( CDC grant reviewer)
recipient of various grants for health promotion programs for campus and community.
I also teach Psychiatric/mental health nursing theory and clinical in the traditional
nursing program. I have been involved in updating our course content this year and
have incorporated new theories in neurobiology in understanding behaviors and
implication for treatment (see N 324 course syllabus).
During my spare time, I serve on the board of several community based organizations.
I also teach bible on Fridays at the St. Peter's Church charismatic prayer group in
I enjoy traveling with my two teenage children. Some of our favorite places are Venice,
Hawaii, St. John, New York and Hongkong.