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Renee Pozza, PhD, CNS, FNP, RN

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor
Phone: (626) 815-5403
Renee Pozza received her credential as a family Nurse Practitioner from Azusa Pacific University (APU), and is not only a Professor at APU, but a former student. Having experience from the student's perspective, Pozza is able to approach her students with understanding of their position in APU's School of Nursing. Pozza received a PhD in Physiological Nursing from the University of California’s School of Nursing in San Francisco. Pozza has participated in over a dozen Clinical Research Studies. Her passion lies in the treatment and effects of treatment for patients with hepatitis C. Her desire to help others is a great attribute to the students of APU's School of Nursing.


  • Doctor of Nursing in Physiological Nursing - University of California, San Francisco 2007
  • Post Master's Family Nurse Practitioner Certification - Azusa Pacific University, 2000
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist - Azusa Pacific University, 1993
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing - Azusa Pacific University, 1989


  • Registered Nurse, Board of Registered Nursing, State of California,
  • Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist, Board of Registered Nursing, State of California
  • Family Nurse Practitioner, Board of Registered Nursing, State of California
  • ANCC Medical Surgical Nursing Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support/Basic Cardiac Life Support
  • ANCC Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Furnishing License, Board of Registered Nursing, State of California


School of Nursing

  • Graduate Programs
  • Doctoral Programs


  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Hepatitis C
  • Nursing
  • Nursing Education