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Vivien Dee, RN, DNSc, FAAN

Phone: (626) 815-5387
Alternate: (626) 815-5386
Fax: (626) 815-5414
Vivien Dee, PhD, has delivered more than 100 presentations of research, articles, and special projects at various local, state, national, and international conferences. She has more than 30 years of professional nursing experience, including hospital and nursing administration at a major academic medical center in metropolitan Los Angeles, as well as academic and clinical teaching experience as a graduate faculty member. Dee is a litigation consultant and expert witness on health care and personnel management issues for several nationally known law firms. She also serves as a consultant on the use of the NPH Patient Classification System for Nursing Practice and Staffing at hospitals throughout the United States and abroad.


  • PhD, University of California, San Francisco
  • MN, University of California, Los Angeles
  • BSN, Loma Linda University


  • State of California, Registered Nurse License
  • Public Health Nurse Certificate
  • Certificate in Developmental Disabilities
  • Board Certified Nurse Executive Advanced


School of Nursing

  • Doctoral Programs


  • Mental Health Nursing
  • NPH Patient Classification System
  • Nursing Administration

Courses Taught

  • GNRS 660 – Theories of Teaching and Instruction
  • GNRS 701 – Nursing Knowledge Development
  • GNRS 702 – Nursing Theory
  • GNRS 720 – Wellness Promotion and Health Maintenance
  • GNRS 780 - Dissertation Seminars I
  • GNRS 781 - Dissertation Seminars II