Amanda Thurman, DNPc, MSN, FNP-BC


Program Director, Assistant Professor School of Nursing

Phone: (619) 876-7654

Email: [email protected]

Office Location: San Diego Regional Campus, SD #107

Dr. Thurman is a Family Nurse Practitioner with a background in pediatrics, women’s health, internal medicine, and college health. Currently, her practice is at a free and charitable clinic in San Diego serving patients who have no other access to care. She has been in academia since 2006 and is currently the Director of the MSN Programs for both the San Diego and Inland Empire Regional campuses. She is passionate about teaching and serving students. Her goal as an educator is to transform students minds and hearts and help them find their passion in the field of advanced practice nursing. Her academic interest is in the area of food insecurity and educating providers on screening for food insecurity in the clinical setting.


  • DNPc - Azusa Pacific University, Azusa (expected graduation 2022)
  • MSN - California State University Dominguez Hills, 2001
  • BSN - Point Loma Nazarene University, 1993


  • Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner ANCC, 2001 to present

Academic Area

  • School of Nursing


  • Underserved
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Pediatrics
  • Women's Health
  • Food Insecurity
  • Internal Medicine

Courses Taught

  • GNRS 512 - Advanced Health Assessment
  • GNRS 504 - Bioethics and Health Care Policy
  • GNRS 591 - Primary Health Care of the Childbearing Family
  • GNRS 593 - Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness
  • GNRS 592B - Primary Health Care, Final Practicum
  • GNRS 597 - Comprehensive Exam Thesis