Karen French, MSN, FNP-C, RN, PHN

Assistant Professor
Phone: (626) 815-2340
Fax: (909) 383-6892
Office Location: Building One, Room #343
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Karen French teaches in the Master of Science in the Nursing program in both the didactic and clinical courses. She is an active Family Nurse Practitioner, practicing in private practice, focusing on health promotion and addressing primary health care needs in a Family Practice office. Her area of scholarship is focused on osteoporosis and increasing screening in high-risk populations. Her acute clinical background was in critical care, open-heart ICU, school nursing, and home health care for high risk infants.


  • DNP in process Western University of Health Sciences, anticipated completion 2019
  • MSN Azusa Pacific University with FNP certification 2008
  • BSN Azusa Pacific University 1984


  • Registered Nurse: Board of Registered Nursing State of California
  • Family Nurse Practitioner: Board of Registered Nursing State of California
  • Furnishing License for Nurse Practitioner: Board of Registered Nursing
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioner National Certification
  • Drug Enforcement Agency number: US Drug Enforcement Administration
  • ACLS Provider: American Heart Association

Academic Area

  • School of Nursing
    • Graduate Programs


  • Health Promotion
  • Osteoporosis screening
  • Women's Health

Courses Taught

  • GNRS 513 – Advanced Nursing Practice Role
  • GNRS 589 – Adolescent Health Care
  • GNRS 592A – Primary Health Care of the Adult and Aging Family

Office Hours

Monday 12:00pm-2:00pm
Tuesday 1:00pm-2:00pm
Appointments available upon request. Please contact me to set up an appointment.