Regional Nursing Research Committee
The advancement of nursing practice through evidence and science.
- To disseminate scientific findings and evidence to practicing nurses.
- To demystify nursing research.
- To generate nursing knowledge.
- To bridge the gap between theory and nursing practice.
- To provide leadership and resources to advance nursing knowledge, translate research findings, and promote the evidence-based practice of the professional nurse.
- Prepare annual goals, objectives, and reports.
- Provide oversight to local sites to ensure Regional Nursing Research Standards are in place.
- Evaluate and integrate professional and regulatory standards into nursing research activities.
- Support and facilitate implementation of research studies and activities that support a hospital on its Magnet journey.
- Develop, implement, and support implementation of research studies that contribute to meeting the goals associated with Nursing’s strategic priorities (“Big Dots”).
Regional Nursing Research Committee Chairs
Chair: Janet Gichau, DNP, MSIH, BSN, BC-RN
Co-Chair: Rosalina G Mendoza MSN©, BSC, RN
Nurse Executive Liaison: Greg Rogers
Regional Nursing Research Committee Members
- Allison M. Wade, RN, BSN, PHN, CLG
- Cecelia L. Crawford, DNP, RN, Walnut Center
- Debra Balise, MSN, RN, PHN, CCRN,CNML, Los Angeles
- Denise Goodwin, MSN, Baldwin Park
- Dewee McDermott, MSNEd, RN, Moreno Valley
- Hazel Torres, MSN, RN, Walnut Center
- Irene-Christine Lee, MPH, RN, BSN, CPH, CHES, Walnut Center
- Joria Rainbolt-Clemente, MSN, RN, CNS, Irvine
- Joyce Johnson, PhD, RN-BC, Community Member
- Judith Liu-Lee, MSN, RN, Panorama City
- June Rondinelli, PhD, RN, CNS, Walnut Center
- Karie Crawford, MSN, RN, CNS, Fontana
- Kathleen Hawkins, MS, RN, Fontana
- Kathleen Long, RN, MSN, CNS, Orange County, Anaheim
- Kathleen Overton, MSN, RN, Ed., Riverside
- Kristyn Gonnerman, MLS, Baldwin Park
- Keya Stallings, MSN, RNC-OB, Ontario
- Kristina Mae B. Santos, BSN, RN, West Los Angeles
- Kristy Geloso, MSN, RN, Walnut Center
- Kristyn M. Gonnerman, MLS, Baldwin Park
- Lisa Tze Polo, BSN, RN, Woodland Hills
- Lorraine Florio, RN, MS, CNM, Downey
- Lynne Agocs-Scott, MN, RN, CCRN,CCNS, NP, Woodland Hills
- Maria Bernaldez-Ngugi, MSN, RN, CNS,GNS, GNP-BC, Panorama City
- Marrisa Maderazo, BSN, RN, Panorama City
- Oscar Fernandez, BSN, RN, Ontario
- Patience Onyegbule, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, CNM,CCD, San Diego
- Patricia Meckes, MN, RN, CNS, CNOR, Community Member
- Regina Valdez, MA, Walnut Center
- Roque “Jun” Garvida, Jr., MSN, RN, Panorama City
- Rosalina Mendoza, BSN, BSC, RN, RHIA,CCS, Baldwin Park
- Rosemary Powell, MSN, RN, Anaheim
- Sarah J Kwan, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, CCRN
- Sophie Hicks, MSN(c), RN, Riverside
- Veronica Timple, PhD, RN, CCRN-K, San Diego