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David Colachico, Ph.D.

Professor, School of Nursing
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 5041
David P. Colachico is a professor in Azusa Pacific University’s School of Nursing, Graduate Programs. Colachico’s previous experience at APU was as the director of the Office of Faculty Development and as a professor in the Department of Teacher Education/Special Education Programs. Colachico is the author of several books and articles including “Stress and Children with Disabilities,” a chapter in Children and Stress: Understanding and Helping (ACEI, 2001), a book written in reaction to the attack on the World Trade Center on 9/11.


Ph.D., Texas A&M University
M.Ed., University of Vermont
B.A., Johnson State College


  • School of Nursing
    • Doctoral Programs
    • Graduate Programs


  • Academic Writing
  • Historical Research/Trends in American Education
  • Special Education Law

Courses Taught

GNRS 660 Theories of Teaching and Instruction
GNRS 661 Leadership and Role Development in Nursing Education
GNRS 662 Assessment, Curriculum, Development, and Outcomes
GNRS 597 Comprehensive Examination

Office Location

Building One, WCAM 207, West Campus

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