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Renee Pozza, PhD, CNS, FNP, RN

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor
Phone: (626) 815-5403
Renee Pozza received her credential as a family Nurse Practitioner from Azusa Pacific University (APU), and is not only a Professor at APU, but a former student. Having experience from the student's perspective, Pozza is able to approach her students with understanding of their position in APU's School of Nursing. Pozza received a PhD in Physiological Nursing from the University of California’s School of Nursing in San Francisco. Pozza has participated in over a dozen Clinical Research Studies. Her passion lies in the treatment and effects of treatment for patients with hepatitis C. Her desire to help others is a great attribute to the students of APU's School of Nursing.


Doctor of Nursing in Physiological Nursing - University of California, San Francisco 2007
Post Master's Family Nurse Practitioner Certification - Azusa Pacific University, 2000
Master of Science in Nursing, Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist - Azusa Pacific University, 1993
Bachelor of Science, Nursing - Azusa Pacific University, 1989

Registered Nurse, Board of Registered Nursing, State of California,
Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist, Board of Registered Nursing, State of California
Family Nurse Practitioner, Board of Registered Nursing, State of California
ANCC Medical Surgical Nursing Certification
Advanced Cardiac Life Support/Basic Cardiac Life Support
ANCC Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Furnishing License, Board of Registered Nursing, State of California


  • School of Nursing
    • Doctoral Programs
    • Graduate Programs


  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Hepatitis C
  • Nursing
  • Nursing Education