Christine Joy Phongdara


Program Director, Entry Level Master's Program at Inland Empire Regional Campus and Associate Professor

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 2872

Email: [email protected]

Office Location: Inland Empire Regional Campus, 208 H

Joy Phongdara graduated from the Traditional Undergraduate Nursing Program at Azusa Pacific University with a BSN. She completed her Women's Health Nurse Practitioner training from Harbor-UCLA and went on to obtain her MSN from California State University, Long Beach. She has been teaching for Azusa Pacific University since 2012 both in the undergraduate and graduate programs. She continues to practice as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner in the community. Phongdara enjoys working with students and mentoring them through their nursing school journey. Teaching gives her the opportunity to share her passion for obstetric and gynecologic nursing while raising awareness about ethical issues facing this population.


  • MSN, California State University, Long Beach, 2004
  • BSN, Azusa Pacific University, 1994


  • Women's Health Nurse Practitioner

Academic Area

  • School of Nursing


  • Obstetrics
  • Women's Health

Courses Taught

  • GNRS 500 — Conceptual Foundations of Professional Nursing
  • GNRS 575 — Nursing Care in Maternal, Newborn, and Women's Health
  • GNRS 573 — Clinical Residency
  • GNRS 571 — International Nursing