Eurina Yujin Cha, PhD, MSN, RN, CRRN, PHNA-BC, CHES

Department Chair, Upper-Division BSN Transfer and Associate Professor

Phone: (626) 815-6315
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Dr. Cha serves as the Department Chair of Upper Division Transfer Program (UDTP) and Associate Professor in APU School of Nursing since August 2021. She has 25 years of extensive clinical experiences in various specialty areas such as medical-surgical, step-down, acute inpatient rehab, long term, and consultation. She received a Ph.D. in Public Health, specialized in Community Health, and a MS in nursing from Walden University. Her research interests include minority health, under-served immigrant health, global health, and the diversity in nursing education. Dr. Cha received the 2018 Foundation of Education Scholarship Award from National League for Nursing (NLN) and the 2019 Bright Society Ward from the Global Cooperative Society International. She has served an active council member of the National Unification Advisory Council (NUAC) of Korea which reports directly to the president of Korea. She has served various leadership roles and a life-time member of local, national and international nursing associations as well as public health associations.


  • Ph.D., Walden University, 2018
  • MSN, Walden University, 2008
  • BSN, Hawaii Pacific University, 2003


  • Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse (CRRN), ARN
  • Board Certified in Advanced Public Health Nursing (PHNA-BC), ANCC
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES), NCHEC

Academic Area

  • School of Nursing
    • Undergraduate Programs


  • Adult Medical-Surgical
  • Community and Public Health
  • Nursing Education
  • Population-Focused Nursing
  • Rehabilitation

Courses Taught

  • UNRS 384/384P — Urban/Rural Health Nursing

Office Hours

Mondays 12:00 PM-4:00 PM
Additional appointments are available by request. Please contact me to set up an appointment.

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