Lydia Garcia-Usry, RN, MSN, PHN


Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 2289
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Instructor at the High Desert Regional Center for Azusa Pacific University since August 2014. Life long resident of Victor Valley. She is committed to public health needs and resources of the Victor Valley area that has grown from a small town community to a community of diverse populations. Some specific needs include homelessness, childhood obesity, and other chronic diseases. Population health is important for nursing students to understand how to keep their clients healthy in an environment that they live in. Keeping families health is important to sustain life and a healthy community.


  • MSN-University of Phoenix-2008
  • BSN-California State University-Dominguez Hills-1989
  • ADN-Victor Valley Community College 1978


  • California-PHN

Academic Area

  • School of Nursing
    • Graduate Programs


  • Community Health
  • Population Health

Courses Taught

  • UNRS 382 - Community Health Nursing
  • UNRS 384 - Urban/Rural Health Nursing
  • RNRS 449 - Theory and Practice in Community Health Settings

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Appointments available upon request. Please contact me to set up an appointment.