Meaghan Ellis, PsyD, RN, MSN


Department Chair, Entry-Level Master's Program and Assistant Professor

Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 2711

Email: [email protected]

Office Location: Monrovia Regional Site, Room #212

Meaghan Ellis, PsyD, MSN had been a RN for 39 years. Spending the last 20 years in executive leadership, she has become proficient in addressing accreditation, quality and performance improvement, risk assessment, and supervision of multiple complex programs within Arrowhead Regional Medical Center and the county Department of Public Health. Ellis facilitated the expansion of the Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC's) within the County of San Bernardino to ensure the access of the uninsured to high quality healthcare. Since obtaining her Doctorate in Psychology, Ellis is passionate in the pursuit of the practice and research of integrated primary care and mental health medicine. She played an instrumental role in the integration of these services at the FQHC's. Ellis has spent a majority of her career in the service of the uninsured, underinsured and disenfranchised in the counties of Los Angeles and San Bernardino.


  • In progress FNP certification, APU, 2018
  • PsyD, Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, 2013
  • MSN, Nursing, University of Phoenix, 1999
  • BSN, Nursing, University of Phoenix, 1998
  • Diploma in Nursing, Brigham and Women's Hospital (Peter Bent Brigham Hospital), 1979


  • Registered Nurse - Board of Registered Nursing - State of California
  • Public Health Nurse - Board of Registered Nursing - State of California

Academic Area

  • School of Nursing


  • Accreditation and Regulatory Compliance
  • Change Management
  • Clinic Operations
  • Integration of Primary Care and Mental Health Medicine
  • Strategic Planning

Courses Taught

  • RNRS 307 - Theoretical Frameworks in Nursing
  • RNRS 327 - Nursing Research and Statistics
  • RNRS 497 - Ethics and Issues in Health Care
  • UNRS 299 - Data and Stats Management
  • UNRS 306 - Theoretical Frameworks for Nursing