Academic Staff

JoeJose Benjamin Francisco Z. Nava, MD, MSN, FNP-C, AANP
Instructor II

P: 204-474-9095
F: 204-474-7682


Post-Masters/ FNP Track, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science

Master of Science in Nursing, Clinical Nurse Leader role, California State University, Dominguez Hills (graduated with highest honors)

Subspecialty Medical training, Traumatology/Emergency Medicine, Gurayyat General Hospital. KSA
Post-graduate Internship training, Medicine, Veterans’ Memorial Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines   
M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) degree, UERM College of Medicine & Surgery, Santa Mesa, Manila, Philippines
Bachelor of Science in Zoology (Pre-Medicine), University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
Specialty/Clinical/Teaching Areas
Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner program; American Heart Association Instructor for CPR courses (BLS, ACLS & PALS); Critical Care Nursing and Emergency Medicine

Clinical Interests: Critical Care Nursing, Clinical Pharmacology

Teaching Areas: Basic & Advance Pharmacology, Basic & Advance Pathophysiology, Anatomy & Physiology, OSCEs, ECG interpretation course, Health Assessment, Cultural Diversity
 Research and Scholarly Activities

Senior faculty advisor/Consultant for the Greater Los Angeles Lactation Center- (Charles Drew Research Committee grant and also a $20,000 grant from the California Endowment Fund). This faculty assisted with the grant submission process, in addition to budget and work plan outcomes for both the Mini-mission maker grant of Charles R. Drew and the California Endowment.

Faculty advisor for mini-mission maker grant (Charles R. Drew Research Committee grant) - Benign Febrile Seizures. Overall student support 5% faculty advisor to $2,000 Mini Mission Maker Grant through CDU- Febrile Seizures- assisted with grant submission process, in addition to budget and work plan outcomes. 

Main Faculty advisor & consultant- First Annual ELM Research Conference; Topic: Trends in Pediatric Disparities Research held at the California Endowment offices at 1000 N. Alameda St., Los Angeles, CA on August 2, 2013.

Honors/Awards/Professional Service  

Instructor II, Graduate Programs, Nurse Practitioner Stream, College of Nursing, University of Manitoba, CA
Interim Program Director, MSN-Entry Level Master’s (ELM) Program, Mervyn M. Dymally School of Nursing, L.A.
Top of the Graduating Class, MSN-Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Role, California State University Dominguez Hills
Member by Invitation, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society  
Member by Invitation, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society
Member, California Nurses Association
Nurse Scholar, Kaiser Permanente Delores Jones Nursing Scholarship Award (2010)   
Vice President & Co-Founder, MEPN/MSN Leadership Council, California State University, Dominguez Hills, CA
Member, Southern California Chapter Assembly for Men in Nursing
Lifetime Member, Cambridge Who’s Who Almanac    
Certified AHA instructor- BLS, ACLS & PALS  American Heart Association                          
Certified Public Health Nurse, Public Health- Nursing