Suzette Cardin, Ph.D. ’95

Cardin, the school’s assistant dean for student affairs, has been an adjust associate professor in the Nursing Administration program since 1998. Prior to that, she was director of the cardiac care unit and cardiac observation unit at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center for 14 years. Cardin is well known in the field of critical care nursing administration and practice, particularly in the areas of family-centered critical care nursing and successful leadership and management styles in today’s healthcare environment. In 1997 she was inducted into the American Academy of Nursing in recognition of her contributions as nursing unit director as well as her numerous publications, national nursing affiliations and ability to share her knowledge with others in a variety of ways.