Clinic Director, Nurse Practitioner
Kristen has been working as a family nurse practitioner in primary care settings for low-income immigrant and homeless populations since 2018. She graduated from PLNU with her BSN in 2013 and received her MSN through Azusa Pacific University in 2018. She has a passion for working in underserved communities and for helping teach students in these socially complex patient settings.
Amanda is a PLNU alum (BSN '93) and has been a family nurse practitioner since 2001. She earned her MSN from California State Dominguez Hills in 2001 and completed her DNP at Azusa Pacific University in 2022. She has worked at the Health Promotion Center since 2007 and is an adjunct professor in the School of Nursing.
Tatiana is a cardiac RN at Scripps La Jolla and a Family Nurse Practitioner. She graduated with an MSN from Azusa Pacific University in 2021 but has been serving the City Heights community and patients at the Health Promotion Center since she started her clinical rotations in 2019. Tatiana is a daughter of Salvadoran immigrants and developed her passion for helping underserved communities at a young age.
Gwen has been a friend of the Health Promotion Center since her undergraduate days at PLNU. She completed a BA in Sociology in 2003, followed by medical school at Loma Linda University and Family Medicine residency at Harbor-UCLA. She returned to San Diego in 2012 where she still practices at a community clinic in City Heights. She is passionate about primary care in underserved settings and providing care to immigrant and refugee communities.