Nursing — Full-time
Angela  Banks

Angela Banks, RN, PhD

Associate Professor; Co-Chair, BSN Program

Teaching Areas of Expertise

Adult Health, Cardiovascular Nursing, Medical - Surgical Nursing, and Pharmacology

Clinical Areas of Expertise and Interest

Cardiovascular Critical Care, Trauma, and Emergency Room

Honors and Awards

Eugene Cota-Robles Fellowship (2000)
National Institute for General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Fellowship (2002)
Iota Sigma Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society

Faculty Spotlight

Manuscript Reviewer for Journal of Cardiac Failure and Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
Member of the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN)
Publication topics/sources
Delay in Seeking Medical Help for Symptoms of a Myocardial Infarction Among the African American Population,
African American Women with Heart Disease, Health Disparities in Cardiovascular disease in the African American Population


B.S.N., University of Illinois, Chicago
M.S.N., University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco

Administrative Appointments

Academic Standards Committee
University Honorary Degree Committee

Research Areas

Cardiovascular Disease in African Americans
Health Disparities in Cardiovascular Procedures
Qualitative and Quantitative Research, and Smoking Cessation in College Nursing Students


Banks, A., & Dracup, K. (2006). Factors associated with prolonged prehospital delay of African Americans with acute myocardial infarction. American Journal of Critical Care, 15(2) 149-157.

Banks, A., & Malone R. (2005). Accustomed to enduring: Experiences of African-American women seeking care for cardiac symptoms. Heart & Lung, 34(1), 13-21.