The University of San Francisco: School of Nursing

VANCHCS-SNAHP Academic Practice Partnership

Welcome to the Department of Veteran Affairs Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS) — School of Nursing and Health Professions (SNAHP) Academic Practice Partnership information website.VANCHCS_SNAHPlogo


Janelle Culjis RN, PhD, ANP VANCHCS VANAP Program Director
Octavia Struve RN, DNP, MSN, CNL USF VANAP Program Director


Neftali Cabezudo RN, PhD
Janelle Culjis RN, PhD, ANP
Jodi Kushner RN, MSN
Christina Pedersen RN, BSN (Clinical Performance Center Coordinator)
Colleen Sasso RN, BSN, MSN (c)
Carlee Stewart FNP-BC, MSN, CNL
Octavia Struve RN, DNP, MSN, CNL
LaDawn White RN, MA

Faculty Mentorship Program

Susan Prion RN, EdD, CNE
Laureen Turner RN, MSN (Faculty Mentor)

Affiliate Faculty

Raymond Phillips PhD, RN, MS, CNS PhD, University of California, San Francisco
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Justin Moore, MEd Department Supervisor
Sydney West Program Assistant

Advisory Council

Candace Miller Veteran
Carolynn Goetze California State University
Teresa Harvath Director Clinical Education & Clinical Professor – UCD Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing
April Iacopelli Colonel USAF, NC Chief Nurse DGUSAF Medical Center
Raymond Phillips VANCHCS-ACNS Research
William Glazier USF Student Veteran (OEF/OIF post 911)
June Taylor VANCHCS Nurse Educator
Charles Moutenout Jesuit and Vietnam Veteran
Jimmy Hao VANAP Student Representative and Veteran (OEF/OIF post 911)
Anthony Albanese VANCHCS Designated Education Officer
Patricia Lynch USF Chair, Associate Dean for USF School of Nursing and Health Professions Pre-licensure Programs
Ann Stoltz Touro University Nursing Program Director

Advisory Council Meetings

The VANCHCS—SNAHP Advisory Council meets quarterly.

Strategic Plan

The VA Nursing Academic Nursing Partnership (VANAP) Strategic Plan is available here.