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Beth Schwartz

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Dr. Schwartz is a public health nurse, professor, researcher, and theologian. She has taught nursing students at the University of California Los Angeles and West Coast University students. She has years of public health experience leading strategic planning and community coalitions. She recently completed her PhD in Nursing and uncovered a theory about how to Discover Self after adversity that can be used as a framework for corporations, schools, faith-based communities, families, and individuals. She is a partner to Scott and mother to two fun teenagers, Maren and Ethan in Southern California. She loves her two rescue dogs, modern art, running, and thrifting.


  • Public health nursing
  • Global health nursing
  • Gender studies
  • Theology

Research Areas

  • Women's health
  • Global health
  • Public health


  • Azusa Pacific University, PhD in Nursing, 2023
  • West Chester University, MSN, 2013
  • Immaculata University, BSN, 2007

Prior Experience

  • Assistant Professor, West Coast University
  • Lecturer, University of Los Angeles