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Candace Cassidy

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Professor Candace Cassidy has been a registered nurse for over 20 years. Prior to nursing, Professor Cassidy worked in research and analytical chemistry. While having her first child, she was mesmerized by the competent and caring staff when she was hospitalized. She went to nursing school and became committed to promoting excellence in nursing care. This passion has left an impact on the many students and nursing hires she has trained.


  • Health Communication
  • Women and Children's Health


  • Sacred Heart University, Masters of Nursing Education
  • Chabot College, AA Nursing, 2000
  • California State University, BS Biological Science, 1994

Prior Experience

  • Registered Nurse, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento
  • Adjunct Professor, Sacramento State University, Nursing
  • Adjunct Professor, Sacramento State University, Health Communication