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Diane Josephine Santiago

Adjunct Professor


Diane Santiago is a Bay Area native but lived in Houston, Texas for seven years. There she worked at a busy 700 bed hospital and got her masters degree. She has over eight years of ICU nurse experience and is currently an ICU supervisor. She’s excited to teach and help you build your nursing career. She is passionate about building professional growth and is inspired by the opportunity for lifelong learning in nursing.

In her free time she enjoys getting nursing certifications, going back to school, and traveling. She also enjoys walking around beautiful San Francisco with family and friends.


  • Critical Care
  • Nursing
  • Nursing Leadership and Administration


  • University of Texas, Arlington, MSN Education 2020
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing, BSN 2013
  • CSU Chico, BA Psychology 2010

Prior Experience

  • University of San Francisco, Adjunct Professor
  • Sutter CPMC , Supervisor ICU
  • VA San Francisco ICU, Staff RN
  • University of Texas Houston, Research Nurse
  • Gurnick, Adjunct Professor
  • CHI Baylor St. Luke’s Float Pool, Clinical Educator

Awards & Distinctions

  • Houston Top 150 Nurses 2020
  • Outstanding Filipino Nurse 2020
  • Promise to faculty fellowship recipient 2019-2020
  • Employee of the Year 2019
  • Good Samaritan Foundation in Excellence Award 2019
  • Nurse Hero 2019

Additional Information

Professional Organizations

  • Philippine Nurses Association of Northern California Public Relations Officer 2021-2022
  • AACN (American association of Critical care nurses) Ambassador 2019-2022
  • AACN SF Treasurer 2021-2022
  • AACN Houston Board Member and Education Chair 2018-2020
  • NLN Member
    • Alpha gamma delta hunger committee member
    • Alpha gamma delta sf philanthropy chair
    • Order of omega honor society
    • Psi chi

Community Service

  • Medical missions of mother of divine mercy pampanga, Philippines, 2020
  • Medical mission of divine mercy Costa Rica, 2019
  • Medical mission with our lady of Lourdes hospitality northern American volunteers, Registered Nurse Volunteer, 2019
  • Medical mission of divine mercy Laredo Texas, 2019
  • Diabetes camp nurse, 2019
  • Camp Kesem nurse volunteer, 2016
  • Muscular dystrophy camp nurse, 2013