Adjunct Faculty Theresa Mendoza Mostasisa

Theresa Mendoza Mostasisa

Adjunct Professor

Part-Time Faculty


Dr. Theresa Mostasisa a Professor, Consultant, and Entrepreneur in health care, academia and the business world. With years of experience and education, from the San Francisco Bay Area, she has extended internationally, leading and collaborating with others. She enjoys teaching, training, and continued learning. Given her past experiences in life, work and play, Dr. Mostasisa has propelled into the solid woman she is today, moving barriers, relentlessly forging ahead, pursuing goals with mind, heart and soul. She lives by striving for excellence, sharing knowledge, and being happy. Her greatest accomplishments are her students.


  • Quality Outcomes and Data Analysis
  • Needs Assessment
  • Curriculum Development
  • Lean

Research Areas

  • Interprofessional Collaboration
  • Synergy work between Law Enforcement and Emergency Care
  • Mentorship and Preceptorship
  • Diversity Awareness
  • Stress Management


  • Sepsis Lead for Hospital
  • Stroke Coordinator for Hospital
  • ANCC Nurse Planner for Region
  • Committee member, IPCE - Interprofessional Continuing Education
  • Representative, CME - Clinical Management Excellence


  • Argosy University, EdD in Education, 2008
  • San Francisco State University, MS in Health Science, 1995
  • Dominican University, BS in Nursing, 1998
  • City College of San Francisco, AA in Arts, 1989

Prior Experience

  • Quality Nurse Consultant, Stroke Coordinator, and Sepsis Coordinator, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
  • Nurse Educator, Special Projects, and ANCC Nurse Planner, Sutter Health Hospitals
  • Director of Education, St. Mary's Medical Center - Dignity

Awards & Distinctions

  • Ayala Corporation, 2019

  • Republic of the Philippines, Department of Interior and Local Government, 2011

  • Filipino American Law Enforcement Association, 2011

  • SFPD PhilIppine Exchange Training, 2011

  • University of Phoenix, 2009

Selected Publications

  • Core Curriculum for Ambulatory Care Nursing 4thd, AAACN (2019)

  • Growth and Development Across the Lifespan, Saunders (2004)

  • Caring for the Older Adult (2002)

  • Nursing Education Model: Effectiveness of a Nursing Education Model for a Training Program in Promoting Diversity Awareness (2008)

  • Stress and Stress Management for Vocational Nursing Students (1998)