Professor Beverly Russell, MA, ANP-BC, CEP– biography

Professor Beverly Russell is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner and Public Health Nurse with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and a Masters in Health Sciences from California State University, Los Angeles. Since 1984 she has worked as a Nurse Practitioner at Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles Medical Center with subspecialties in: diabetes, hypertension, tuberculosis control, HIV/AIDS counseling, and 12 years in Hematology & Oncology with an emphasis on the care of men and women with breast cancer. Her current role is Nurse Practitioner for the obese population in the Pre-op Bariatric Surgery Preparation Program.

In 1990 Professor Russell completed course work at UCLA in Instructor Development and was awarded a lifetime teaching credential for the California Community Colleges. She is an Adjunct Professor of Health at Los Angeles City College since 1991, and an Assistant Clinical Professor for the Family Nurse Practitioner Program, UCLA School of Nursing, since 1999. In February 2012 she received her certificate from the California Board of Registered Nursing as a Continuing Education Provider and she is a CPR Instructor, certified by the American Heart Association.          She writes on health issues and on December 13, 2012 she received the Expert Author Certificate and became a member in good standing with Ezine

Ms. Russell is a Trained Volunteer Breast Health Facilitator for the American Cancer Society. She also volunteers for the American Heart Association and on March 25, 2013 she completed training for the Speaker’s Bureau of the Alzheimer’s Association, Los Angeles Chapter.

Her hobbies are: reading, traveling, cooking and creating her “one of a kind” handmade jewelry.

Her lectures are dynamic, interactive and she takes pride in the fact that she can share with her students her vast clinical experience as a Registered Nurse/Nurse Practitioner.

BPR. 08/26/13