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. Beginning in 1984 she 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 and other types of cancers. Her most recent role at Kaiser was as a 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 since 2012 she is a BLS 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 Articles.com.
Ms. Russell is a Trained Volunteer Breast Health Facilitator for the American Cancer Society. She volunteers for the American Heart Association and on March 25, 2013 Ms. Russell 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 stress-free. Professor Russell takes pride in the fact that she can share her vast clinical experience as a Registered Nurse/Nurse Practitioner and her 24 years of teaching health at Los Angeles City College, with her students.