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Patricia A. Harvard-Hinchberger, RN, MSN, CNS, Ed.D.

Title: Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, CHHS

Department: Nursing

Office: WH A-330
Phone Extension: x2007
Email Username: pharvard

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Selected Presentations

  • Harvard-Hinchberger, Patricia A. (2007) Presenter, “Violence Against Female Nursing Students in the Workplace” 15th International Nursing Conference of the Nursing Network on Violence Against Women, at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, on October 19 2007.
  • Harvard-Hinchberger, Patricia A. (2007) Poster, “Transitions in Women’s Health: Perceived Susceptibility to Osteoporosis among Female College Women” Royal College of Nursing International Research Conference 2007. Dundee, Scotland.
  • Samimi, S. & Harvard, P. (2006). Social implications of promoting beast feeding among ethnically diverse women abstract. Proceedings of the International Council on Women's Health Issues Congress (ICOWHI) 2006, Sydney Australia. Accepted but not presented.
  • Harvard-Hinchberger, Patricia A. (2006) Presenter, “Transitions in Women’s Health: Perceived Susceptibility to Osteoporosis among Female College Women” International Council on Women’s Health Issues Congress (ICOWH). November 2006 Sidney, Australia.
  • Harvard-Hinchberger, Patricia A. (2005). Presenter, “Professional Capacity Building through Critical Thinking and Mentoring”. Toward Advancing Nursing, International Nursing Conference December 9, 2005, Riyadh Saudi Arabia.
  • Harvard-Hinchberger, Patricia A. (2005). Presenter, “Enhancing Critical Literacy Project (ECLP): Innovative Strategies for Student Health Promotion”. International Council of Nursing 23rd Quadrennial Congress. Nursing on the Move: Knowledge, Innovation and Vitality. May 26, 2005, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • Harvard-Hinchberger, Patricia A. (2004). Presenter initial findings, “Perceived Susceptibility to Osteoporosis among Multiethnic Female College Students”. Veteran’s Administration, Greater Los Angles Nursing Research Conference (VAGLA). October 21, 2004, Los Angeles, California.
  • Harvard, Patricia A. (2003). Presenter, “African American Women are Not Affected by Osteoporosis” Myth or Fact? Senior Ministry Conference Bethel Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Church. Address delivered in San Diego, California.
  • Harvard, Patricia A. (2002). Discovering the Process of Implementation and Utilization of Nurse Midwifery at a Middle-Eastern Hospital. Seventh International Middle East Nursing Conference "Discovering Reality: A Road For Nursing Success". Jordan University of Science and Technology. Irbid, Jordan.
  • Harvard, Patricia A. (2001). Women in the Military. Keynote Address Delivered at Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity in Oceanside, California. Invited by the Women in Military Service For America Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D. C.


Leadership Initiatives

  • 2005 – 2006: Recipient of the Xi Theta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Regional Excellence Award for support of goals and objectives reflecting knowledge, service, leadership, communities and sustainability. Presentation on September 30, 2006. Indianapolis, Indiana.

  • 2004 – 2005: Recipient of the Xi Theta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Leadership Award for outstanding service.

  • 1999 - 2000: As Associate Faculty at Mira Costa Community College designed and implemented English as a Second Language (ESL) Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program. Facilitated the completion of this comprehensive program for a diverse population of adult students resulting in 100% state certification outcome and employment.

  • 2000 - 2001: As Coordinator, Student and Graduate Affairs, Associate Degree Nursing, initiated major curriculum revision of senior nursing leadership course to include a clinical "Preceptor" placement with identified leaders within community hospitals and local healthcare facilities. Incorporated a National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) review program in conjunction with Kaplan Educational Centers. This course has resulted in significant first-time licensure pass rates.

  • 1999 - 2001: Commander, Nurse Battalion (P). Responsible for Army Medical Department training at seven different training sites located throughout the western United States. First female commander under the 104th Division to command and supervise professional faculty and paraprofessional healthcare personnel in Tacoma, Washington; Vancouver, Washington; Sacramento, California; San Jose, California; Pasadena, California; Aurora, Colorado; and Salt Lake City, Utah. Additional plans to open a site in Hawaii, 2002. All courses offered are in compliance with accreditation standards required by each state and federal regulatory agencies. First Institutional Training Battalion to initiate National League of Nursing accreditation process.

  • 1998 - 1999: Appointed an Educational Technology Task Force chaired by Dr. (Lt. Colonel) Gloria J. Willingham, charged with developing a comprehensive Distance Learning Plan for the Nurse Battalion (P), 5th Brigade, 104th Division (Institutional Training) resulting in the implementation of this plan as the Division prototype for the distance learning imitative.


Awards and Honors

  • 2007: Minority Nurse Educator Grant program selected participant with Certificate in Distance Education Program (CDEP) (partially funded by HRSA Grant # DIIHP05199) offered by the School of Nursing at Thomas Edison State College. Trenton, NJ. Completion date : May 2008.
  • 2005: Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)-Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) Professions Capacity Building Program Award. Funded by the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD).
  • 2004: Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities Program (RSCAAP) award in collaboration with Dr. Sandy Melton for study of “Perceived Susceptibility to Osteoporosis among Multiethnic Female College Students”. Initial findings will be used to address disease among African American Females in other CSU facilities.
  • 2000: Syracuse University Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Center For Policy Research. Summer Workshop, "Introducing Public Policy Issues in Aging into the Curriculum" Training.


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