Lisa Bursch, D.N.P.

Director DNP Program
Associate Professor of Nursing
Graduate Studies Department Chair

Office Phone: (951) 343-4940
Office Location: Nursing Annex 275
Office Hours: Monday: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; Tuesday: 9–11 a.m., 2:30–4:30 p.m.; Wednesday: 9–10:30 a.m.; Thursday: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.; Friday by appt.

Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
D.N.P. Systems Leadership Rush University 2013
M.S.N. Nurse Practitioner California State University, Long Beach 1995
B.S.N. Nursing University of Texas Health and Science Center, Houston 1990
  • Courses Taught

    Community Health Nursing, Physical Assessment/Pathophysiology, Advanced Assessment and Health Promotion for FNPs, CNS, Education and Populations, and Family Health Care II

  • Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

    Community Health

  • Teaching Experience


    * Community Health Nursing
    * Nursing Issues
    * Spanish Medical Terminology
    * Clinical instructor for Pediatric
    * Clinical instructor Medical-Surgical
    * Clinical instructor Critical Care

  • Research, Presentations, & Publications

    An Innovative Journey: Establishing a Nurse Managed Health Clinic Serving the Vulnerable Population

  • Church Membership & Activities

    Trinity Lutheran Church

  • Community Service & Involvement

    Medical Mission Trip to Honduras
    RSP Rwanda
    ISP South Asia
    ISP Philippines
    Church in the Community (Trinity Lutheran Church)

  • Interests & Hobbies

    I enjoy traveling in the states and in other countries to learn other cultures. I love old movies and reading.

  • Personal Philosophy

    "For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and love and of a sound mind." 2 Timothy 1:7