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Team Members

Nurse Manager

Donna Grochow
Donna Grochow, MSN, RNC-NIC, WCC
Director, Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
Magnet Program
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
101 The City Drive, Building 22A, Room 3104E
Office: 714.456.6610
Pager: 714.506.6262
Email: dmgrocho@uci.edu
Charlene Miranda-Wood

Charlene Miranda-Wood, MS, RNC-OB, LCCE
Nursing Manager, Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
Perinatal Clinical Nurse Educator
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
101 The City Drive, Building 22A, Room 3104F
Office: 714.456.7690
Pager: 714.506.8420
Email: cmmirand@uci.edu

Clinical Nurse Specialists

Khalid Al Eid

Khaled Al Eid, MSC, RN, WCC
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Medical Surgical
Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
101 The City Drive, Bldg 22A, Room 3104F
Office: 714.456.5903
Pager: 714.506.6482
Email: kaleid@uci.edu

 

Deborah Boyle

Deborah Boyle, MSN, RN, AOCNS, FAAN
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Oncology
Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
Office: 714.456.5954  
Pager: 714.506.9360
101 The City Drive, Bldg 22A, Room 3104H
Email: daboyle@uci.edu

Maurice Espinoza

Maurice Espinoza MSN, RN, CS, CCRN, WCC
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Critical Care
Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
University of California, Irvine Healthcar
101 The City Drive, Bldg 22A, Room 3104G
Office: 714.456.8557 
Pager: 714.506.5146
Email: mauricee@uci.edu

Robin Koeppel

Robin Koeppel, MSN, RNC, CPNP
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
101 The City Drive, NUH, Wing 44B, Room 3104
Phone: 714.456.6528  
Pager: 714.506.6951
Email: rkoeppel@uci.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clinical Nurse Educators

Steven Bereta

Steven Bereta, MSN, RN
Clinical Nurse Educator, Medical-Surgical
Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
101 The City Drive, Bldg 22A, Room 3104
Email: sbereta@uci.edu

Johanah Morelos-Carrera

Johanah Morelos Carrera, BSN, RN
Clinical Nurse Educator, Perinatal
Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
101 The City Drive, Bldg 22A, Room 3104H
Office: 714.456.5970  
Pager: 714.506.8505     
Email: jmorelos@uci.edu

Sherry Carter

Sherry Carter, BSN, RN 
Clinical Nurse Educator, Pediatrics and General Nursing
Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
101 The City Drive, Bldg 22A, Room 3104K
Phone: 714.456.7131 
Pager: 714.506.1954
Email: svcarter@uci.edu

Susan Gallitto

Susan Gallitto, BSN, RNC-NIC
Clinical Nurse Educator, General Nursing and Special Projects
Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
101 The City Drive, Bldg 22A, Room 3104K
Phone: 714.456.5979
Pager: 714.506.2865             
Email: sagallit@uci.edu

Susan Magorno

Susan Magorno, BSN, RN
Clinical Nurse Educator, Medical-Surgical Units
Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
101 The City Drive, Bldg 22A, Room 3104H
Office: 714.456.5092
Pager: 714.506.0306     
Email: susank3@uci.edu

Michelle Grywalski

Michelle Grywalski, RN, BSN
Clinical Nurse Educator, Critical Care Units
Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
101 The City Drive, Bldg 22A, Room 3104H
Office: 714.456.5259
Pager: 714.506.3317
Email: mgrywals@uci.edu

 

Cheryl Simkins

Cheryl Simkins, BSN, RN, CCRN
Clinical Nurse Educator, Critical Care Units
Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
101 The City Drive, Bldg 22A, Room 3104G
Office: 714.456.3990   
Pager: 714.506.5238       
Email: csimkins@uci.edu

 

Nicole Jasso

Nicole Jasso, MSN, RNC-NIC
Clinical Nurse Educator, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
101 The City Drive, Bldg 22A, Room 3104H
Office: 714.456.5592
Pager: 714.506.6030  
Email: nprice@uci.edu

 

Comprehensive Pain Team

April Burks, BSN, RN
Clinical Nurse IV, Pain Team
Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
University of California, Irvine Healthcar
101 The City Drive
Office: 714.456.5311
Pager: 714.506.1558
Email: aburks@uci.edu

Phuong Hoang , BSN, RN
Clinical Nurse IV, Pain Team
Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
101 The City Drive
Pager: 714.506.6325
Email: phuongh@uci.edu

Vanessa Schultz, MSN, RN, NP
Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Educator, Pain Team
Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
101 The City Drive
Pager: 714.506.5609
Email: vschultz@uci.edu


 

Skin, Wound and Ostomy Team

Lynn Lai, BSN, RN, CWOCN 
Certified Skin, Wound and Ostomy Nurse
Department of Enterostomal Therapy
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
Pager: 714.506.9623
Email: lail@uci.edu

Trinie Nguyen, BSN, RN, CWOCN
Certified Skin, Wound and Ostomy Nurse
Department of Enterostomal Therapy
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
Pager: 714.506.4365
Email: trinien@uci.edu

Varsha Shere, MSN, RN, CWOCN
Certified Skin, Wound and Ostomy Nurse
Department of Enterostomal Therapy
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
101 The City Drive, Douglas Hospital, Room 7146
Office: 714.456.7145
Pager: 714.506.9081
Email: sherev@uci.edu


Patient Education Team

Mary Jean Christian, RD, Certified Diabetes Educator
Diabetes Education Program Coordinator
Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
101 The City Drive, Bldg 22A, Room 3104
Office: 714.456.8781  
Pager: 714.506.9469   
Email: mchrist1@uci.edu

Terrye Petersone RN, Certified Diabetes Educator
Diabetes Education Educator
Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
101 The City Drive, Bldg 22A, Room 3104J
Office: 714.456.5952  
Pager: 714.506.6526
Email: tpeterso@uci.edu

Marra Williams, RN
Certified Health Education Specialist
Department of Nursing Quality, Research and Education
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
101 The City Drive, Bldg 22A, Room 3104J
Office: 714.456.8434  
Pager: 714.506.3980
Email: marraw@uci.edu


 

PICC Line and Venous Access Team

Jun Balba, BSN, RN 
Clinical Nurse IV, PICC Line Team
Department of Enterostomal Therapy
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
Office: 714.456.6072
101 The City Drive, Douglas Hospital, Room 7600
Email: pbalba@uci.edu

Anna Baldado BSN, RN
Clinical Nurse IV, PICC Line Team
Department of Enterostomal Therapy
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
Email: abaldado@uci.edu

Nelson Ong BSN, RN
Clinical Nurse IV, PICC Line Team
Department of Enterostomal Therapy
University of California, Irvine Healthcare
101 The City Drive, Douglas Hospital, Room 7600
Office Phone: 714.456.6072  
Email: nelsono@uci.edu