Charlene Niemi, PhD, MSN, RN, PHN

Position Title
Associate Adjunct Professor

Charlene Niemi joins the UCLA School of Nursing as an associate adjunct professor following her role as a lecturer at UCLA SON and her retirement from California State University Channel Islands. Niemi received her PhD from Azusa Pacific University and her MSN in Nursing Education from Mount Saint Mary’s University. Her expertise lays in community health nursing and psychiatric nursing. Niemi is the Director of Health Literacy at Care Harbor. Her research focuses on health literacy and social determinants of health, stigma in family members of those incarcerated, and forgiveness and childhood trauma.