USC Price School of Public Policy

Terri Rosas Nichols

MHA Faculty:

Terri Rosas-Nichols

Terri Rosas-Nichols is an adjunct professor at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy. She brings more than twenty years of health care experience to USC.

Professor Rosas-Nichols has worked in a myriad of different fields within the health profession, working as a staff nurse, director, manager, and program coordinator. In 1990, she was named Nurse of the Year for the greater Los Angeles area. Prior to teaching at USC, she served as the Assistant Nursing Director for the Women’s Hospital at LAC/USC Medical Center. As the Assistant Director of the Professional Staff Association at the Women’s Exercise Science Center at USC, Professor Rosas-Nichols coordinated the development of the academic research center for women’s health care.

In addition to working in the field, Professor Rosas-Nichols has served as an assistant professor, and faculty curriculum chair. She taught clinical obstetrics and theory to undergraduate nursing students at the University of California at Los Angeles. Her presentations on nursing also reflect the vast knowledge she has acquired through her work.

Currently, Professor Rosas-Nichols is the manager of the Ambulatory Clinical Information Systems at the University of California, Davis. She holds a bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Texas, El Paso; a master of science in nursing administration from California State University, Los Angeles, and a master of health administration from USC.