Dr. Ann Stoltz, Director of Nursing

Ann D. Stoltz, Ph.D., RN, CNL
Professor Emeritus, School of Nursing

Dr. Ann Stoltz has called Solano County “home” since 1980. She worked as a public health nurse for Solano County and a school nurse for the Vacaville Unified School District until assuming a full-time faculty position at Sacramento State in 2001. During her tenure at Sacramento state, she held numerous teaching and leadership positions- coordinating the following programs: School Nurse Credential, Master of Science in Nursing, RN to BSN, and Accelerated Second Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.  As Chairperson of the Sacramento State School of Nursing from 2006-2010, she assisted with the creation of three new programs within nursing, facilitated fund raising and planning efforts to move the School of Nursing to a new facility with a state of the art human patient simulation learning center, and obtained numerous grants to support the program. She participates in statewide nursing education leadership as the past vice president and president of the California Association of Colleges of Nursing, past Chair of the Coalition of School Nurse Educators, and the Association of California Nurse Leader’s Leadership Committee. Dr. Stoltz has a Ph.D. in Education from UC Davis, and her research interests include coordinated school health, bullying, and mentoring. 



Jacqueline Clavo-Hall, Ph.D., JD, RN, CRNA, CNL

Associate Professor, School of Nursing
Interim CEHS Dean & Director, School of Nursing


Jacqueline Clavo-Hall is an Interim Assistant Dean of the College of Education and Health Sciences, the Interim Director of the School of Nursing, and an Associate Professor at the Touro University California School of Nursing.  As a member of the School's founding faculty, she played a key role in the curriculum development for the Master of Science in Nursing program.  Dr. Clavo-Hall blends skills of advanced practice nursing, legal training, and healthcare advocacy to instruct and mentor students in the Master of Science in Nursing and the Doctor of Nursing Practice programs as they develop skills in conducting quality improvement and evidence-based practice projects.

Clavo-Hall's research focuses on the role of the clinical nurse leader in our rapidly changing complex healthcare environment.  In her pursuit of social justice and equity, she initiates a program that partnered the School of Nursing with a local high school that offered real-world health experiences and mentoring from our nursing students to our local high school students.  This program was awarded a mini-grant from the Office of Statewide Health Planning.  Her passion for advocacy included teaching the health care policy class and mentoring students through the process of creating a healthcare proposal for legislative consideration.

Clavo-Hall earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing From William Carey University. Hattiesburg, Mississippi.  She earned a Master of Science Degree from Xavier University, New Orleans, and a Certificate of Nurse Anesthesia from Charity Hospital New Orleans.  She completed her legal studies and earned a Juris Doctorate from John F. Kennedy University, Moraga, California.  Clavo-Hall then completed a Master of Science in Health Informatics from the University of Ilinois at Chicago.  Most recently she completed a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership at the University of California, Davis.

In 2017, Clavo-Hall published in the Journal of Professional Nursing.  She is currently a member of the American Nurses Association, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, the American Colleges of Nursing, California Association of Nurse Anesthetists, and Sigma Theta Tau.

Terrye Moore-Harper, RN, MSN, ACNS-BC

Terrye Moore-Harper, DNP, RN, ACNS-BC, CNL

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing

MSN Program Chair, School of Nursing


Terrye obtained a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Tuskegee University and a Masters of Science in Adult Health Nursing from Valparaiso University. Terrye was commissioned in the US Army Nurse Corps where she served nearly seven years in the areas of Med/Surg, ICU/Trauma, and the Surgical Research Burn unit.  She has many years of experience as a clinical educator, home health case manager, quality and compliance manager, and nursing educator. Terrye transitioned from direct care clinical nursing to her teaching career at Fresno City College in the ADN program. As a tenured faculty at San Joaquin Delta College, she was lead course coordinator, division chair of curriculum, and assistant director of the program.  She joined the TUC nursing school family in November 2014 and considered herself "finally home." Terrye is also a board-certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Health and is active in her community and church, where she serves as a Bible teacher and volunteer health educator. She has been married for over 25 years to Corwin Harper and is the mother of 2 daughters, who both reside in Texas. 


Julian Gallegos, MS, RN, FNP-BC
Julian Gallegos, Ph.D., MBA, RN, FNP-BC, CNL
Assistant Professor, School of Nursing
Assistant Director, School of Nursing
DNP Program Chair, School of Nursing

Assistant Professor of Nursing and Interim Assistant Director for the Touro University California School of Nursing,  Dr. Gallegos has been a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner since 2008 and a registered nurse since 2001. Professor Gallegos is a former United States Air Force Nurse Corps Officer. He has worked in several specialties throughout his nursing career to include medical-surgical nursing, flight medicine, and labor and delivery. Professor Gallegos maintains a clinical practice at NorthBay Healthcare as a urology nurse practitioner.

The concentration for his Ph.D. is in Understanding the Mechanisms for the Prevention and Treatment of Biological Injury, particularly assessing the relationship between visceral adipose tissue, interleukin-18, and adiponectin in Filipino Americans.

Along with a Ph.D., Dr Gallegos has a Masters of Science degree with a major in Nursing from Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, a Masters of Business Administration from Touro University Worldwide, Los Alamitos, California and a Bachelors of Science with a major in Nursing from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Dr. Gallegos was an integral advocate and lead in getting the Doctor of Nursing Practice - Family Nurse Practitioner Program at Touro University California. He worked with Director School of Nursing, Ann Stoltz in developing curriculum and was integral in the CCNE accreditation process.

His research interests include type 2 diabetes and the role of the nurse practitioner within the healthcare system.


Kathleen Hahn

Kathleen Hahn, MSN, RN, CPNP, CNL

Adjunct Faculty, School of Nursing


Kathy Hahn is a credentialed school nurse and certified pediatric nurse practitioner with a master’s degree in nursing, working in Vallejo, California.  Kathy is the Nurse Practitioner for the Vallejo City Unified School District and sees patients in Solano County’s first and only school-based health centers.  Before her arrival in Vallejo in 2000, Kathy worked as both an emergency room staff nurse and charge nurse at Children’s Hospital, Central California and as a primary care pediatric nurse practitioner at Kaiser-Fresno and Molina Medical Center.  Kathy was instrumental in seeing the need for school-based health care in Vallejo, writing grants to fund it and opening the first school-based health center at Pennycook Elementary School in 2004, where she continues to see uninsured and underinsured patients today, as well as the Widenmann Health Center in North Vallejo, which also includes a dental clinic.  Additionally, Kathy is adjunct faculty for Touro University’s Medical School, Samuel Merritt University and previously an instructor for Blake Austin College in Vacaville.  Kathy is married and has two grown daughters and a 10-month-old grandson.sts include coordinated school health, bullying, and mentoring. 


 Michele Bunker Alberts

Michele Bunker-Alberts, DNP, RN, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing


Michele Bunker-Alberts is a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC) with a sub-specialty in women’s health, Internationally Board-Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), and has an over 20-year providing healthcare in the San Francisco Bay Area.  She is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Nursing at Touro University. Her work at Alameda Health System in Oakland, Ca., has covered  both inpatient and outpatient women’s and pediatric care; in these capacities, Michele currently works in AHS’ ambulatory womens and pediatric clinics and the inpatient psychiatric hospital providing womens’ health, she has developed and helped administer a lactation program from and a grant-funded nutritional access program created for families struggling with pediatric obesity through a partnership with a local urban farm and helped to develop a template within the electronic medical record that tracks food insecurity. She led a team to the designation as a Baby-Friendly Hospital in 2012, collaborated with the hospital’s re-designation efforts in 2017 and helped develop electronic health record templates with a business model for lactation visits. She has designed and trained medical, and nursing staff collaborated on a lactation peer-educator program and managed/provided clinical support for hospital Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs) and Lactation Educators (CLEs). She served on the medical center’s Interdisciplinary Practice Committee, the IRB, and helped develop a clinic-based colposcopy program doing a combination of Pap Smear tracking, colposcopy, cryotherapy, and LEEP. 

Dr. Bunker-Alberts earned her doctorate with a policy dissertation, Bite to Balance, in 2015  - an intervention for pediatric food insecurity and subsequent obesity in vulnerable communities from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, Ca., and her Master’s in Nursing/FNP thesis on breastfeeding management for low-income women in 2004 from the University of California, San Francisco. The daughter of a juvenile probation officer committed to alternatives to incarceration and a teacher in public adult education, active community member and parent of children in Oakland public schools with a commitment to working on issues of educational and racial equity, Michele decided to become involved in healthcare in her early twenties, largely due to her life experience and desire to bridge communities’ health services and support systems.

She is an alumnus of the California Healthcare Leadership Program, the national Disparities Leadership Program, and a fellow in the American Society of Cervical and Colposcopic Pathology (ASCCP).  She was a member of the Health Policy and Practice Committee (HPPC) of the California Association of Nurse Practitioners (CANP), the Secretary/Treasurer of the United States Lactation Consultants Association (USLCA), served on the Expert Advisory Panel for California’s COPP/COIN Obesity Prevention project, and formerly served as a board member of both the United States Lactation Consultant Association at for Oakland’s Cal-Pep. She received AHS Non-Physician Caregiver of the Year award in 2010, and the Health Professions Education Foundation Scholarship for work in underserved areas in California. 

She is a founding member of One Love Center for Health, a community-based health promotions group working with un-housed community residents in encampments.  She serves as a “Caravan Ambassador,” and leads small groups of volunteers into homeless encampments alongside Feed the Hood/East Oakland Collective, to help provide food, hygiene kits and address medical needs of the un-housed population in Oakland.  She is active as an international cervical cancer prevention clinician. She has volunteered to provide primary care and cervical cancer prevention in Mexico, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Peru, and Jamaica, and has been traveling to Cuba for several years.  She continues to look for opportunities to integrate lactation services into primary healthcare settings and to write, present, continue to enhance and challenge our health care system and improve health care in the US and internationally.


 DorAnne Donesky

DorAnne Donesky, Ph.D., RN, ANP-BC

Professor, School of Nursing


Professor DorAnne Donesky, PhD, ANP-BC, ACHPN, is an adult nurse practitioner, professor at Touro University of California, and professor emerita at University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Donesky is the founding faculty and nurse lead for “Practice-PC,” a longitudinal interprofessional palliative care continuing education course for practicing clinicians. Clinically, she has over 25 years of experience in pulmonary symptom management and palliative care—supporting patients with chronic lung disease through clinic visits, pulmonary rehabilitation, clinical research, and Better Breathers support group facilitation. She was a Cambia Sojourns Scholar and a Macy Faculty Scholar in 2016-2018, and is a fellow of the American Thoracic Society.

 Margy Pay

Margaret Pay, MSN, RN, PHN

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing


Assistant Professor, Margaret Pay MSN, RN, CNL is a retired USAFR Colonel. She served 30 years both active duty and reserve.  She held several positions during this time, among which were Chief Nurse and Squadron Commander. She completed her career as an Individual Mobilization Augmentee to the Chief Nurse at David Grant Medical Center, Travis AFB. She is also a retired school nurse and retired Solano County public health nurse manager.  Among the other specialties in which she has worked are medical surgical nursing, neonatal intensive care, obstetrics, and pediatrics.  



   Shelley Johnson, DNP, RN, NEA-BC

   Adjunct Professor, School of Nursing


 Juan Cabrera

Juan Cabrera, MS

Adjunct Professor, School of Nursing


Adjunct Professor of Statistics, Juan R. Cabrera Jr. received his Associates of Arts in Liberal Arts in 2010. In 2013, he received his Bachelor of Science with majors in Industrial & Organizational Psychology, and Statistics with a minor in History. He completed his Master of Science in Biostatistics in 2015. That same year Prof. Cabrera became a statistician consultant for NorthBay Healthcare for the Evidence-Based Practice and Research program in nursing. During that same year, he took on a dual role as a Senior Biostatistician for the University of California, San Francisco in the Department of Neurosurgery, collaborating in clinical trials research for Glioblastoma. Shortly after in  2017, Prof. Cabrera began teaching Informing Healthcare Improvement through Data in the DNP program at Touro University California. In this course, Prof. Cabrera emphasizes applied statistical research while incorporating experimental design in the field of nursing. He enjoys collaborating with students on doctoral research design and statistical methodologies. He is in the process of obtaining his PsyD in Human and Organizational Psychology from Touro University Worldwide.


Rene Steinhauer, MSN, RN, FNP-BC, ENP-BC

Assistant Professor/Clinical Experience Coordinator, School of Nursing

Assistant Professor of Nursing and Clinical Experience Coordinator for the Touro University California School of Nursing, Rene Steinhauer is dual board certified as a family and emergency nurse pracititoner.  Mr. Steinhauer started his career as paramedic in 1992, then started in nursing in 1999 and a nurse practitioner in 2017.  Most of his career has been in emergency medicine including flight nursing, critical care transport nursing and disaster nursing.  Professor Steinhauer also served with the US Air Force flying combat aeromedical evacuation in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Professor Steinhauer remains in clinical practice with Northbay Healthcare.  In addition to his regular practice, professor Steinhauer remains active in international disaster response.  He has been involved in numerous responses including the Asian Tsunami, Hurricane Katrina, the Haiti Earthquake, Hurricane Yolanda in the Philippines and Hurricane Harvey in Houston. 

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