Assistant Professor of Nursing
Office: Marston 329
Education: Diploma, Red Cross College of Nursing, 1998; BSN, Husson University, 2002; MSN, Yale University, 2004; PhD, University of Washington, 2013. At SPU since 2017.
Dr. Nam brings a rich background in clinical nursing practice and nursing education. After seven years as a family nurse practitioner and the completion of her doctorate, she moved to Swaziland where she developed a nursing program in a newly founded university. Years later, she returned to Seattle and has taught at the University of Washington while also maintaining her clinical practice as an FNP before joining SPU in 2017. Dr. Nam teaches in the Graduate Nursing program.
Dr. Nam’s scholarship focuses on parenting, intergenerational family conflict, depressive symptoms, and substance use among Korean-American adolescents. She desires to develop parenting programs to help parents and their adolescents among Asian-American minorities.
Nam, G. (2016). Mediating effect of intergenerational family conflict between perceived warmth and depressive symptoms. Journal of the Korean Data & Information Science Society, 27(6). 1631-1643.
Nam, G. (2016). Racial discrimination and substance use among Korean American adolescents. Korean Journal of Rehabilitation Nursing, 19(2). 100-107.