About Patricia A. Radovich, PhD

  • Azusa Pacific University - PhD
  • California State University Long Beach – MSN
  • Arizona State University BSN

Dr. Radovich received her bachelor’s degree, from Arizona State University School of Nursing; her master’s degree from the California State University Long Beach School of Nursing; and her PhD from Azusa Pacific University School of Nursing, with an emphasis in social epidemiology.  Her dissertation research focused on risk perception related to communicable diseases (influenza, SARS) in the international student populations. 

Her extensive clinical experience spans multiple health care settings, including surgical trauma critical care and hepatology and liver transplantation clinics.  She has held a variety of practice and leadership roles in these settings and has been actively involved in local, regional, and national professional practice activities.  Currently she is the Director of Nursing Research for Loma Linda University Medical Center and its affiliated hospitals.

Dr. Radovich is a Clinical Nurse Specialist active regionally and nationally in advancing nursing practice through participation with the California Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists and National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists.  She is a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine  and a member of the Society of Critical Care Nursing and Research sections. She is also a member of the Association of California Nurse Leaders (ACNL) and has been appointed to the ACNL research committee.  She serves on the National Association of Clinical nurse Specialists Research, Evidence-based Practice, and Scholarship Committee and is involved with the American Association of Critical Care Nurses and participates in the AACN Research Grant Review Panel. 

Dr. Radovich’s research interests include risk perception and communicable disease, international travel, use of technology in clinical settings, and development of evidence-based practice teams. She believes that collaboration is key to optimal outcomes and while data can persuade it is emotion that motivates us.