Theresa Nguyen

Theresa Nguyen
Phone: (619) 260-7698
Office: Beyster Institute for Nursing 218

Clinical Assistant Professor

  • University of San Diego – PhD, in progress
  • Columbia University – MSN
  • Columbia University – BSN

My Hanh (Theresa) Nguyen, RN, PMHNP-BC, is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of San Diego Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science: Beyster Institute for Nursing Research. She is a board certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and teaches in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program.

Ms. Nguyen earned her B.S. in Physiological Science at UCLA and her BSN and MSN at Columbia University School of Nursing. She has over 15 years of nursing experience, starting as an inpatient psychiatric staff nurse at New York Presbyterian Payne Whitney Manhattan Clinic. After finishing her MSN, she obtained dual appointments at New York Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medical College as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner and staff research associate. She moved to San Diego in 2013 and practiced at the UCSD Women’s Reproductive Mental Health Program and Owen (HIV) clinics.

She is pursuing her PhD here and her research interests are focused on women’s mental health.

She is a member of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, California Nurse Practitioner Association and Postpartum Support International.