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Nilu Patel, of Tustin, has been appointed to the California Board of Registered Nursing, announced California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office on Oct 12.
Patel has been a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) at the University of California, Irvine since 2008 and a faculty educator, and instructor of Clinical Anesthesiology at the University of Southern California since 2006.
Patel was a faculty CRNA at the University of Southern California, Keck Hospital from 2006 to 2017.
She was a CRNA at Kaiser Permanente Bellflower/Downey from 2008 to 2010. Patel is a member of the California Association of Nurse Anesthetists and a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology.
She earned a Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice degree from Virginia Commonwealth University, a Master of Science degree in Nurse Anesthesia from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Southern California.
This position does not require Senate confirmation and the compensation is $100 per diem.