The faculty members of the USC Program of Nurse Anesthesia are widely recognized as experts in the field. Our program administrative faculty are actively involved in the academic and clinical curriculum providing an outstanding opportunity for graduate students in a variety of mentored scholarly venues. The program boasts 75+ CRNA and MD faculty offering exemplary instruction within academic and clinical settings.

Michele E. Gold, CRNA, PhD
Michele E. Gold, CRNA, PhD
Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology (Part-Time)
CHP 205 Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Anesthetic considerations for an adult heart transplant recipient undergoing noncardiac surgery: a case report AANA J. 2014 Aug; 82(4):293-9. . View in PubMed

Impact of goal-directed perioperative fluid management in high-risk surgical procedures: a literature review AANA J. 2013 Oct; 81(5):357-68. . View in PubMed

Rethinking the paradigm: evaluation of ketamine as a neurosurgical anesthetic AANA J. 2012 Dec; 80(6):445-52. . View in PubMed

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Academic and Support Faculty

  • Judith Franco, CRNA, EdD
  • Charlotte Garcia, CRNA, EdD
  • Charles Griffis, CRNA, PhD
  • Jennifer Hogan, CRNA, MS
  • Erica McCall, CRNA, MS, MPH
  • Robert Olson, CRNA, DNAP
  • Tahira Smith-Aifesehi, CRNA, EdD
  • Regalado Valerio Jr. CRNA, DNP