Christine Samuel-Nakamura, PhD, RN, FNP-BC

Assistant Professor

School of Nursing


310-206-8328

UCLA Factor Building, 4-246

Bio

Christine Samuel-Nakamura is a member of the Diné Nation from New Mexico. She obtained her doctorate in Nursing at UCLA and completed her postdoctoral training in health disparities and vulnerable populations at the UCLA School of Nursing. She has been a Lecturer in the UCLA American Indian Studies Interdepartmental program where she taught courses on health and environment in American Indian Communities and research methods. She currently is an Assistant Professor at the UCLA School of Nursing. Dr. Samuel-Nakamura’s research and expertise focuses on uranium and other metal contamination, environmental health, and American Indian health.