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Lorna Kendrick, Ph.D.

Professor of Nursing

Office Phone: (951) 552-8813
E-mail: lkendrick@calbaptist.edu
Office Location: Nursing Annex 242
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Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year
Ph.D. Nursing Research UCLA 2003
MSN Nursing Georgia State University 1995
BSN Nursing Loma Linda University 1989

Additional Education

Diversity in Health and Illness UCLA
Adolescent Interventions UCLA
Treatment of African American Families UCLA
Psychological Anthropology UCLA
Immunosuppression and Patient Care UCLA
Advanced Course in Immunology (51 hours) UC Berkley
Analyzing Ethnography UCLA
Web-based Virtual Teaching Training Vanderbilt
Faculty Portfolio Development Vanderbilt
CITI Protection of Human Research Subjects


Courses Taught

Nursing Research
Community Mental Health Nursing
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
Advanced Nursing Role
Diversity in Health Care


Academic Areas & Scholarly Interests

Depression as risk factor for early onset Cardiovascular Disease
Depression in Men specifically Men from Diverse Groups
Participatory Research Methods


Teaching Experience

Loma Linda University Undergraduate Nursing
Vanderbilt University Child/Adolescent Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program
UCLA Graduate Nursing Research


Research, Presentations, & Publications

STAR Fellow Health Disparities Research Development University of North Texas (FUNDED)
UCLA Graduate Division Chancellor’s Award (FUNDED)

Kendrick, L., Moore, B., Thomas, C., & Matlock, J. (Aug, 2009). Participant insights and
participatory research methods. Issues in Mental Health Nursing 30(12).
Kendrick, L. Montgomery, S., Ouattara, D. (March, 2009). African American men and
self-efficacy in preventing prostate cancer. Issues in Mental Health Nursing 30(5), pp. 342-343.
Kendrick, L., Anderson, N.L.R., & Moore, B. (2007). Perceptions of Depression among
Young African American Men. Family and Community Health 30(1), pp. 63-73.
Poku, A. K., Linn, G. J., Fife, L. B., Azar, S., Kendrick, L. (Nov 2005). A comparative analysis
of perceived stigma among HIV-positive Ghanaian and African American males. SAHARA J.
2(3), pp. 344-51.
Linn, G., Fako, T., Ntseane, D., & Kendrick, L. (2005). Social and Economic Stress as it
relates to the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Botswana. The Review of Disability Studies: An
International Journal 2 (1), pp. 33-41.
Linn, G., Brown, M., & Kendrick, L. (2005). Injection Drug Use among Homeless Adults in
the Southeast with Severe Mental Illness. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and
Underserved 16(4), pp. 83-90.

Kendrick, L. (2014). The child with altered mental status. In V. Bowden & C.S. Greenberg (Eds.), Children and their families: The continuum of nursing care (3nd ed., pp. XX-XX). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
Kendrick, L. (2014). Influencing clinical practice by increasing diversity in mental health research. In M. Klakovich (Ed.), Shaping the Future of Nursing Transforming Healthcare Using Research (A Monograph, pp. 24-26). California: Azusa Pacific University.

Kendrick, L. (2003, Nov). Is There Peace or Justice for Young African American Men? [Abstract]. American Anthropological Association, p. 182.
Kendrick, L. (2003, March). How Participatory Ethnography Shaped Community Partnership and Out-reach with African American Men 18-25 years old through a local African American Church [Abstract]. Society for Applied Anthropology, p. 103.


Church Membership & Activities

Member of Riverside Seventh Day Baptist Church
Group Leader Bible Study Fellowship International


Community Service & Involvement

Mentor, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Doctoral Advancement in Nursing Mentoring Program

Volunteer, 2 hours per week providing free counseling to youth & adults with various mental health concerns and issues

American Nursing Association
American Psychiatric Nurses Association
American Heart Association
National League for Nursing
California National League for Nursing
Council on Nursing and Anthropology
Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society


Interests & Hobbies

Reading & Audible Books


Personal Philosophy

Isaiah 7:9B "...If you do not stand firm in your faith, you will not stand at all."
Isaiah 58:8B "... and the glory of the Lord will be your Rear Guard."