Monica Chan earned a BSN from California State University Los Angeles with honors and completed an MPH in Epidemiology from UCLA.
Her extensive clinical training experience includes medical-surgical, intensive care, and nursing administration.
As a public health nurse working for California Children Services in Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, Monica provided case coordination for children from birth up to 21 years of age.
She is currently employed as a credential school nurse serving students in regular education, special education, and alternative education. Her clinical expertise, knowledge, and skills enable to her to perform school nurse duties at the highest standard. Exploring the impact of school nurses on students’ academic performance will be her primary research area at Yale. Monica’s goals are to translate evidence-based research into clinical practice and to strengthen school health programs to achieve Healthy People 2020’s school-specific goals.