Assistant Professor of Nursing
Ruby Loyola graduated with her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Biola University in 2005. She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing from California State University, Dominguez Hills in 2014 with an emphasis in gerontology as a Clinical Nurse Specialist. Loyola received her Acute Care Clinical Nurse Specialist — Adult-Gerontology — certification from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. She has worked in an acute care hospital setting for 15 years and has grown professionally in various roles from Nurse Aide to Registered Nurse and Nurse Educator. In her most recent endeavor as the Stroke Program Coordinator, Loyola was instrumental in implementing evidence-based practice in stroke care for adults and older adults; leading to the joint commission accreditation of PIH Health Hospital - Downey as a Primary Stroke Center. She hopes to mentor and empower future generations of nurses to make a difference in the growing population of older adults.