Assistant Professor of Nursing
Deborah O’Dell graduated from the nursing program at Biola in 1980 and worked for four years in a hospital before going to Japan as a church-planting missionary for 17 years. In 2001, she and her husband returned to California to work with Japanese students on college campuses and in 2006, O’Dell returned to the nursing workforce. She worked for 10 years at a community hospital and her last position there was in administration. She received her master’s degree in nursing with an emphasis in leadership in health care systems from Grand Canyon University in May 2016.
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
Long Beach, CA
Grace Brethren International Missions
Los Alamitos Medical Center
Los Alamitos, CA