Jose Alejandro, PhD, RN-BC, MBA, FACHE, FAAN
Dr. Alejandro is the Director of Care Management at UC Irvine Health, a Level One Trauma and Magnet® designated academic medical center in Orange County, California. He is a prominent expert in case management and working with at-risk populations and is a hospital executive consultant with a focus on systems redesign and care coordination.
Dr. Alejandro was the 15th President (2012-2014) of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses. He is the President-Elect for the Case Management Society of America and Treasurer of the International Honor Society of Nursing Building Corporation of Sigma Theta Tau International. He is a fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Academy of Nursing.
Dr. Alejandro received his certificate in vocational nursing from South Plains College in Lubbock, Texas; BS in nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington; MBA in healthcare management from the University of Dallas; MS in nursing from the University of Phoenix; and his PhD in human services from Capella University.
Since 2000, Dr. Alejandro has taught ADN, BSN, MSN, and DNP level courses in the traditional classroom, clinical, and online settings. He has taught courses in nursing foundations, nursing research, healthcare quality, nursing finance, administration, business management, and organizational behavior.