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Faculty and Staff

Nursing Administration
  • Marshall Alameida, PhD, RN, CNS, Dean of Health Sciences
Nursing Faculty
  • Molly Johnson, RN, MSN, Director of Nursing & Instructor
  • Jeannie Langinger, RN, MSN, Instructor
  • Sara Lefkowitz, RN, MS, Instructor
  • Joyce Passer, RN, MSN, Instructor
  • Diane E. Ridley, RN, MSN, Instructor
  • Jo Ruddle, RN, MS, Instructor

Nursing Staff

  • Angela Olmanson, Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Health Sciences, 415.485-9319


Jeannie Langinger, RN, MSN


  • ADN - Delaware County Community College, Philadelphia, PA
  • BSN - Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
  • MSN - University of California, San Francisco, CA

Professional Interests:

  • 1996 to present - Instructor RN program, College of Marin, California
  • 1994-1996 - Instructor RN program, Maui Community College, Hawaii
  • 1992-1994 - Clinic RN, Hana Medical Center, Hawaii
  • 1981 to present - Staff RN in medical surgical acute care settings


  • Medical-Surgical Nursing

Courses Taught:

  • NE 90 Introduction to Nursing Education & Practice
  • NE 135L Nursing I Fundamentals Clinical Laboratory
  • NE 140 Nursing II: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  • NE 140L Nursing II Medical Surgical Clinical Laboratory
  • NE 220 A & B   Pharmacology for Nurses-A; Pharmacology for Nurses-B
  • NE 225L Clinical Transitions:  Clinical Laboratory


  • Member of the American Nurses Association
  • Certified in Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Representative to the Curriculum Committee
  • Participant in faculty, curriculum, and team meetings


  • Contributing editor, Taylor & Lillis, Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Contributing faculty, COM newspaper, Echo Times
  • Visit Jeannie's web page


Diane E. Ridley, RN, MSN


  • BSW - School of Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • BSN - School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • MSN - School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA


  • Oncology nursing, medical-surgical nursing

Courses Taught:

  • Medical Surgical Nursing Clinicals: Level I, II, and IV
  • Nursing Skills Lab
  • Introduction to Pharmacology for Nurses
  • Current Issues and Trends in Nursing

Professional Interests:

  • Oncology nursing: Member, Oncology Nursing Society
  • Pulmonary nursing
  • Pain management
  • Vascular access devices
  • Legal nurse consulting
  • Nursing history

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Registered Nursing web page
Technical Contact: Angela Olmanson, Administrative Assistant for Health Science Department, 415.485.9319
Content Responsible:
Marshall Alameida, PhD, RN, CNS, Dean of Health Sciences