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Cherlyn Shultz-Ruth, DNP, M.S.N., RN

​Executive Dean of Allied Health and Nursing


History With DCCCD

  • 2009 - Full-time faculty at El Centro
  • 2014 - Full-time faculty at Mountain View
  • 2015 - Dean of Allied Health and Nursing

Educational Background

  • Associate degree in Nursing, El Centro
  • Bachelor's degree, Texas Woman's University
  • Master's degree in nursing, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Capella University

Related Professional Experience

  • Teaching experience in lecture and clinical settings, including medical surgical nursing, maternal-child nursing and pediatrics.
  • Professional nursing and management experience includes neonatal and special care, newborn nursery, maternal-child, medical surgical nursing and pediatrics.
  • Has worked as a registered nurse in the Methodist Health System (MHS) and Hospital Cooperation of America (HCA).