On May 12, Dr. Patty Lange-Otsuka was promoted
to associate dean of Nursing. “Lange-Otsuka is a seasoned
nursing educator and SON Graduate Program chair,” said
Dr. Carol Winters-Moorhead, dean of Nursing. “For the
past three years, she has served as the chair of the HPU Faculty
In addition to teaching, Dr. Lange-Otsuka serves as an item
writer for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX).
Licensed as an advanced practice registered nurse, Dr. Lange-Otsuka
is certified as a community health clinical nurse specialist.
Her nursing career includes work as a consultant, nursing supervisor,
and primary care nurse.