Pamela E. Xandre

Pamela E. Xandre is a professor in the CSULB Department of Nursing. She has been a full-time faculty member in the Department since Fall 2012 From 2012-Present, Dr. Xandre served as a faculty member at the California State University Long Beach School of Nursing, educating nurse practitioners in both theory and clinical competencies.  

Dr. Xandre’s research and practice interests concentrate on women’s health issues, and collaboration across disciplines. She is a popular and prolific speaker in her field of women’s health and conduct as well as facilitates workshops on sexuality, contraception, and menopause.

  • BS in Nursing University of Chile
  • MA in Nursing Science California State university of Long Beach
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of San Diego

  • Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner WHNP-B-C Harbor-UCLA
  • Family Nurse Practitioner FNP B-C California State University Long Beach
  • Colposcopy certification ASSCP San Diego California

  • Women’s Health Issues
  • Menopause
  • Pregnancy
  • Contraception
  • Infertility
  • Sexual Health
  • Health disparities
  • Primary Care

Xandre, Pamela E.  (2020), Contraception.  Janke, J.& Baker, B.(Eds). Core Curriculum for maternal-Newborn Nursing, 6th ed. Pp. 336-344, St. Louis, Mo: Saunders Elsevier (in press; currently in pre-order status).

Costa, CB, Xandre PE, Mathis KJ. Treating Individuals With Eating Disorders: Part 2. J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv. 2020;58(4):9-15 doi:10.3928/02793695-2020031    

Mathis, KJ, Costa CB, Xandre PE. Treating Individuals With Eating Disorders: Part 1.J Psychosoc Nurs Ment Health Serv. 2020;58(3):7-13. doi:10.3928/02793695-20200217-02

Shabaik, Salma A., Awaida, Joseph Y., Xandre, Pamela E., Nelson, Anita L. (2019) Contraceptive Beliefs and Practices of American Muslim Women, Journal of Women’s Health, doi:10.1089/jwh.2018.7500

Nelson, Anita L., Shabaik, Salma, Xandre, Pamela E., Awaida, Joseph Y. Mellon, Michelle, Schiller, Andrew, Stohl, Hindi E. (2019) Perceptions of health risk associated with pregnancy compared to oral contraceptive use, Contraception, https:/

Odell, AP, Reynolds GL, Fisher DG, Huckabay LM, Pedersen WC, Xandre P, Miocevic M. (2017). Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Agression, and Illicit Stimulant Use: Is This Self- Medication?, Journal of Mental Disorders(2017)

Nelson, Anita L., Shabaik, Salma, Xandre, Pamela E., Awaida, Joseph Y. (2016). Reproductive life planning and preconception care 2015: Attitudes of English-speaking family planning patients, Journal of Women’s Health, doi:10.1089/jwh.2015.5323, Mary Ann Liebert Inc.

Clingan, Sarah E., Fisher, Dennis G., Pedersen, William C., Reynolds, Grace L., Xandre, Pamela E.  (2016). Impulsiveness, and trait displaced aggression among drug abusing female sex traders, Journal of Addictive Behaviors, 60 (2016) 24-31, Elsevier Ltd.

Reynolds, Grace L., Nguyen, Hannah H., Singh-Carlson, Savitri, Fisher, Dennis G., Odell, Anne., Xandre, Pamela E.  (2016). Application of the extended health control belief model to predict hepatitis A and B vaccinations, Public Health Nursing, doi:10.1111/phn.12254, pp. 1-10, Wiley Periodicals, Inc.

Callahan, Linda L. & Xandre, Pamela E. (2016). Acetaminophen: Toxicity and Secondary Safety Concerns. Current Reviews for Nurse Anesthetists, Volume 38, February 11, 2016.

Xandre, Pamela E., Fisher, Dennis G., Reynolds, Grace L.  (2015).  Trichomoniasis the underestimated sexually transmitted infection, International Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Vol. 5, No. 12; December 2015, pp. 38-46.

Xandre, Pamela E., Shabaik, Salma, Nelson, Anita L. (2015). Reproductive life plans among Spanish-speaking Hispanic Women in the United States, Women’s Healthcare: A Clinical Journal for NPs, Vol.3, No.4, 2015, pp. 16-23.

Xandre, Pamela E. (2015). Reducing unnecessary Pap smears in a community clinic: Is the U.S. still over-screening for cervical cancer? Clinical Nursing   Studies. Vol.3, No.4, 2015, pp. 53-59

Xandre, Pamela E.  (2015), Contraception.  In Mattson, S. & Smith, J. (Eds).  Core Curriculum for Maternal-Newborn Nursing, 5th ed. pp. 336-344, St. Louis, Mo: Saunders Elsevier.


California State University, Long Beach 

  • Nomination for the Advancement of Women Award CSULB (2016)

Political Science Project Rome, Italy 

  • Distinguished Presentation (1975)

American Field Service 

  • Awarded 1974
  • Scholarship Winner of Student Exchange in Italy 


  • Women’s Health Theory I
  • Women’s Health Clinical I
  • Women’s Health Clinical II
  • Women’s Health Theory II
  • Women’s Health Clinical III
  • Women’s Health Clinical IV
  • Family Clinical Studies I
  • Family Clinical Studies II
  • Family Clinical Studies II
  • Family Clinical Studies III
  • Human Diversity Psychosocial Issues
  • Advanced Pharmacology
  • Advanced Pathophysiology

  • International Travel
  • Classical Ballet
  • Art History
  • Acting
  • Sports