Lucy Van Otterloo

Community Perinatal Network

Lucy Van Otterloo, PhD, RN, MSN, is a nurse consultant for the Community Perinatal Network as well as a full-time instructor in Women’s Health at California State University, Long Beach.  She received her BSN in nursing from CSU, Los Angeles and graduated with a Master’s of Science degree as a maternal/child clinical nurse specialist from Azusa Pacific University.  Lucy’s clinical and leadership experience includes case management of high-risk pregnancies, staff/patient education and management of quality improvement activities related to the care of women and children.  As a faculty member, besides formal lectures and student mentorship in the clinical areas, Lucy is responsible for coordinating the accelerated nursing program which includes organizing student placement, schedules and sites.  Lucy continues her support in developing tools to provide risk-appropriate care for pregnant women.