Faculty > Stephanie Vaughn, Ph.D.
Department of Nursing
Dr. Stephanie Vaughn is an assistant professor and the
coordinator of the post-licensure nursing program in the Department of
Nursing at Cal State Fullerton. Her areas of research include stroke prevention
behaviors in Latin-American women, the management of stroke sequela
in both men and women, and the development of culturally sensitive
stroke/heart disease educational media. She teaches in both the
undergraduate and graduate nursing programs; research methods,
vulnerable populations, and professional nursing.
Dr. Vaughn speaks locally, nationally, and internationally about stroke and stroke prevention. Her current research is a qualitative study that is exporing perceptions of caregiving needs and resources of family caregivers of Latino stroke survivors. She is a member of the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses and facilitates a monthly community Stroke Support Group in Orange County.