Judith L. Keswick

RN, PHN, MSN, Associate Professor, Appointed: 2005


  • Master of Science, Nursing: emphasis in Maternal Child and Community Health Nursing,. California State University, Chico, 1990
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing. California State University, Chico, 1980
  • Elementary Education Credential. California State University, Los Angeles, 1972
  • Bachelor of Arts, Sociology. California State University, Los Angeles, 1969

Clinical Specialization

Community/Public Health Nursing
Maternal Child Health
Transcultural Nursing

Courses Taught:

Course Course Title
N 3040 Women's Health
N 4410 Community Health Nursing Practicum
N 4210 Advanced Clinical Nursing Practicum

Research Interests

Cultural Competency
Hispanic Health Beliefs
Underserved populations
Childhood Obesity

Professional Experience

Public Health Nurse
Maternal Child Home Health
Adult Home Health
Ob/Gyn Nursing
Medical Surgical Nursing
School Nursing

Research and Publications

Martin, C. T., Keswick, J. L., & LeVeck, P. Perceptions of Self-Esteem in a Welfare-To-Wellness-To-Work Program, Public Health Nursing, accepted for publication: January, 2012

Martin, C. T., Keswick, J. L., & LeVeck, P. (2010)  A Welfare-To-Wellness-To-  Work Program,  Journal of Community Health Nursing, 27:146-159, 2010

Elkins, J.L. (1986) Nursing the Patient and Family in Their Own Environment. In S. Stuart-Siddall, Home Health Care Nursing (pp.179-188). Rockville: Aspen Publications.


Health Science Major Development, Food Dudes
Study Abroad proposal for nursing students

Podium Presentations

Enhancing Nursing Students Cultural Knowledge and Awareness through a Three-week Immersion Course in Mexico. Podium Presentation at Building Bridges for Cooperation in International Education, San Juan, Puerto Rico, February 23-25, 2011 (with Mechelle Perea-Ryan)

3rd International Nurse Education Conference, Nursing education in a global community: Collaboration and networking for the future, in Sydney, Australia, April 11-14, 2010

International Conference on Learning, in Hong Kong, July 6-9, 2010,

RSCA Week 2010, California State University, Stanislaus Passport to Scholarship, October, 2010

Poster Presentations

2010 ACHNE & ASTDN Joint Meeting, Embracing Diversity: Innovations in Education, Policy, & Practice, June 10-12, 2010 in Arlington, Virginia.

RSCA Week 2010, California State University, Stanislaus Passport to Scholarship, October 7th, 2010

Wellness Works! A Community Based Wellness-to-Work Program, Poster presentation with Carolyn Martin, PhD, at WIN (Western Institute of Nursing) Conference, April 22-25, 2009 & RSCA (Research, Scholarly & Creative Activities) week, October 7, 2009

Food Dudes, Power point presentation of pilot study with faculty research team at the Nutrition & Fitness Council Meeting, Stanislaus County,  September 24, 2009

Food Dudes, Poster Presentation with faculty research  team at  RSCA (Research, Scholarly & Creative Activities) week, October 7, 2009

Professional Organizations

American Public Health Association

Association of Community Health Nursing Educators

Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Sorority