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Josephine Fava Hochuli - USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. Los Angeles, CA, US

Josephine Fava Hochuli Josephine Fava Hochuli

Assistant Regional Field Director Clinical Assistant Professor Dept. of Nursing at the School of Social Work | USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work


Clinical Assistant Professor focused on nursing education and patient outcomes.


JOSEPHINE FAVA HOCHULI serves as clinical assistant professor and director of clinical placements in the Department of Nursing. She is a registered nurse in the state of Maryland.

She began her nursing career in 1983 as a staff nurse. Since then, she has held positions as a nurse recruiter, a member of the National Institute on Drug Abuse Institutional Review Board, a quality and patient safety nurse, and a health effectiveness data information sets nurse. Before joining the faculty at USC, Hochuli served as director of clinical partner relations and placement for Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing. In this position, she oversaw the placement and contract process for the school’s pre-licensure and graduate programs.

Hochuli’s passion for improving the quality of nursing education and patient outcomes is evidenced by her involvement as executive board member and convention committee chair in her state nurses association, her current practice in quality management and her clinical education research activities. She was endorsed by the Maryland Nurses Association and selected to participate in the American Nurses Advocacy Institute fellowship program through the American Nurses Association.

Education (3)

Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing, Case Western Reserve University: DNP 2019

Stevenson University: MS, Nursing: Concentration Leadership/Management 2013

University of Maryland: BSN 1983

Areas of Expertise (4)

Quality Managament

Nurse Education


Clinical Education

Industry Expertise (5)


Health and Wellness


Health Care - Providers

Health Care - Services

Accomplishments (1)

Second Place, Poster Presentation (professional)


2014 second place for poster presentation at the 111th MNA conference.

Affiliations (1)

  • Maryland Nurses Association


Research Articles & Publications (1)

A clinical academic practice partnership: A clinical education redesign Journal of Professional Nursing

Jeffries, P. R., Rose, L., Belcher, A. E., Dang, D., Fava Hochuli, J., Fleishcmann, D., Gerson, L., … Walrath, J. M.

2012 The clinical academic practice partnership (CAPP), a clinical redesign based on the dedicated education unit concept, was developed and implemented by large, private school of nursing in collaboration with 4 clinical partners to provide quality clinical education, to explore new clinical models for the future, and to test an innovative clinical education design.