DR. GABRIEL FERNANDEZ - Outstanding Doctor of Nursing Project Award 2019: Fighting Anti-Psychotic Induced Obesity by Using Common Sense Approach

DR. GABRIEL FERNANDEZ Dr. Gabriel Fernandez is a board-certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at the University of San Diego. He immigrated to the United States in 2008 after completing his Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila, Philippines. After serving a forensic-psychiatric population as a registered nurse at Atascadero State Hospital, he decided to pursue his master's in nursing and nurse practitioner certificate with a specialization in mental health from California State University, Long Beach. In 2019 he completed his doctorate in nursing practice from California State University, Fullerton. Dr. Fernandez now resides in San Diego and is a proud father to three children, Elijah, Paul and Pia. In this special episode, we will talk to Dr. Gabriel Fernandez about his award-winning Doctor of Nursing Practice Project, titled, "Fighting Antipsychotic-Induced Obesity Using a Common-Sense Approach". Dr. Fernandez has received an outstanding DNP Project from Cal State University Fullerton Doctor of Nursing Practice Program in 2019.

Although there were many great DNP projects that were developed by DNP candidates in the program, out of the entire class of 30 students, this honor was only bestowed to one DNP candidate. Dr. Fernandez will discuss the background and the purpose of his DNP project, the methods utilized to measure data, findings, and recommendations. This podcast forum does not substitute professional medical or legal advice or judgment. Also, it should NOT be received or interpreted as an endorsement of any product or services or as a substitute for adequate training, research, compliance with established protocols and federal, state or local rules. The viewpoints, thoughts, and opinions expressed in this podcast are solely to the author, NOT to the author's employer, organization, committee or other group or individual. Thank you to everyone for listening; we hope you find value in the information that we discussed. At World of NP, Our mission is to empower healthcare consumers and providers by giving them voices so they could advocate for the patients and themselves. Please subscribe, follow, and listen to our weekly episode. Also, make sure to share this special episode with your family and friends. Thank you for your time and support. For more information, including a copy of Dr. Gabriel Fernandez DNP Project, please visit We will see you in our next episode.


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