Park Balevre, MSN
Park Balevre has more than 32 years of experience in the nursing field. He is the Director of Nursing in Transitional Care at Shands Jacksonville (Fla.) Medical Center and has published a number of professional articles focusing on leadership and management, research, as well as nursing theory.
Park became a faculty member at University of Phoenix in 2002. He teaches nursing, health sciences, English, general studies and communications courses at the North Florida Campus. He is currently the Lead Faculty Area Chair for Nursing. He also conducts area seminars in health-related topics, is involved in numerous writing and research projects and mentors high school and college students.
Prior to teaching at University of Phoenix, Park taught English at Austin Peay State University and Los Angeles Community College.
His expertise is in nursing theory (specifically the development of the theory of Rational Nursing), nursing research (related to Rational Nursing and nursing attitudes, cognition and behavior) and leadership and management (specifically in the health care arena).
As Director of Nursing in Transitional Care he directs the human and fiscal resources for Transitional Care including its four medical-surgical oriented and long-term care components.
Park graduated from Austin Peay State University with an associate's degree in nursing and bachelor's degrees in English and psychology. He completed his Master of Science in Nursing at University of Phoenix.