Salvador Esparza, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Director of Health Admin.
California State University-Northridge


Salvador Esparza, DHA, MSHA, BSN-RN, FACHE, has been in health care for over 30 years and has held several senior leadership positions with a variety of health care organizations. He has consulted for major tertiary health care organizations throughout the country with particular emphasis on operations, organizational and leadership development. Professor Esparza is also a licensed Registered Nurse and certified Public Health Nurse from the State of California, and is a board certified Health Care Executive and Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. In 1999, Dr. Esparza was awarded the Outstanding Alumni Award from the College of Health and Human Development and has been awarded the Polished Apple Award from the University Student Ambassadors at CSUN in 2007 and 2009 for making a difference in student’s lives.