Jose Alejandro, PhD, RN-BC, MBA, CCM, ACM, FACHE, FAAN

    Dr. Alejandro is the Director of Care Management at UC Irvine Health, a Level One Trauma and Magnet® designated academic medical center in Orange County, California. He is a prominent expert in case management and working with at-risk populations. Dr. Alejandro was the 15th President (2012-2014) of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses. He is the President-Elect for the Case Management Society of America and Treasurer of the International Honor Society of Nursing Building Corporation of Sigma Theta Tau International.

    Dr. Alejandro received his PhD in Human Services from Capella University; MBA in Accounting and Health Care Management from the University of Dallas; MSN in Nursing Education from University of Phoenix and BSN from the University of Texas at Arlington. He started his nursing career as a Licensed Vocational Nurse. Dr. Alejandro is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and the American Academy of Nursing. He is certified in case management by the American Nursing Credentialing Center, Commission for Case Management Certification and the American Case Management Association.

    NAHN Experience:


    • Immediate Past President, 2014-2016
    • President, 2012-2014
    • President-Elect, 2010-2012
    • Vice President, 2006-2008


    • NAHN West Florida Chapter, Founding President, 2016-2018
    • NAHN Dallas Chapter, President 2008-2010, Treasurer 2007-2008 & 2014-2016