Edna Magpantay-Monroe

Edna Magpantay-Monroe, EdD, APRN


Henry 106
Tel (808) 739-8380
3140 Waialae Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816

Associate Professor, Nursing

Edna Magpantay-Monroe Dr. Edna Magpantay-Monroe, EdD, APRN is an associate professor and clinical coordinator for the Chaminade School of Nursing. She was born in the Philippines and later immigrated to Chicago, Illinois. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from University of Illinois at Chicago, a Master of Science (MS) Primary Care Adult Nurse Practitioner from University of Maryland at Baltimore and a Doctoral degree in Education (EdD) with concentration in Educational Leadership from University of Phoenix online. She is licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) and as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in the State of Hawaii. She has been a nurse for 25 years, with formal teaching experience for 20 years, and has practiced in several areas of nursing including intermediate care, medical/surgical, mental health, community health, home health, utilization management, case management, worker's compensation, call centers, and nursing administration.

Dr. Monroe has been with Chaminade since July 2011 helping to develop clinical partnerships. In Fall 2011, she served as a faculty mentor for groups of students who presented work at Na Liko Naiauao. Dr. Monroe helped coordinate service-learning for the NUR 290 class, an oral history project with student interviews of elders. Dr Monroe is also a co-adviser for the Student Nurse Club.


BSN, University of Illinois, Chicago
MSN, University of Maryland, Baltimore
EdD, University of Phoenix Online Program, Educational Leadership


NUR 190 Introduction to Nursing
NUR 204 Complex Disease I
NUR 206 Therapeutic Communication
NUR 290 Nursing Concepts

Teaching and Formal Education Appointments

2000- present University of Phoenix Associate Faculty HI, CA and VA
01/2008-05/2009 George Mason University Adjunct Clinical Faculty VA
09/2006 – 07/2008 Global Health Nurse Training Services Director VA
07/2008- 05/2009 Global Health Nurse Training Services Adjunct Faculty VA
1998-2003 Hawaii Pacific University Adjunct Faculty Kaneohe, HI
1997-1998 University of Maryland Teaching Assistant Baltimore, MD
1996-1997 Essex Community College Adjunct Faculty Baltimore, MD
1991-1993 Triton Community College Rivergrove, IL

Clinical Work Experience

January 2009 - present AECOM Health Resource Consultant
Registered Nurse Supervisor
(Subcontractor -Remote/Virtual job)
Springfield, VA
July 2007-April 2009 INOVA Health System
Psychiatric Clinical Liaison
Mt Vernon, VA
March 2004-June 2006 GSG Associates, Inc
District Office Nurse Consultant
January 2003-January 2004 Department of Health Adult Mental Health Division
Director, Access and Assessment
Honolulu, HI
June 2002-January 2003 Department of Health
Adult Mental Health Division
Access Supervisor
Honolulu, HI
Feb 2001-June 2002 University of Hawaii Manoa School of Nursing Recruitment & Retention Program-collaborative agreement with
Department of Health
Junior Specialist/
Utilization Management Specialist
Honolulu, HI
Oct 1998- Feb 2001 Queen’s Health Management Manager, Behavioral Health Honolulu, HI
1995-1998 1998 Baltimore Crisis Response, Inc. Nursing Services Coordinator Baltimore, MD
1995-1996 (part-time) Visiting Nurses Association of Maryland
Home Health Nurse
Baltimore, MD
1994-1995 Baltimore Health Department Community Health Nurse Baltimore, MD
1994-1995 (part-time) University of Maryland Hospital, Psychiatric Nurse Baltimore, MD
1994-1995 (part-time) Baltimore Crisis Response, Inc.
Mobile Crisis Nurse
Baltimore, MD
1991-1993 Charter Behavioral Health System
Clinical Supervisor (1992-1993)
Chicago, IL
1987-1991 University of Illionois Hospital, various nursing positions Chicago, IL