Dr. Joyce Mikal-Flynn

Dr. Joyce Mikal-Flynn


Title: Associate Professor
Joined School of Nursing: 2005

Office: Folsom Hall 2026
Email: jmikalflynn@csus.edu
Office Phone: 916-278-7323

Mailing Address:
Sacramento State - School of Nursing
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6096

Professional Degrees

  • Ed.D., St. Mary's College of California, 2007
  • M.S.N., California State University, Sacramento, 1993
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Program, University of California, Davis, 1981
  • B.S.N., University of San Francisco, 1976

Credentials and Certifications

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Furnishing License
  • DEA License


  • NURS 16 - Physical Assessment of the Adult
  • NURS 143 - Leadership and Management in Nursing Practice
  • NURS 145 - Clinical Leadership and Professional Role Development
  • NURS 168 - Gender and Brain Related Differences
  • NURS 174 - Community Health Nursing (RN to BSN)

Research Interests

  • History and Theories of Nursing
  • The Brain and Gender
  • Women's Health: Cardiac Care

Professional Activities

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society of Nursing, Zeta Eta Chapter, Member
  • Phi Kappa Phi: Honor Society, Member
  • Health and Wellness Committee, Sacramento, Board Member

Publications, Grants, and Awards

  • Mikal-Flynn, J. A Case Study of Recovery from Addiction: Meta-Habilitation as a Pathway to an Enhanced State of Being. Journal of Addictions Nursing. In Revision.
  • Mikal-Flynn, J. (2012). Turning tragedy into triumph: MetaHabilitation - A contemporary model of rehabilitation. In press. 
  • Mikal-Flynn, J. (2012). MetaHabilitation: How to survive life after trauma. Nursing Times, 108(online issue), 10 April.