Dr. Yvonne Cobbs is a highly respected practitioner in the medical field and is Nationally Certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner. In addition, she has a Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree specializing in integrated care for those suffering from behavioral health issues and internal medicine. In 2020, Dr. Cobbs obtained her Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree from Abilene University, Abilene, Texas. She received her Master's Degree in the Science of Nursing, Adult Nurse Practitioner, and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner certification in 2000 from the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Cobbs also received her BSN from Samuel Merritt College/St. Mary's College in 1994, and has worked in several specialties of nursing, which include: psychiatry, trauma, critical care, emergency medicine, and geriatrics.
As Nurse Practitioner, she was a forensic nurse collecting evidence from rape victims. She works in psychiatry and is faculty for the School of Nursing at the University of San Francisco, California, and San Francisco State University. She is now the only woman of color with an integrated private practice of internal medicine and behavioral health in California for ten years, with her practice, the Healthy Living Clinic, recognized by the Board of Medicine in California.
In the community, Dr. Cobbs has organized and participated in health fairs, organized community COVID-19 vaccination clinics and testing sites, has given health updates and lectures, and teaches First Aid and CPR to many faith-based organizations in the Bay Area. In addition to her community work, Dr. Cobbs has over 38 years of working as a civil servant with the City and County of San Francisco. She enjoys working with the Faith-Based and performing arts community because she loves the Lord and is a servant to humanity.
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