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Christi D Delemos MSN, NP

Associate Director of Advanced Practice

Patient Care Services



Christi DeLemos is a master’s prepared board certified acute care nurse practitioner with more than a decade of experience in surgical specialty care.

In 2017, she became the Associate Director of Advanced Practice to provide leadership for all advanced practice providers in the UC Davis Health System. Within this role, she serves as a champion for the promotion of quality, safety and standards for advanced practice providers.

Awards: Magnet Nurse of the Year, Daisy Award, UCD Clinical Excellence award, Mercy Health Mcauley award for outstanding achievement, Excellence in Care award Kaiser Permanente

Joan Holmes-Asamoah is the inpatient NP3 Lead for the department of Neurological surgery. She completed the RN program in Toronto, Canada in 1987. Joan migrated to California in 1990 to assist during the Nursing Shortage.  As a bedside RN, Joan worked in various areas including cardiac and medical ICU, CT surgery, ER, ICU float, PACU, and was one of the original Action RNs at UC Davis.

In 2001, Joan graduated from the UCD FNP/PA program and her MSN at Sacramento State University in 2003. Joan has multiple certifications including PALS, ACLS, ENLS, CCRN, CNRN, FNP-C and PA-C. She had received three UC Davis Clinical Excellence Awards and serves on multiple professional committees. She serves as a clinical preceptor for the Betty Irene Moore School for the PA/NP program and is also a member of the Advisory Council for the University of Phoenix.  She currently serves as the Secretary for the Greater Sacramento Brain Aneurysm support group.

Outside of work she enjoys cooking for others, spending time with family and friends, dancing, reading, and teaching.