UC Irvine Health Affairs

Maurice Espinoza

Clinical Nurse Specialist – Adult Critical Care

Maurice “Mo” Espinoza began his career at UC Irvine Medical Center in 1986 as a staff nurse in the surgical intensive care unit (SICU).  After graduating from California State University, Long Beach in 1997, he traveled to Wisconsin and worked as a staff nurse and clinical nurse specialist.

Espinoza received his master’s from Marquette University in 1994. Since 2003, he has been the adult critical care clinical nurse specialist at the medical center.

Espinoza enjoys soccer, whether it’s playing, coaching or watching. He and his wife have three children and a dog named Pearl.