Assistant professor of Nursing
Nursing Building Office #114
office phone: (210) 501-6426
PhD 2011 Nursing Science University of North Carolina at Greensboro
MSN 1993 Nursing University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois
BSN 1987 Nursing Millikin University, Decatur, Illinois
Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of the Incarnate Word 2014-present
Assistant Professor of Nursing, Clemson University 2012-2014
Visiting Nursing Instructor, University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana 2004-2008
Graduate: Doctor of Nursing Practice: Scientific Underpinnings of Practice; Evidence Based Methods and Practice I; Health Policy for Advanced Practice Nurses; Introduction to Epidemiology and Vulnerable Populations for Advanced Practice Nurses; Nursing Theory for Advanced Practice
Undergraduate: Community Health Nursing; Fundamentals of Nursing; Health Promotion and Disease Prevention; Mental Health Nursing; Research in Nursing;
Health disparities, Mexican immigrant women’s health, health literacy
Dols, J. D., Hernández, C., & Miles, H. (2016). The DNP project: Quandaries for nursing scholars. Nursing Outlook. Advance online Publication. 1-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.outlook.2016.07.009.
Ivanov, L. L., Wallace, D., Hernández, C., & Hyde, Y. (2015). Diabetes risks and health literacy in Southern African Americans and Latino women. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 32, 12-23. doi:10.1080/07370016.2015.991664
Hernández C. M. & Wallace, D. C. (2014). A profile of Mexican-born women who adhere to national cervical cancer screening recommendations. Journal of Community Health Nursing 31, 157-166. doi: 10.1080/07370016.2014.926678
Hernández, C. M. (2011). HIV/AIDS in childbearing Hispanic/Latinas: An emerging crisis. The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 36, 354-358. doi: 10.1097/NMC.0b013e31822d67aa
American Nurses Association
Association of Community Health Nurse Educators
National Association of Hispanic Nurses
Texas Nurses Association
Scholars: The nursing capstone project.
University of the Incarnate Word Faculty Endowment Award. Amount awarded: $850.