Faculty Bios

Linda Hook



Linda Hook


Assistant Professor


Nursing Building Office #227


office phone: (210) 283-6352

  • Educational Degrees

    Bachelor of Science in Nursing – University of Texas at Austin – 1974

    Master of Science in Health Professions – Texas State University – 1988

    Master of Science in Nursing – University of the Incarnate Word – 2007

    Doctor in Public Health – University of Texas at Houston School of Public Health - 2017

  • Brief Academic and Teaching History

    Over 40 years of active practice as a Registered Nurse in both nursing leadership and education. Over the last ten have devoted my talents and expertise in educating future professional nurses both at the undergraduate and graduate level.

    a. Research Interests

    My research interests are centered in population health, health disparities, and health equity, especially in the young family population.

  • Recent Intellectual Contributions


    Dissertation: Understanding what really matters between families and their healthcare providers caring for a young child with asthma. May, 2017.

    Collaborative Student Poster Presentation: Shots for Hope: A Service-Learning Academic Model for Community-Based Immunization Services. July, 2017

  • Awards and Accomplishments

    Sigma Theta Tau, Ruth Stewart Imagemaker

    Individual Recognition for Children’s Health Care, Caring for Uninsured Week

    Texas Nurses Association, District 8, Nurse of the Year

    UIW Sister Charles Marie Frank Leadership Award