DrPh MSN MSHP RN PHN-BC
Nursing Building Office #227
office phone: (210) 283-6352
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
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.
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
American Nurses Association
American Public Health Association
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