Faculty Bios

Christopher Weidlich

Home  >  School of Nursing and Health Professions  >  Faculty Bios  >  Christopher Weidlich



Christopher Weidlich


Assistant professor

Nursing Building Office #111


office phone: (210) 805-3061

  • Educational Degrees

    PhD. - University of Miami

    Masters in Nursing Science (Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner) - University of Maryland Baltimore, MD

    Bachelors in Nursing Science - University of Miami, FL

  • Brief Academic and Teaching History

    Served 23 years in the U.S. Army as a Psychiatric Nurse in both inpatient and outpatient facilities in garrison and deployed. I enjoy instructing in all aspects of Psychiatric/Mental health nursing especially Research/Evidence-Based Practice and the role of psychiatric nursing care in medical/surgical areas as well as mental health units. I have previously instructed at the Army’s LPN course and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Course while mentoring students over the years.   

  • Research Interests

    Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

    Care of the caregiver

    PTSD, Resiliency


    Pain management

  • Recent Intellectual Contributions


    Nayback-Beebe, A., Arzola, S., Glaser, D., Simmons, A., Weidlich, C., & Goff, B. (2016). The Effect of Adjunctive Pulsed Electromagnetic Frequency Therapy on Chronic Low Back Pain Symptom In Active Duty Military: A Pilot Study [Abstract]. In Press.

    Weidlich, C.P., and Ugarriza, D.N. (2015). A Pilot Study Examining the Impact of Care Provider Support Program on Resiliency, Coping, and Compassion Fatigue in Military Healthcare Providers. Military Medicine (Published April 2015).

  • Professional Memberships

    Army Nurse Corps Association

    American Psychiatric Nurses Association

    Association of Military Surgeons of the United States (AMSUS)

    The Society of Federal Health Professionals

    Sigma Theta Tau International

    Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar

  • Licenses

    Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Texas Board of Nursing

    Registered Nurse, Texas Board of Nursing

    American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner- Active