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When Kristen Hernandez decided on a research career in public health, she imagined working in a lab surrounded by microscopes and other high-tech equipment. “I really thought that a beaker had to be involved in doing research,” Hernandez said with a laugh. She graduated with a Master of Public Health from The University of Texas at El […]

Nurses who want a flexible and affordable way to advance their education while still working will soon benefit from The University of Texas at El Paso’s expanded online Registered Nurse-to-Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN-BSN) program.


The top nurse in the United States talked about the importance of affordable medical care for underserved populations and the expanding role of nurses in health care during her recent visit to The University of Texas at El Paso’s School of Nursing.


Two years ago, Adrian Perez, a nursing student at The University of Texas at El Paso, was halfway through running the 26.2 mile Bataan Memorial Death March at White Sands Missile Range when a member of his UTEP ROTC team fell ill with muscle fatigue and dehydration.


The University of Texas at El Paso’s School of Nursing has launched an ambitious leadership program for emerging health care leaders in the Paso del Norte region. The new Nursing and Health Care Leadership Institute (NHCLI) will administer an inter-professional leadership development academy that will provide the next generation of health care leaders, including chief nursing officers, […]

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Nearly 60 students from the UTEP School of Nursing put their skills into practice and raised awareness about diabetes, stroke and heart disease at the 7th annual Ferria De La Familia on Sunday, Sept. 22, at the Judson F. Williams Convention Center.

More than 9,000 people attended the Telemundo event, which featured fun family activities and a health fair organized by students in their final semester of the undergraduate nursing program at UTEP.


The next presentation for the Fall 2013 Healthy Exchange Series — a forum for health-related research— will be held on Wednesday, September 11, from 12:00 p.m. (noon) to 1:00 p.m. in room 135 of the HSN building located on the main Campus, on Wiggins Rd., opposite to the UTEP library. The presenters will be Dr. Eva Moya, Dr. Mark Lusk, Dr. Guillermina […]

The University of Texas at El Paso’s School of Nursing has received $220,000 from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program (NCIN) to award scholarships to assist college graduates from underrepresented backgrounds to transition into careers in nursing. NCIN is a program of RWJF and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing. […]

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Who: UTEP School of Nursing Simulation Conference What: “Train-the-Trainer” Class for School Nurses When: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16 Where: Health Sciences and Nursing Building, Center for Simulation In preparation for the new school year, 45 school nurses from Region 19 will participate in a “Train-the-Trainer” class in the UTEP Center for Simulation, […]


The University of Texas at El Paso has broken into the Top 10 of a national ranking focused on “true public interest” and based on social mobility, research and community service. Washington Monthly announced today that UTEP will be rated #7 overall in its 2013 College Rankings to be published Sept. 4. The University is […]

Nursing School Expands Doctorally Prepared Faculty with D.N.P. Graduates

When Laura Rodriguez joined the UTEP School of Nursing in 2007 as an adjunct faculty member, she knew that furthering her own education would help her become a better educator. Rodriguez was eager to enroll in the school’s first Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) program cohort in 2011. She not only learned new methods of patient care, […]


PICK-NIC time is around the corner! Join us this Saturday from 3 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Memorial Park Reserve. We will take care of the main dish. You bring a side dish to share, along with your favorite drink. GAMES AND ENTERTAINMENT PROVIDED! Please help us prepare and plan accordingly by confirming your attendance. […]

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