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Professional Preparation

    • 2001 MSN in Psych-Mental Health NursingUniversity of Miami
    • 1985 BSN University of Puerto Rico


  • Professional
    • June 2012 to Present National Association of Hispanic Nurses
    • Jan 2000 to Present Sigma Theta Tau

Awards and Honors

    • Aug  2015 Faculty Advisor of the Year sponsored by UT Arlington Student Activities and Organizations

      In recognition of a faculty or staff member who has served in an outstanding capacity as advisor to a registered student organization at UT Arlington. 

News Articles

Other Activities

    • Advising
      • Sept 2011 Facutly Advisor, Hispanic Student Nursing Association (HSNA)

Research and Expertise

  • Psych-Mental Health Nursing

    MSN, focusing on Psych-Mental Health Nursing


      Journal Article Forthcoming
      • Walsh, S. M., Estrada, G. B., & Hogan, N. (2004). Individual telephone support for family caregivers of seriously ill cancer patients.  MedSurg Nursing, 13(3), 181-189.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

Other Research Activities

  • 2015
    • Non Funded Support
      • Nov 2015 Readability and Suitability of Spanish Language Hypertension and Diabetes Patient Education Materials

        Poster Presentation at the Health Literacy Annual Research Conference, Bethesda, MD, November, 2015.

  • 2002
    • Funded Research- Grant
      • Aug 2002 Research Assistant, Interventionist

        Rubert, Mark, Principal Investigator

        Walsh, Sandra, Co-Investigator

        “Tele-Care for Caregivers of Seriously IIl Patients"

        National Institute of Nursing Research

  • 1999
    • Research
      • Sept 1999 Research Assistant

        Walsh, Sandra, Principal Investigator

        “Promoting Healthy Futures for Pregnant Teens.”  

        Health Foundation of South Florida


      • NURS 3581-001 Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing of Individuals, Families, and Groups
        No Description Provided.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010

Other Teaching Activities

  • 2015
    • Guest Lecture
      • Sept 2015 Psychobiology and Pharmacology

        Guest presenter for semester lecture for Junior II level students of the Psych/Mental Health Nursing of Individuals, Families, and Groups at the College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Univ. of Texas at Arlington.  Arlington, TX. (Fall, 2009 to Present)

Service to the Community

  • Volunteered
    • Oct 2015 to  Oct 2015 Volunteer

      Feria de Salud, American Diabetes Association

    • Oct 2013 to  Oct 2013 Volunteer

       Binational Health Week, Dallas Health Fair

Service to the Profession

  • Appointed
    • Oct 2014 to  Present Board Member

      National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN)-Dallas Chapter

    • Sept 2014 to  Present Member, National Education Committee

      National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN)

Service to the University

  • Appointed
    • Aug 2012 to  Present Member

      Center for Hispanic Studies in Nursing and Health, College of Nursing and Health Innovation

  • Volunteered
    • May 2014 to  May 2015 Member

      Jed and Clinton Health Matters Campus Program Task Force

    • Oct 2013 to  Present Member

      Presidential Task Force on HSI (Hispanic Serving Institution)

Other Service Activities

  • Presentations
    • Nov 2015 Behavioral Health Module

      Two-hour continuing education module for Foundations of Faith Community Nursing Course, Faith Community Nursing Program, Texas Health Resources, Arlington, TX.

Administrative Appointment

  • 2013
    • Aug 2013 to Present - Student Success Faculty, The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing    University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation