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Mary Lou Bond

Name

[Bond, Mary Lou]
  • Professor Emerita and Adjunct Professor

Biography

        Dr. Mary Lou Bond is a graduate of Texas Christian University (BSN and MRE), the University of Pittsburgh (MN), the University of Texas at Austin (PhD) and the School of Nurse Midwifery at El Centro Medico in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico. She practiced nurse-midwifery in central Mexico before beginning her professional career as a faculty member which spans teaching at all educational levels.  As an educational administrator, she served as Assistant Dean and Associate Dean, (University of Texas at Arlington) and as Interim Dean (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences). She was the founding Associate Dean of the PhD in Nursing Program at UT Arlington.

        Dr. Bond is Professor Emerita and Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation (UTA CONHI). She is a Visiting Director at Universidad Internacional in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico. She was founder of the Challenge to Leadership Program, a forerunner of the UTA Hispanic Student Nurses’ Association, and Co-Founder of the Center for Hispanic Studies in Nursing and Health (1996) which has the goal of fostering increased understanding between health providers and persons of Hispanic origin. Instrumental in the organization, implementation and dissemination of proceedings from a series of International “Crossing Borders” conferences, she has organized and led numerous educational programs to Mexico for healthcare students/professionals. She has served on the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals and Organizations’ Technical Advisory Panel on Culture, Language and Health and the Board of Trustees for the Commission of Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools.

        Professor Bond has received numerous awards including the Bethel Deaconess Hospital Distinguished Alumna, the Lucy Harris Linn Excellence in Teaching Award from Texas Christian University and the Minority Health Nursing Research Award from the Southern Nursing Research Society.  In 1995 she received the Delta Theta Chapter Mentor Award.  She was selected as a National League for Nursing Johnson & Johnson Faculty Leadership Mentor Program in 2009. In 2010 she was selected as the outstanding alumna from the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing.  She received the President’s Award from the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN), was recognized as an honorary alumna of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Nursing and as a Distinguished Alumna of the School of Nursing, University of Texas (Austin) in 2013. She is an elected member of the American Academy of Nursing and the Academy of Nurse Educators of the National League for Nursing and is on the Roster of Fulbright Specialists.

Professional Preparation

    • 1984 Ph.D. in Nursing/Parent-Child ResearchThe University of Texas at Austin
    • 1973 M.N. in Maternity NursingUniversity of Pittsburgh
    • 1969 M.R.E. in Religious EducationTexas Christian University (TCU)
    • 1964 Certificate in Nurse MidwiferyHospital Districto Universitario, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico
    • 1962 B.S.N. Texas Christian University (TCU)
    • 1958 Diploma Bethel Deaconess Hospital, Newton, KS.

Appointments

    • June 2013 to May 2015 Assistant Director, Center for Hispanic Studies in Nursing and Health
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Aug 2012 to May 2013 Assistant Director, Center for Nursing Research
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Nov 2011 to Aug 2012 Interim Associate Dean for Research and Director, Center for Nursing Research
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sept 2009 to June 2013 Assistant to the Dean for Faculty Development
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 2008 to Aug 2011 Assistant Director, Center for Nursing Scholarship and Technology
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • July 2006 to May 2013 Co-Director, PhD in Nursing Mentoring Program
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 2006 to Jan 2013 Samuel T. Hughes Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • 2006 to June 2013 Co-Director for Center for Hispanic Studies in Nursing and Health
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Apr 2003 to Aug 2005 Interim Associate Dean, PhD in Nursing Program
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • May 2002 to Oct 2006 Director, Center for Hispanic Studies in Nursing and Health
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 2000 to Jan 2006 George W. and Hazel M. Jay Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • 2000 to 2013 Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sept 1996 to May 2002 Co-Director for Center for Hispanic Studies in Nursing and Health
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Jan 1996 to Jan 2013 Director/Co-Director
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sept 1995 to May 2000 Assistant Dean/Professor, Undergraduate Program
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Apr 1992 to Sept 1995 Assistant Dean/Associate Professor (Tenure Awarded, 1992)
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • 1991 to Present Visiting Director
      Universidad Internacional, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    • June 1990 to Apr 1992 Chair, Undergraduate Program and Associate Professor
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • Aug 1989 to May 1990 Assoc Prof
      University of Texas at Arlington

Awards and Honors

    • Feb  2015 Editorial Board sponsored by Hispanic Health Care International
      Description:

      Appointment to Editorial Board, Hispanic Health Care International

    • Dec  2013 Outstanding Alumna sponsored by University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing
    • Dec  2013 Honorary Alumna sponsored by University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Nursing.
    • Aug  2013 President's Award sponsored by National Association of Hispanic Nurses
    • Dec  2013 Fulbright Specialist Roster sponsored by Fulbright Association
    • Dec  2010 Distinguished Alumna sponsored by University of Pittsburgh, School of Nursing
    • Dec  2010 Member, Expert Panel for Best Practices sponsored by East Texas AHEC
      Description:

      Recruitment and retention of African American and Hispanic Students in Healthcare Professions.

    • Dec  2009 Mentor sponsored by National League for Nursing (NLN)
      Description:

      National League for Nursing/Johnson & Johnson Faculty Leadership and Mentoring Program.

    • Apr  2008 Academy of Distinguished Teachers sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Sep  2007 Fellowship sponsored by National League for Nursing Academy of Nurse Educators
    • Oct  2006 Fellowship sponsored by American Academy of Nursing
    • Dec  2005 Research in Minority Health sponsored by Southern Nursing Research Society
    • Dec  2000 George W. and Hazel M. Jay Professor in Nursing sponsored by University of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  1997 Outstanding Alumna sponsored by Bethel Deaconess Hospital, School of Nursing
    • Dec  1997 Lucy Harris Linn Institute for Excellence in Teaching sponsored by Texas Christian University (TCU)

News Articles

Research and Expertise

  • Certifications

    R.N., CNE

  • Research Interests

    Hispanic health care

    Student progression and retention

    Educational strategies/outcomes

    Mentoring outcomes

  • Current Scholarship

    Characteristics of Research Mentors

    Relationships between Study Abroad Goals, Personal Adjustment, Language Acquition and Cultural Learning.

Publications

      Journal Article 2016
      • Bond, Mary Lou. (2016) Nursing education research still evolving. The NERC Observer.  RNL reports from the 2016 Nursing Education Research Conference.  April 7-9, 2016.  Washington, DC.

        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
      • 2016
        • Baxley, S. & Bond, M. L. (2016).  Changing with the times: Using Mentee Feedback to Improve PhD Mentoring.  IMA Connect. May 15, 2016, p. 5-7.

          {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
        • 2016
          • Baxley, S., Ibitayo, K. & Bond, M. L. (2016). Mobile mentoring application: Perceived Usefulness and intent to use.  IMA Connect, August, p. 4-6.

            {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

            Journal Article 2015
            • Bond, M.L., Cason, C. L. & Gray, J. (2015 ). The Adapted Model of Institutional Support for Hispanic student degree completion: Revisions and Recommendations. Hispanic Healthcare International.  13(1), 38-45. National Association of Hispanic Nurses. Miami, FL.

              {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
            • 2015
              • Bond, M.L., Cason, C. L., & Baxley. (2015). Institutional support for diverse populations: Perceptions of Hispanic and African-American students and program faculty. Nurse Educator, 40(3), p. 134-138.  Wolters Kluwer: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins. Doi: 10.1097/NNE 0000000000000126.

                {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
              • 2015
                • Bond, M.L. & Baxley, S. (2015).  Cascade Mentoring: Rigorous but not Ruthless.  IMA Connect.  Nov. 15, 2015, 6-9. International Mentoring Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

                  {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                  Book 2014
                  • Baxley, S., Ibitayo, K., & Bond, M.L. (2014). Mentoring Today’s Nurses: A Global Perspective for Success. Sigma Theta Tau International. Indianapolis, Indiana.

                    {Book} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                  • Journal Article 2014
                    • Bond, M. L. & Cason, C. L. (2014). Assessing Institutional Support for Hispanic Nursing Student Retention: A Study to Evaluate the Psychometric Properties of Two Self-Assessment Inventories. Nursing Education Perspectives.

                      {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                    • 2014
                      • Ibitayo, K., Baxley, S., Bond, M.L. (2014). Fostering success through effective mentoring. Nursing Management.

                        {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]
                      • 2014
                        • Bond, M.L. & Bomer-Norton, C. (2014). Learning circles: Faculty as learners. Innovations in Nursing Education, Vol.2. 36(2),145-149.

                          {Journal Article} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                          Book Chapter 2013
                          • Bond, M. L., Cason, C.L. Gleason-Wynn, P., Gray, J., Ashwill, J., Coggin, C., Lopez, M., Trevino, E. , Moon, M., Denke, L. & Baxley, S. (2013).  Finding and Keeping Diversity in your Program:  Hispanics in the Health Professions.  In Hispanic Voices, National League for Nursing.

                            {Book Chapter} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

                          • Journal Article 2013
                            • Loftin, C., Newman, S., Bond, M. L., Dumas, B. & Gilden, G. (2013). Moving toward greater diversity: Review of interventions to increase diversity in nursing education. Journal of Transcultural Nursing.

                              {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                            • 2013
                              • Mijares, L., Baxley, S. & Bond, M.L. (2013). Guiding hands: A concept analysis of mentoring. Journal of Theory Construction and Testing. 17(1), 23-28.

                                {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                Journal Article 2012
                                • Bond, M. L., Jones, M.E., Barr, W., Carr, G., Williams, S. & Baxley, S. (2012).  Hardiness, perceived social support, perceived institutional support and progression of Masters students in a Masters of Nursing Program.  Hispanic Healthcare International, 10(3), 109-117.

                                  {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                • 2012
                                  • Opollo, J., M., Bond, M. L., Gray, J. & Lail-Davis, V., T. (2012). Meeting tomorrow’s healthcare needs   through local and global involvement.  Journal of Continuing Nursing Education, 43(2), 75-80.

                                    {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                  • 2012
                                    • Anderson, M., Bond, M. L., Cason, C. L. & Holmes, T. (2012).  Acquisition of Simulation Skills: Survey of users.  Clinical Simulation in Nursing. 892 p.e. 59-265, February.

                                      {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                    • 2012
                                      • *Loftin, C., Newman, S. Dumas, B. Gilden, G., Bond, M. L.  (2012). Perceived barriers to success for minority nursing students: An integrative review.  International Scholarly Research Network, doi: 10.5402180654, 1-9.

                                        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                      • 2012
                                        • Anderson, M., Bond, M. L., Cason, C. L. & Holmes, T. (2012).  Acquisition of Simulation Skills: Survey of users.  Clinical Simulation in Nursing. 892 p.e. 59-265, February.

                                          {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                        • 2012
                                          • Loftin, C., Newman, S., Bond, M.L., Dumas, B., Gilden, G. (2012).  Diversity in Texas nursing programs: A study of the relationship between supportive characteristics and graduation of Hispanic and other underrepresented minority nursing students.  Hispanic Health Care International. 10(4), 159-167.

                                            {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                            Journal Article 2011
                                            • Young, P., Blackstock, S., Comer, L., Martin, B., McMillian-Bohler, Zeller, N.,Bond, M.L., Boswell, C., Decker, S., Shellenbarger, T. & Valiga, T. (2011).  Developing a portrait of a nursing education leader.  Nursing Education Perspectives. April, 32,(2), 136-137

                                              {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                              Journal Article 2008
                                              • Cason, C. L., Bond, M. L., Gleason-Wynn, P., Coggin, C., Lopez, M., & Trevino, E. (2008). Perceived barriers and needed supports for today’s Hispanic students in Health Professions: Voices of seasoned Hispanic healthcare professionals. Hispanic Health Care International, 6(1), 41-50.
                                                {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                              • 2008
                                                • Bond, M. L., Gray, J., Gray, J., Baxley, S., Cason, C. L., & Denke, L. (2008). Voices from Hispanic students in Baccalaureate Programs of Nursing. Nursing Education Perspectives, 29(3), 136-142.
                                                  {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                  Journal Article 2005
                                                  • Kardong-Edgren, S., Bond, M. L., Jones, M. E., & Cason, C. L. (2005). Cultural attitude, knowledge, and skill of nursing faculty toward patients of four diverse cultures. Journal of Professional Nursing, 21(3), 175-182.
                                                    {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                  • 2005
                                                    • Kardong-Edgren, S., Bond, M.L., Jones, M.E., & Cason, C.L. (2005). Cultural attitude, knowledge, and skill of nursing faculty toward patients of four diverse cultures. Journal of Professional Nursing, 21(3),
                                                      175-182.

                                                      {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                      Journal Article 2004
                                                      • Jones, M. E., Cason, C. L., & Bond, M. L. (2004). Cultural attitudes, knowledge and skill of a health workforce. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 15(4), 283-290.
                                                        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                      • 2004
                                                        • Jones, M.E., Cason, C.L., & Bond, M.L. (2004).  Cultural attitudes, knowledge and skill of a health workforce.  Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 15(4), 283-290.

                                                          {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                          Journal Article 2003
                                                          • Jones, M. E., Bond, M. L., & Editors, G. (2003). Providing health care for Hispanic populations: Responsible sexuality, injury and violence. Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 14(3).
                                                            {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                          • 2003
                                                            • Jones, M.E. & Bond, M.L. (Guest Editors). (2003). Providing health care for Hispanic populations: Responsible sexuality, injury and violence.  Journal of Transcultural Nursing, 14(3).

                                                              {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                              Journal Article 2002
                                                              • Jones, M.E., Cason, C.L., & Bond, M.L. (2002).  Access to preventive health care:  Is method of payment a barrier for immigrant Hispanic women? Women’s Health Issues, 12(3), 129-137.

                                                                {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                              • 2002
                                                                • Jones, M.E., Bercier, O., Hayes, A.L., Wentreck, P., Bond, M.L. (July, 2002).  Family planning patterns and acculturation level of high risk Hispanic pregnant women. Journal of Nursing Care Quality, 15(4), 46-55.

                                                                  {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                • 2002
                                                                  • Jones, M.E. & Bond, M.L. (2002).  A call to action:  Acculturation level and family-planning patterns of Hispanic immigrant women.  Maternal Child Nursing, 27(1), January/February, 26-33.

                                                                    {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                  • 2002
                                                                    • Jones, M.E. & Bond, M.L. (Guest Editors). (2002). International partnerships in cultures and health: Caring for Mexican immigrant populations. Journal of Multicultural Nursing and Health, 8(2), Summer 5-68.

                                                                      {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                                      Journal Article 1995
                                                                      • Pickard, M. & Bond, M.L. (1995).  Nursing education via satellite in northeast Texas.  Texas Journal of Rural Health, XIV, 29-35.

                                                                        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                      • 1995
                                                                        • Bond, M.L., Keen-Payne, R., & Lucy, P. (1995).  The ideal nurse: lessons from the labor room. MCN, The American Journal of Maternal-Child Nursing, May/June 3(20), 156-161.

                                                                          {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                                          Journal Article 1994
                                                                          • Bond, M.L. & Jones, M.E. (1994, May).  Short term cultural immersion in Mexico. Nursing and Health Care, 15(5), 248-253.

                                                                            {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                          • 1994
                                                                            • Sherwood, G., Armstrong, M.L., & Bond, M.L. (1994, Nov/Dec).  Distance education programs:  Defining issues of assessment, accessibility and accommodation.  The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 25(6), 251-257.

                                                                              {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                                              Journal Article 1993
                                                                              • Bond, M.L. & Jones, M.E. (1993, April/May).  Cultural immersion: Student experiences in Mexico. Imprint, 65-68.

                                                                                {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

                                                                                Journal Article 1990
                                                                                • Bond, M.L. & Jackson, E. (1990).  Maternal‑infant clinical nurse specialist performance assessment:  Development of an evaluation tool. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 4(4), 180‑186.

                                                                                  {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
                                                                                • 1990
                                                                                  • Cason, C. L., Cason, G. J. & Bond, M. L. (1990).  Maternal‑infant clinical nurse specialist performance assessment:  Reliability and validity of an evaluation tool. Clinical Nurse Specialist, 4(4), 187‑193.

                                                                                    {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

Presentations

  • Past
    •  
      Perceptions of Institutional Support for Ethnically Diverse Students.

      Bond, M.L., Cason, C.L. & Baxley, S. Perceptions of Institutional Support for Ethnically Diverse Students. National League for Nursing Educational Summit, Washington, DC. September 21, 2013.

  • Past
    •  
      Mentoring Nurses for Success: A Global View

      Baxley, S., Ibitayo, K. & Bond, M. L.  Mentoring Nurses for Success: A Global View. Sigma Theta Tau International Biennial Conference (Invited). November 21, 2013

  • Past
    •  
      Interprofessional Education: Students’ Perspectives

      LeFlore, J., Anderson, M., Bond, M. L. , Baxley, S., Howe, C. & Adorno, G. (2015). Interprofessional Education: Students’ Perspectives. 14th Annual INACSL Conference. June, 2015.  Atlanta, GA.

  • Past
    •  
      Mobile Mentoring Application (APP) Use in Nursing Academia & Healthcare Settings

      Baxley, S., Ibitayo, K., & Bond, M. L. (2015).  Mobile Mentoring Application (APP) Use in Nursing Academia & Healthcare Settings. Sigma Theta Tau International 26th Annual Nursing Research Congress. July, 2015.  San Juan, Puerto Rico.

  • Past
    •  
      The Adapted Model of Institutional Support for Hispanic Student Degree Completion

      Bond, M. L., Cason, C.L., Alejandro, J. & Godinez, I. (2015).  The Adapted Model of Institutional Support for Hispanic Student Degree Completion. 2nd Congreso Internacional Latino America: Tradición: Globalización en el Siglo XXI. August, 2015. Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico.

  • Past
    •  
      Grant Writing III: TIPS (Thoughts, Ideas and Possible Strategies) for Implementation of a Funded Grant

      Bond, M. L. & Haykowsky, M. (2015). Grant Writing III: TIPS (Thoughts, Ideas and Possible Strategies) for Implementation of a  Funded Grant. Sigma Theta Tau International Biennial Convention., Las Vegas, NV, Nov 7, 2015.

  • Past
    •  
      Grant Writing II: Challenges and TIPS for Experienced Grant Writers: Movement into Nursing Education Research

      Bond, M. L. (2015).  Grant Writing II: Challenges and TIPS for Experienced Grant Writers: Movement into Nursing Education Research. Sigma Theta Tau International Biennial Convention., Las Vegas, NV, Nov 7, 2015.

  • Past
    •  
      Nursing education research still evolving

      Mary Lou Bond (2016). Nursing education research still evolving. The NERC Observer. RNL. (April 7, 2016). Sigma Theta Tau International. Indianapolis, IN.

  • Past
    •  
      What can a mentor do for me?

      Mary Lou Bond (2016). What can a mentor do for me? Sigma Theta Tau International, Alpha Chapter, Indianapolis, IN. March 10, 2016. Indianapolis, IN.

  • Past
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      Global Nursing Education

      Mary Lou Bond (2016). Global Nursing Education (Panel participant). Nursing Education Research Conference. April 9, 2016. Bethesda, MD.

  • Past
    •  
      Changing with the times: Using Mentee Feedback to Improve Mentor Program Effectiveness

      Susan Baxley and Mary Lou Bond (2016). Changing with the times: Using Mentee Feedback to Improve Mentor Program Effectiveness. International Mentoring Association. April 13, 2016. Auburn, Alabama.

Support & Funding

    • Oct 2014 to Feb 2015 Mobile mentoring application for use in nursing academia and health care. PI- Susan Baxley; Co-PIs - Kristina Ibitayo and Mary Lou Bond sponsored by  - $20000
    • 2010 to Aug 2011 National League for Nursing. Institutional Supports for Diverse Student Populations: Perceptions of Hispanic and African American Students and Program Faculty. Mary Lou Bond, Principal Investigator with Carolyn L. Cason, Co-PI and Susan Baxley, Novice R sponsored by  - $16482
    • 2008 to Sept 2009 National League for Nursing. Evaluation of Content Validity and Reliability of the Institutional Self-Assessment for Factors Supporting Hispanic Student Retention (ISA) and the Healthcare Professions Self-Assessment (PSA). Mary Lou Bond, Principal Investig sponsored by  - $11636
    • 2008 to Aug 2009 Texas Organization of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing Education Programs (TOBGNE). Evaluation of Content Validity of the Institutional Self-Assessment for Factors Supporting Hispanic Student Recruitment and Persistence (ISA) and the Healthcare Professio sponsored by  - $1500
    • 2008 to Aug 2008 The Associate Degree Nursing program Director: A Position in peril. Co-Investigator with Ronda Mintz-Binder, PI. sponsored by  - $7700
    • 2006 to Aug 2008 Samuel T. Hughes Professorship. Challenges and Opportunities of Implementing a BSN-to-PhD Program: Initial Explorations. sponsored by  - $11917
    • 2005 to Aug 2007 Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Missing in Texas: Hispanics in the Health Workforce. Principal Investigator with Carolyn L. Cason. sponsored by  - $238801
    • Mar 2004 to Aug 2005 Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Implementation/Evaluation of a support model for PhD student retention. Principal Investigator with Marilee Schmelzer, RN, PhD, Co-PI. sponsored by  - $255612
    • 1998 to Aug 1998 Sigma Theta Tau International, Delta Theta Chapter. Birth Outcomes, Family Planning Patterns and Acculturation Status Among Mexican-Origin Women: A One Year follow-up Study. Co-Investigator with Mary Elaine Jones. sponsored by  - $300
    • 1997 to Aug 1998 Parkland Memorial Health and Hospital System: Development of a Culturally Competent Workforce .Co-Investigator with Mary Elaine Jones. 1 - Knowledge, Attitutes and Skills of Health Care Personnel towards Patients of Diverse Cultures. 2 - Acculturation L sponsored by  - $35000
    • 1994 to Aug 1994 Sigma Theta Tau International, Delta Theta Chapter. Culture Shock and Learning in Short Term Cultural Immersion. Co-investigator with Mary Elaine Jones. sponsored by  - $500
    • 1994 to Aug 1994 University of Texas at Arlington. Critical Thinking and Attitudes Related to Professional Nursing Outcomes of an RN to BSN Educational Experience. Co-investigator with Ferne Kyba, Dorothy Stuppy and Dorothy Turpin. sponsored by  - $2753

Courses

      • NURS 0-001 Enhancing Nursing Practice and Safety with Hispanic Patients through Better Communication
        Communications with Spanish speaking clients for the medical professional
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2009 Download Syllabus

Other Service Activities

  • Uncategorized
    • Dec  Academic Service
      Project Faculty for recruitment and mentorship for BSN to PhD Students, Advanced Nurse Training Grant (DHHS)
      Project Director, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Grant: "Missing in Texas: Hispanics in the Health Workforce"
      Project Director, National Institutes of Health “Bridges to the Doctorate” Program

Service to the Profession

  • Appointed
    • 2010 to  2014 Manuscript Reviewer

       Journal of Theory Construction and Testing

    • Sept 2008 to  Aug 2009 Nursing Module Reviewer

      Health Disparities and Cultural Competence in the 21st Century.

    • May 2003 to  Aug 2003 Guest editor

      Journal of Transcultural Nursing.  Transcultural Nursing Society.  Summer, 2003.  Volume 14 (3).

    • May 2002 to  Aug 2002 Guest editor

      The Journal of Multicultural Nursing and Health, Summer, 8 (2)

    • Nov 1995 to  Feb 1996 Guest Editor

      The Journal of Multicultural Nursing and Health, Winter, 2 (2)

    • 1996 to  2002 Manuscript Reviewer

      Nursing and Health Care: Perspectives on Community, National League for Nursing

    • 1994 to  2008 Editorial Board

      The Journal of Multicultural Nursing and Health

    • 1993 to  2000 Manuscript Reviewer

      Journal of Nursing Education, National League for Nursing

    • 2013 to  2015 Advisory Board

      Sigma Theta Tau and Chamberlain College of Nursing Center for Excellence

    • 2013 to  2015 Bylaws Committee

      National League for Nursing

    • 2001 to  2002 Secretary

      Health Education Training Alliance Center of Texas

    • 1999 to  2002 Advisory Committee

      Sigma Theta Tau International Leadership Institute

    • 1999 to  2002 UT Arlington Representative

      Health Education Training Alliance Center of Texas

    • 2001 to  2002 Advisory Board

      Global Institute for Nursing and Health, College of New Rochelle, New York, NY.

    • 1995 to  2007 Panel

      Consultants and Visitors for Chapter Development, Sigma Theta Tau International

    • Feb 2015 to  Present Editorial Board

      Hispanic Health Care International

    • Jan 2015 to  Present Chair - Task Force

      Exploration of International Accreditation, National League of Nursing

    • 2016 to  2017 Scholarship and Award Committee

      National Association of Hispanic Nurses

  • Elected
    • 2013 to  2015 Committee

      Sigma Theta Tau International Leadership Succession

  • Other
    • Aug 2014 to  Present Consultation

      Commission on Graduates of
      Foreign Nursing Programs (CGFNS), Educational Consultant.

    • Aug 2014 to  Present Consultation

      Comite Editorial. Enfermeria Contemporarea. Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico.