Expert Qualifications

This expert has over 45 years of experience in nursing, focusing on surgical nursing and post-surgery recovery. She earned her BS in nursing at Pan American University, her MS in public health nursing at the University of Texas Brownsville, and her EdD with a focus in health science education at the University of Houston. She has held numerous positions in various facilities across Texas with a consistent focus on surgical nursing and nurse education. She recently transitioned from clinical work to a consulting role. In her current position as a nurse consultant, she consults and presents on topics related to surgery recovery and pain management for patients following surgery.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: TX
  • BS, Nursing, Pan American University
  • MS, Public Health Nursing, University of Texas Brownsville
  • EdD, Health Science Education, University of Houston
  • Certified, Legal Nurse Consultant
  • Licensed, Registered Nurse
  • Member, American Society of Pain Management Nurses
  • Former, Head Nurse, Valley Community Hospital
  • Former, Director, Surgical Services, HCA Valley Regional Medical Center
  • Former, Staff Nurse, Surgery, Valley Regional Medical Center
  • Former, Director, Vocational Nursing, University of Texas at Brownsville
  • Former, Interim Director, Surgical Services, Christus St. Catherine Hospital
  • Former, Senior Nursing Instructor, PACU, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • Former, Perioperative Nurse Educator, St. Joseph Medical Center
  • Current, Nurse Consultant, an independent consultancy focused on surgery recovery

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