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​Faculty and staff Directory

Dianna Garcia-Smith
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Dianna Garcia-Smith, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor
College of Nursing

Office: LHSB 2.734
Phone: 956-882-5070
Fax: 956-882-6827
dianna.garciasmith@utb.edu
Sharon Helsley McGinely

Sharon Helsley-McGinely, M.S.N., RN
Lecturer
​College of Nursing​


Office: LHSB 2.720​
Phone: 956-882-5070
Fax: 956-882-6827
sharon.mcginley@utb.edu
Joe Lacher

Joe R. Lacher, M.S.N., RN, NE-BC
Senior Lecturer
College of Nursing

Office: LHSB 2.720
Phone: 956-882-5070
Fax: 956-882-6827
joe.lacher@utb.edu 
Nelda Martinez

Nelda C. Martinez, Ph.D
Professor
College of Nursing

 
Office: LHSB 2.732
Phone: 956-882-5089
Fax: 956-882-6827​
Nel.Martinez​@utb.edu
Ava Miller

Ava S. Miller, EdD, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, CNE
Professor
College of Nursing

Office: LHSB 2.738
Phone: 956-882-5086
Fax: 956-882-6827
ava.miller@utb.edu​
Anne Rentfro

Anne R. Rentfro, RN
Professor, Interim
College of Nursing

Office: LHSB 2.730
Phone: 956-882-5084
Fax: 956-882-6827
anne.rentfro@utb.edu
Sally Roach

Sally Roach, RN, M.S.​N., AHN-BC, CNE​
Associate Professor/ Special Assistant to the Associate Dean/ Interim
College of Nursing

Office: LHSB 2.724
Phone: 956-882-5088
Fax: 956-882-6827
sally.roach@utb.edu
Eloisa Tamez

Eloisa Taméz, Ph.D, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor
College of Nursing
​​Office: LHSB 2.726
Phone: 956-882-5079
Fax: 956-882-6827
eloisa.tamez@utb.edu
Constance Hayes

Constance L. Hayes, DNP, APRN, FNP-C
Assistant Professor
College of Nursing

Office: LHSB 2.742A
Phone: 956-882-5019
Fax: 956-882-6827
constance.hayes@utb.edu
 

Adjunt Faculty

Edna Garza Escobedo
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Edna Iris Garza-Escobedo, PhD, RN

Professor Emeritus
College of Nursing

Office: LHSB 2.720
Phone: 956-882-5070
Fax: 956-882-6827
edna.garzaescobedo@utb.edu 
Katherine Dougherty Katherine Dougherty EdD, RN
College of Nursing
​Office: LHSB 2.720
Phone: 956-882-5070
Fax: 956-882-6827
Dania Ochoa

Dania Ochoa, M.S.N., RN
Assistant Professor
College of Nursing

Office: LHSB 2.720
Phone: 956-882-5070
Fax: 956-882-6827
dania.ochoa@utb.edu
 
​Staff
Lourdes Requena​​ Lourdes Requena
Academic Liaison
College of Nursing
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Office: LHSB 2.720
Phone: 956-882-5070
​​Fax: 956-882-6827
lourdes.requena@utb.edu
​​​​​ ​Karina Gutierrez
Secretary I / Clerk
College of Nursing

​Office: LHSB 2.720
Phone: 956-882-5072​
Fax: 956-882-6827
karina.gutierrez@utb.edu

Danielle Steadman
Work-S​tudy
College of Nursing

Office: LHSB 2.720
Phone: 956-882-5072​
Fax: 956-882-6827
​danielle.steadman50@utb.edu
 
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CONTACT INFORMATIO​N

Life and Health
​Sciences Building
​LHSB 2.720A
Phone: 956-882-5070
Fax: 956-882-6827

1-800-591-1631

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