Betty Douzar, MSN, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Betty Douzar

MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

Betty Douzar, MSN, RN | UTMB School of Nursing

Betty Douzar

MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

Betty Douzar

MSN, RN


Overview

Education

  • BSN, University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing, 1994
  • MSN, University of Texas Medical Branch School of Nursing, 2009

Areas of Research, Teaching, And Clinical Expertise and Scholarship

Clinical and Academic experience in Community/Public/Population Health Nursing: areas include prevention, health promotion, epidemiology, health disparities, and determinants of health, pediatric/adult health assessment, disaster preparedness response and management. Other experiences include: collaboration with community partners, community safety, HIV/AIDS prevention, health policy and nursing education.

Courses Taught

  • NURS 4502 Population Health Nursing: Undergraduate BSN program. Course Coordinator, Lead and Clinical Faculty. Developed curriculum transition, (2016-2018)
  • NURS 4502 Community as Partner: Undergraduate BSN program. Course Coordinator, Lead and Clinical Faculty (2009-2016)
  • NURS 4517 The Community and Population Based Care: RN-BSN program. Course Coordinator, Course Faculty, Online format (2010-2013)
  • NURS 4502 Community Health Nursing: Undergraduate BACC 2 program, online format. Course Faculty (2010-2013)
  • NURS 3341 Clinical Reasoning in Health Assessment: Undergraduate BACC 2 program. Clinical Faculty (2011-2013)
  • NURS 4340 Professional Role and Preceptorship: Undergraduate BACC 2 program, online, Clinical Faculty (2012)
  • NURS 3308 Contemporary Professional Nursing: RN-BSN program. Course Coordinator, Course Faculty, Online format (2010-2012)
  • NURS 3290 Introduction to the Profession: Undergraduate BSN program. Co-Course Coordinator, Course Faculty (2010-2012)
  • NURS 4430 Professional Role Clinical Capstone: Undergraduate BSN program. Clinical Faculty (2012- 2016)
  • NURS 3340 Health Assessment: Undergraduate BSN program. Lab Faculty, (2011 – 2018)

Selected Accomplishments

  • Endowment: The Elizabeth T. Anderson Endowment for Community Health (2015-2018)
  • Fellow, Texas Public Health Association (2018)
  • Hall of Fame Award, UTMB School of Nursing (SON) Alumni Association (2014)
  • Board Member, UTMB, SON, Alumni Association (2014-2018)
  • Certificate of Appreciation, UTMB IPE Scholar Mentor (2017-2018)
  • Member, UTMB Veteran Support Group (2016-2018)
  • Retired, U.S. Air Force (Major): Duties: Flight Nurse, Deputy and Chief Administrative Nurse, Public Health Officer (2008)
  • Meritorious Service Merit Award, MSM: U.S. Air Force (2008)
  • Highest Honors: BSN, MSN, Commencement, 1994, 2009, UTMB School of Nursing
  • Faculty Advisor, UTMB SON, Student Nurses Association (2010-2014)
  • SON Liaison, SON Alumni Association (2010-2013)