- Post Master's Family Nurse Practitioner Certification, Texas Woman's University
- PhD, Nursing, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
- MSN, Saveetha College of Nursing Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, India
- BSN, Mahatma Gandhi University
Dr. Mini Jose earned her BSN from Mahatma Gandhi University in 1992, and MSN from the Saveetha College of Nursing at Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University in India in 1998. She earned her PhD in nursing from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 2008 and a Post Master's Family Nurse Practitioner Certification from Texas Woman's University in 2012.
Areas of Research, Teaching, And Clinical Expertise and Scholarship
Dr. Jose was an Assistant Professor with Saveetha College of Nursing and a cardiothoracic ICU nurse with Apollo Hospitals in Chennai, India, before immigrating to the US in 2001. Since then she has had clinical experience in long-term care from Fairview Commons in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, and medical surgical and telemetry nursing experience at Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital in Houston. She joined the faculty of the Associate Degree in Nursing Mobility Program at San Jacinto College South in 2003, and in 2007 served as director of that program before becoming a faculty member in the UTMB SON in the spring of 2010. Her research studies include both qualitative and quantitative studies in the areas of biobehavioral research and acculturation process. Current research is in the field of biobehavioral research employing physiological stress biomarkers of Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity among Hispanic population.
Dr. Jose has published in peer reviewed nursing journals nationally and internationally. She serves as the reviewer for International Journal of Nursing (ICN), and serves as the Co- PI for a Clinical Simulation grant awarded by THECB.