Holly DiLeo


Associate Professor
Nursing Cardinal Wellness Center Director

Office: Nursing Building #118
E-mail: dileo@uiwtx.edu
(210) 829-3173

  • PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • MSN, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • BSN, Indiana University School of Nursing

Dr. DiLeo is an Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) with over 12 years of faculty experience and currently teaches in the BSN to DNP Program/Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) concentration. Prior to coming to UIW she was the Director of the Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

  • NURS 7288 FNP Clinical Skills
  • NURS 7323 Advanced Health Assessment (FNPs)
  • NURS 7381 Nurse Practitioner Professional Roles
  • NURS 7345 Foundations for DNP: Scientific Underpinnings of Practice
  • NURS 7359 Doctor of Nursing Practice - Project I
  • NURS 7380 Doctor of Nursing Practice - Project II
  • NURS 7480 FNP I Primary Care of Adults (Dx and Mgmt) with Chronic and Acute Conditions
  • NURS 7482 FNP II Primary Care of Adults (Dx and Mgmt) with Chronic and Acute Conditions
  • NURS 7484 FNP III Women's Health Chronic and Acute Diagnosis and Management
  • Childhood and Adult Preventative Health (Vaccinations)
  • Quality Measures for Nurse-Managed Health Centers
  • Sleep Disturbance in Children
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioner 
  • American Nurses' Association/Texas Nurses Association
  • National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Delta Alpha Chapter
  • Texas Nurse Practitioner 

2017: San Antonio Business Journal Healthcare Hero - Outstanding Healthcare Practitioner (Non-Physician)

  • Dols, J.D., Beckmann-Mendez, D.A., DiLeo, H., Weis, K.L., Medina-Calvo, M. (June 25, 2018). Nurse-Managed Health Centers: Measures of Excellence. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. https://www.npjournal.org/articles/S155541551830275 
  • Miles, H.M., Dols, J.D., and DiLeo, H. (2017). Improving the Adherence of Providers to Obstructive Sleep Apnea Guidelines. Journal of Nurse Practitioners, 13, e277-e281. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2017.01.021
  • DiLeo, H., Reiter, R.J., and Taliaferro, D. Chronobiology, Melatonin, and Sleep in Infants and Children. Pediatric Nursing 2002 Jan;28(1):35-39.


Family Nurse Practitioner - American Nurses Credentialing Center


Registered Nursing - Texas Board of Nursing
Family Nurse Practitioner with Prescriptive Authority - Texas Board of Nursing

In addition to her faculty responsibilities, Dr. DiLeo is the Coordinator of the UIW Nursing Cardinal Wellness Center (NCWC). The NCWC is a nurse-managed clinic that offers Texas Health Steps well child checkups through Texas Medicaid and vaccines under the Vaccines for Children programs. The NCWC focus is on preventative health for low-income children covered under Medicaid. In addition to child vaccinations, the NCWC also provides adult vaccinations to uninsured adults through the Adult Safety Net vaccination program as well as well women services under the Healthy Texas Women.