DonnaLee Pollack


Assistant Professor

Office: NB 227
Phone: (210) 283-6353

  • PhD, Nursing, university of Texas at Arlington, 2022
  • MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, University of Texas at Arlington, 2013
  • MPH, Epidemiology, University of Texas Health Science Center, 2013
  • BSN, Nursing, University  of Mary Hardin-Baylor, 2008
  • AA, Nursing, Anne Arundel Community College, 1996
  • AA, General Studies, University of Maryland University College, 1992
  • Pressure injuries in persons with spinal cord injury
  • Association for the Advancement of Wound Care
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Nurses Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau
  • Southern Nursing Research Society
  • Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society
  • Sigma Theta Tau - Honor Society of Nursing, 2008
  • Jonas-Smith Trust Veterans Healthcare Scholar - Jonas Philanthropies and the May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust, 2018 - 2020
  • Rising Star of Research-Sigma Theta Tau, 2018, 2019
  • Pollack D, Brotto M, Cowan L, Smith J, Awad K. Pressure Ulcer Risk Associated with Level of Paralysis in Persons with Spinal Cord Injury: Analysis of the National Spinal Cord Injury Database. Poster presentation at 2022 Annual Conference, Association for the Advancement of Wound Care, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 2022.

  • Mo C, Wang Z, Brotto L, Pollack D, Huang J, Brotto M. Crosstalk between Muscle and Bone. In: Duque G (eds) Osteosarcopenia:  Bone, Muscle and Fat Interactions. Spring, 2019.

  • Pollack D, Behan D. Why Do So Many Veterans Smoke Cigarettes? A Historical Perspective on Smoking Promotion by the U.S. Military. Poster presentation at 30th International Research Congress, Sigma Theta Tau, Calgary, Canada, July 2019.

  • Pollack D, Brotto M. Literature Review: Combining Real Time Interface Pressure    Measurements with an Alternating Air Cushion to Prevent Pressure Ulcers. Poster presentation at Sigma Theta Tau International Leadership Connection Conference, Indianapolis, IN, September 2018.

  • Pollack D, Holmes G, Kohl H. The Utility of Patient Observations to Measure Hand HygieneCompliance of HealthCare Workers. Poster presentation at Infectious Disease Week, San Francisco, CA, October 2013.

  • Germanio N, Hodges C, McCart G, Pollack D. Management of Cat and Dog Bites. National   Guideline Clearinghouse, September 23, 2013.

  • Clemmons N, Leamer N, Pollack D, Jordan N. Upsurge in Reported Cases of Shigella sonnei,Fort Hood, Texas. Medical Surveillance Monthly Report 2010; 17:12-14.

  • Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Wound Care Nurse-Advanced Practice
  • Editorial Board Member and Peer Reviewer for Wound Management and Prevention, June 2020 - present

  • Board Member, Tau Epsilon Chapter of Sigma, 2020 - 2021
  • Vice President, Tau Epsilon Chapter of Sigma, 2021 - 2023