Christina Hernandez


Associate Professor

Office: Nursing Building #114
E-mail :
(210) 829-3163

  • PhD, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • MSN, University of Illinois
  • BSN, Millikin University
  • 2014 - Present: Assistant Professor of Nursing, University of the Incarnate Word 
  • 2012 - 2014: Assistant Professor of Nursing, Clemson University 
  • 2004 - 2008: Visiting Nursing Instructor, University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana 


  • Community Health Nursing
  • Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Research in Nursing

Graduate - Doctor of Nursing Practice

  • Evidence Based Methods and Practice I
  • Health Policy for Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Introduction to Epidemiology and Vulnerable Populations for Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Nursing Theory for Advanced Practice
  • Scientific Underpinnings of Practice
  • Health disparities
  • Health literacy
  • Mexican immigrant women’s health
  • American Nurses Association
  • Association of Community Health Nurse Educators
  • National Association of Hispanic Nurses
  • Texas Nurses Association
  • Scholars: The Nursing Capstone Project
  • University of the Incarnate Word Faculty Endowment Award of $850


  • Dols, J. D., Hernández, C., and Miles, H. (2016). The DNP project: Quandaries for nursing scholars.Nursing Outlook. Advance online Publication. 1-10.
  • Ivanov, L. L., Wallace, D., Hernández, C., and Hyde, Y. (2015). Diabetes risks and health literacy in Southern African Americans and Latino women. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 32, 12-23. doi:10.1080/07370016.2015.991664.
  • Hernández C. M. and Wallace, D. C. (2014). A profile of Mexican-born women who adhere to national cervical cancer screening recommendations. Journal of Community Health Nursing 31, 157-166. doi:10.1080/07370016.2014.926678.
  • Hernández, C. M. (2011). HIV/AIDS in childbearing Hispanic/Latinas: An emerging crisis. The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, 36, 354-358. doi: 10.1097/NMC.0b013e31822d67aa.