Erlinda Lopez-Rodriguez


Associate Professor
Human Performance Chair
Community Health Education Program Director

Office: Nursing Building #119
Phone: (210) 283-6474

  • DrPH, Capella University, Leadership and Advocacy
  • MBA, Capella University, Healthcare Administration
  • BS, University of the Incarnate Word, Nuclear Medicine Science

Dr. Erlinda Lopez-Rodriguez is the program director of the Community Health Education (CHED) program. She is responsible for developing and monitoring the program's curriculum in adherence to the school and university policies. Dr. Lopez-Rodriguez is an active scholar in the field and is working on case studies in health promotion within the community in collaboration with the City of San Antonio. Dr. Lopez-Rodriguez is also working on a textbook titled "Living the Good Life: A Path Through Wellness" with Cognella publishing.

  • CHED 2320 Introduction to Community Health
  • CHED 2330 Principles of Community Health Education
  • CHED 3320 Fundamentals of Health Policy
  • CHED 3330 Communicable and Chronic Disease
  • CHED 4108 Community Health Education Internship
  • CHED 4250 Senior Seminar
  • CHED 4330 Community Health Communication and Education Skills
  • NMED 3510 Co-instruct Nuclear Cardiology-Clinical component
  • NMED 4545 Co-instruct PET/CT-Clinical component
  • NMED 4604 Clinical I
  • NMED 4606 Clinical II
  • Advocacy
  • Behavior within Health Promotion
  • Organizational Leadership
  • National Institute of Wellness
  • 2007 - Current: Society of Nuclear Medicine

2011 - 2017: Certificate of Appreciation for Participation of Site Visits, JRCNMT.

  • Chou, S., Rodriguez, E. (2014). Displaying emotions while begin good citizen? A conceptual analysis of the moderating roles of commitment to the organization and commitment to the profession. International Journal of Work Organization and Emotion.
  • Rodriguez, E., Chou, S. (2014). Nurses as Good Citizens in Healthcare Organization: A Manifest Needs.
  • Satisfaction Perspective. International Journal of Behavioral and Healthcare Research.