Daniel Lovasz


Assistant Professor

Office: Nursing Building #115
E-mail: lovasz@uiwtx.edu
Phone: (210) 832-5694

  • Doctorate in Health Administration (DHA/PhD), University of Phoenix, Arizona, May 2014.
  • Certified Nurse Educator (Post MS), Florida State University, Tallahassee Florida, May 2005.
  • Master of Science in Nursing Informatics (MSN), Maryland University, Baltimore, Maryland, December 2004.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing BSN, Maryland University, Shady Grove, Maryland, May 2002.
  • Associate of Science in Nursing, RN Montgomery College, Rockville, Maryland, May 2001.
  • Licensed Practical Nurse Academy of Health and Sciences, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, September 1998.
  • Bachelor of Science in Alimentary Chemistry Lyceum Industrial Alimentary, CJ, Cluj, June 1986.
  • Experienced nursing faculty with over 14 years of teaching across various formats including classroom, online, and clinical settings, providing effective teaching and advising to both graduate and undergraduate students. Possess board certification as a psychiatric mental health nurse (PMH-BC) and certified nurse educator (CNE) by NLN. Extensive expertise in teaching subjects such as Psychiatric Mental Health, Leadership, Evidence-Based Practice, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Critical Care, Case Management, Health Promotion, and Nursing Informatics. Additional roles encompass Level Lead, Course Coordinator, active participation in University/School Committees, Research Coordinator, assistant research investigator, data analyst (SPSS), and involvement in clinical and trauma care research. Expert level user of educational platforms such as Canvas, Blackboard, ATI, Evolve, ExamSoft, ChiTester, and legacy clinical information and decision support systems.
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
  • Medical Surgical Nursing
  • Evidence Based Practice
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Leadership in Professional Organizations
  • Health Promotion/Community Health
  • Simulation with Standardized Patients
  • IVR/MR Simulation
  • Nursing Students' Perceptions of Educational Environment/Factors Influencing Retention
  • Nursing Students' Success
  • Trauma Research
  • Childhood Onset Schizophrenia (COS)
  • American Nurses Association (ANA)
  • Honor Society of Nursing
  • National League for Nursing (NLN)
  • U.S. Army Reserves
  • Received Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse (PMH-BC) by ANCC
  • Received Certified Nursing Educator (CNE) by NLN
  • Received Certified FLIGHT Mentor (UIW-FLIGHT)
  • Received Certified Investigator Research with Human Subjects by CITI
  • UIW SON promoted from Clinical Instructor, Visiting Professor, Adjunct, and Assistant Professor
  • Charleston Southern University - Associate Professor
  • Galen College of Nursing - Associated Professor
  • Golf Coast Community College - Associated Professor
  • Progressive Promotions in US Army from Private (E1) to M
2023 Nurse Perspective on Navigating the Complex Landscape of Child Onset Schizophrenia: A Case Report.
  • 2021 Journal of Comprehensive Nursing Research and Care Opioids: Harmful Consequences with Opioid use in a University Setting NIC. 
  • 2014 Doctoral Dissertation – “Socio-demographic-related variations in satisfaction with the nursing program: A descriptive study."
  • 2008 The Journal of Trauma Nursing Implementation of a combat casualty trauma registry NIC. 
Presentation (Keynote Speaker)
  • 2019 TNSA Conventions FEB/OCT PTSD in Nurses and Veterans NIC Presented
  • 2018 2018 Baccalaureate Education Conference The Use of Standardized Patients in PMHN Simulation, a DML Approach NIC.
Working Paper
  • 2022 Journal of Clinical Nursing Assessing the Mental Health Needs in the Community, a Qualitative Approach to Clients' Perspectives NIC. In progress case study.
  • BLS
  • CNE
  • PMH-BC
  • RN - Texas
  • Dr. Lovasz is an officer in the Army Reserves with a rank of major and a head nurse with his reserve unit.
  • CSU - Involved in curriculum development and the establishment of a new graduate program in Leadership and Health Care Administration.
  • WGU - SME part of a team task with developing an MSN Nursing Informatics Program
  • UIW BSN- Transitioned NURS 4431 to a concept based curriculum course.
  • UIW ABSN - SME Developed and Implemented the Online CBC NURS 4431 course
  • SNA advisor since 2017, participated in TSNA and NSNA conferences.
  • IV team - attended UIW Football home games and provide hydration and first aid.