Lorena Paul


Assistant Professor

Office: Nursing Building #230
E-mail: ldpaul@uiwtx.edu
Phone: (210) 508-2923

  • DNP, Community Nursing Leadership, University of Massachusetts - 05/2018
  • MSN, Nursing Education, Walden University - 12/2011
  • MEd, Adult Education, University of Southern Mississippi - 02/1991
  • BSN, Nursing, Arizona State University - 05/1983
  • Assistant Professor University of the Incarnate Word (August 2018 - Present)
  • Adjunct Instructor University of the Incarnate Word (January 2012 - July 2018)
  • NURS 4462 Community Health Nursing
  • NURS 4441 Nursing the Childbearing Family
  • NURS 2350 Introduction to Professional Nursing Leadership
  • NURS 3341 Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Advanced Care Planning
  • Disaster Management
  • Social Health Advocacy
  • Telehealth Nursing
  • American Academy of Ambulatory Nursing
  • American Association of College of Nursing
  • American Nurses Association
  • Association of Community Health Nursing Educators
  • International Nurses Association
  • National League for Nursing
  • Nurse Service Organization
  • Texas Nurse Association
  • Texas Public Health Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau International
  • 2022: Bishop Claude Marie Dubuis Response to the Call Award, University of the Incarnate Word
  • 2022: AACN Annual Conference Blue Ribbon Team Award for Innovation in Nursing Practice: "OB High-Risk RN at a Federally Qualified Health Center: An Essential Team Member in Value-Based Primary Care.
  • 2021: Bishop Claude Marie Dubuis, Team "Response to the Call "UIW award for outstanding inter-professional leadership during COVID outreach vaccination clinics."
  • 2018: University of the Incarnate Word Quality Enhancement Project to Improve Undergraduate Writing
  • 2016: Outstanding Community Partner of Ward Elementary School 2016 - food bag pack program and 2nd grade reading buddy.
  • 2013: Outstanding Educational Material Project - TX Public Health Association Annual Education Conference
  • 2012: San Antonio Medical Reserve Corps Member of the Year 2012 and 2013 Community Emergency Response Team of the Year - Alamo Area Citizen Corps
  • Paul, L. (2018). Critical Choices Conversation Pilot Project. Retrieved from https://scholarworks.umass.edu/nursing_dnp_capstone/138/
  • Tilton, K., & Paul, L. (2020). Improving Advance Care Planning Readiness Among Nursing Students. Journal of Nursing Education, 59(8). 579 https://doi.org/10.3928/01484834-202000723-13
  • Hook, L., & Paul, L. (2023). Commentary: Improving Primary Care Through an Innovative Academic-Practice Partnership Including Baccalaureate Nursing Student-Based Telehealth Competencies. Family & Community Health, 46(2), 151-154.
  • Registered Nurse: State of Texas
  • Certification: Ambulatory Care Nurse - American Nurses Credentialing Center 
  • 2019 and 2022 ARISE inter-professional service learning missions in collaboration with the University of the Incarnate Word Ettling Center and School of Optometry.