Norma Gutierrez


Program Director Nuclear Medicine Science/Technology

Office: Nursing Building #116 
Phone: (210) 829-3991

  • Educational Degrees

    • MBA in Healthcare Management - Our Lady of the Lake University, San Antonio, TX
    • BS in Nuclear Medicine Science, Summa Cum Laude - Incarnate Word College, San Antonio, TX
  • Brief Academic and Teaching History

    Graduating from the last class of the Incarnate Word College before becoming the University of the Incarnate Word, Ms. Gutierrez has been in the field of nuclear medicine technology for over 20 years. Prior to a career in higher education, Ms. Gutierrez served as a nuclear medicine technologist at Christus Santa Rosa Hospital and Northeast Methodist Hospital. She currently serves as the Program Director of the Nuclear Medicine Science program located within the School of Nursing and Health Professions.

  • Courses Taught

    • NMED 4310 Introduction to Nuclear Medicine
    • NMED 4510 Nuclear Cardiology
    • NMED 3305 Applications of Radionuclides
    • NMED 3210 Health Assessment and Communication for the NMED Technologist
    • NMED 4361 Registry Review
    • NMED 4604 and 4606 Clinical Practicum I and II
    • NMED 4510 Nuclear Cardiology Clinical Practicum
    • NMED 4545 Principles of PET and PET/CT Clinical Practicum
  • Professional Memberships

    • Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
    • SW Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
    • San Antonio Society of Nuclear Medicine Technologists
    • Board of Directors for CentroMed
  • Awards and Accomplishments

    Ms. Gutierrez has been a site evaluator for the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology for over nine years as well as a site evaluator for the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools for over six years promoting educational excellence. Ms. Gutierrez has been named to the "Who's Who Among American Teachers" twice.

  • Certifications

    • National Certification in Nuclear Medicine Technology by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist
    • Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist (MRT) License by the Texas Department of State Health Services
    • Healthcare Provider CPR