Linda Hook


Assistant Professor

Office: Nursing Building #227
Phone: (210) 283-6352

  • Educational Degrees

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing - University of Texas at Austin - 1974
    • Master of Science in Health Professions - Texas State University - 1988
    • Master of Science in Nursing - University of the Incarnate Word - 2007
    • Doctor in Public Health - University of Texas at Houston School of Public Health - 2017
  • Brief Academic and Teaching History

    Over 40 years of active practice as a Registered Nurse in both nursing leadership and education. Over the last ten have devoted my talents and expertise in educating future professional nurses both at the undergraduate and graduate level.

  • Research Interests

    My research interests are centered in population health, health disparities, and health equity, especially in the young family population.
  • Recent Intellectual Contributions


    1. Dissertation: Understanding what really matters between families and their healthcare providers caring for a young child with asthma. May, 2017.
    2. Collaborative Student Poster Presentation: Shots for Hope: A Service-Learning Academic Model for Community-Based Immunization Services. July, 2017
  • Professional Memberships

    • American Nurses Association
    • American Public Health Association
  • Awards and Accomplishments

    • Sigma Theta Tau, Ruth Stewart Imagemaker
    • Individual Recognition for Children's Health Care, Caring for Uninsured Week
    • Texas Nurses Association, District 8, Nurse of the Year
    • UIW Sister Charles Marie Frank Leadership Award