Monica N. Ramirez


Associate Professor

Office: Nursing Building #124
Phone: (210) 829-3974

  • Educational Degrees

    • PhD University of Texas at Tyler - 2011
    • MSN University of the Incarnate Word - 2003
    • BSN University of the Incarnate Word - 2001
    • ADN San Antonio College - 1999
  • Brief Academic and Teaching History

    (2003 - Present) Full-time Faculty, University of the Incarnate Word.
  • Courses Taught

    • Nursing Internship
    • Nursing Leadership/Management
    • Health Promotion (Clinical)
  • Research Interests

    • Minority health focused on the management and care of chronic conditions in high-risk and marginalized populations
    • Interprofessional Education
  • Recent Intellectual Contributions


    1. Dominguez, D., Sanchez-Diaz, P.C., Fike, D.S., Ramirez, M.N., Walk, M.E., Gotllieb,H. and Parker, R.A. (2016) Conflict handling preferences of health professional students before and after participation in an Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice (IPECP) initiative. Health and Interprofessional Practice 3(1):eP1093. Available at:
    2. Sanchez-Diaz, P. C., Parker, R. A., Ramirez, M. N., Narayanan, S., and Dominguez, D. G. (in press, 2014). Shaping student attitudes towards healthcare teams through a hybrid and an online interprofessional education course: Results from a Pilot Study. Optometric Education.
    3. Cauthon, K. A., Nguyen, C. N., Ramirez, M. N., Ybarra, L. M., and Parker, R. A. (2014). Snapshot of the Impact of Interprofessional Collaboration in Practice in Diabetes Care. AADE in Practice.
    4. Vardaman, S. A., Johnson, K. S., Spurlock, A. Y., Ramirez, M. N., and Simon-Campbell, E. (2013). High Fidelity Simulation: Experiential versus Observational Learning. International Journal of Academic Research and Reflection, 2 (1).
  • Professional Memberships

    • American Nurses' Association (ANA), 2002-Present Texas Nurses' Association (TNA), 2002-  Present
    • Sigma Theta Tau – Delpha Alpha-At-Large Chapter, 2004 - Present
  • More Info

    • Clinical Focus
      • Hospice
      • Medical/Surgical (Special and General)