Monica N. Ramirez


Associate Professor

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

  • Educational Degrees

    • PhD - University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, Texas
    • MSN - University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas
    • BSN - University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas
  • Brief Academic and Teaching History

    2003 - Present: Full-time Faculty, University of the Incarnate Word.

  • Courses Taught


    • NURS 4182 Senior Seminar
    • NURS 4288 Nursing Internship
    • NURS 4532 Nursing Leadership/Management 
    • NURS 3510 Nursing of Adult I
    • NURS 2520 Nursing Technologies 
    • NURS 3322 Issues in Nursing
    • NURS 3630 Nursing of Children and Adult I (didatic and clinical)
    • NURS 2213 Basic Health Assessments (assisted in labs)
    • NURS 4332 Nursing Leadership/Management (SPS)
    • NURS 3341 Health Promotion & Disease Prevention


    • NURS 6321 Nursing Theory (co-instructor Monterrey, MX cohort) 
    • NURS 6311 Nursing Research I (co-instructor Monterrey, MX cohort)
    • NURS 6342 Nursing Research II (co-instructor Monterrey, MX cohort)
    • NURS 6361 Nursing Leadership and Health Policy (co-instructor Monterrey, MX cohort)
    • NURS 6358 Curriculum Building in Nursing (co-instructor Monterrey, MX cohort)
    • NURS 6331 Aggregate Health Nursing I
    • NURS 6452 Aggregate Health Nursing II (co-instructor Monterrey, MX cohort)
    • NURS 6371 Aggregate Health Nursing III (co-instructor Monterrey, MX cohort)
    • NURS 6368 Teaching in Schools of Nursing (co-instructor Monterrey, MX cohort)
    • NURS 63CS Capstone (co-instructor Monterrey, MX cohort)
  • Research Interests

    • Minority health focused on the management and care of chronic conditions in high-risk and marginalized populations
    • Interprofessional education
  • Professional Memberships

    • 2004 - Present: Sigma Theta Tau - Delpha Alpha-At-Large Chapter
    • 2002 - Present: American Nurses' Association (ANA)
    • 2002 - Present: Texas Nurses' Association (TNA)
  • Intellectual Contributions (Publications)


    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).
  • Certifications/Licenses

    RN in Texas
  • Additional Info

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