Welcome to the Spring Newsletter! Our focus for this time of year is to create awareness on being prepared in an emergency and to ensure you and your family are READY. The newsletter will also cover UTMRC Disaster Preparedness Training, Tips for self-care, and Spotlight on Volunteers.
Many of our UTMRC members are very talented and gifted with hearts that give to others. They inspire and lead with skill and competence. Such is our feature for this quarterly: Christine McIver, RN, BSN. A member of UTMRC since 2017, she has augmented her work as a critical care nurse… read more
HAPPY NEW YEAR! Welcome to each and everyone of the UTMRC family!! We hope all are staying well and productive duringthese challenging times. Our newsletter for 2022 will be sent out to all active members on a quarterly basis. The purpose is twofold. One, to maintain connection with our volunteer… read more
As a volunteer with the UT Medical Reserve Corps, I began partnering with Shalonda Horton and Courtney Kaleta last July, and continued with Whitney Thurman this past October, in the delivery of vaccines to the unhoused population of Austin. This was accomplished through UT Austin’s Vaccine Administration Mobile Operations (VAMOS)… read more
Meet Stephanie Morgan, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, Director of Practice Innovation, Professor of Clinical Nursing and Director of our Wellness Centers. Amid the pandemic, Dr. Morgan (PHD ’13) has overseen a smooth transition to telemedicine and telehealth for wellness clinics, co-led UT Health Austin’s on campus vaccination clinics and served as… read more
Meet Li-Chen Lin, PhD, RN, CNRN, and a UT Austin School of Nursing Clinical Assistant Professor of Adult Health Nursing. Dr. Lin (MSN ’03, PHD ’09) has focused her research on nurse’s work environments, resilience, role transitions, as well as quality and safety in healthcare. Her current projects aim to… read more
On Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2020, Erika Tabke, a faculty member at The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, made history by administering the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Central Texas. The day before, UT Health Austin, the clinical practice of Dell Medical School at UT Austin,… read more