Rebecca Meraz, PhD, MSN, RN

Assistant Professor

PhD Texas Woman's University
MSN Baylor University
BSN Baylor University

Contact Info
Office 333 North Washington Avenue, Ste. 302.10, Dallas, TX 75246
Phone: 972.576.9157

Dr. Meraz is an Assistant Professor at Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing. Dr. Meraz’s primary research interest focuses on self-management strategies in older adults with heart failure. Specific areas of research include:

  • Medication decision-making
  • Intentional medication nonadherence
  • Older adults with heart failure
  • Diuretic nonadherence and hospital readmissions
  • Diuretic nonadherence and biomarkers

Dr. Meraz, who has 20 years of teaching experience, joined the nursing faculty at LHSON in 2014. Dr. Meraz teaches Analysis and Synthesis of Complex Human Needs and Role of the Researcher. With over 15 years of clinical research experience, Dr. Meraz has a passion for teaching undergraduate students about the nurses’ role in clinical research.   

Certified Clinical Research Coordinator (CCRC) through the Association of Clinical Research Professionals
Certified Heart Failure Nurse (CHFN-K)

Journal Publications
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2018-2019       Rising Star Fellowship Program- Baylor University
2018                DFW Great 100 Nurses
2017                Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
2013                Rising Star in Research- Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing