Margaret Galvez, DNP, MPH, APRN, FNP-C, PHNA-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor


PhD – Nursing Science, in progress – Texas Woman’s University
DNP – emphasis in Healthcare Systems Leadership – Frontier Nursing University
MBA – emphasis in Ethical Leadership – Marist College
MSN –FNP – Frontier Nursing University
MPH – emphasis in Global Health – Des Moines University 
BSN – Washburn University 


  • Family Nurse Practitioner board certified, AANPCB
  • Public Health Nurse Advanced, board certified, ANCC 


  • Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR)
  • Association of College & University Educators (ACUE)
  • Effective Teaching Practices
  • Inclusive Teaching for Equitable Learning- Micro-Credential

Contact Info:

Dr. Galvez is a Graduate Nursing Faculty. Prior to nursing, she was a Biologist for five years in animal pharmaceuticals. Dr. Galvez has been in higher academia for over 5 years. A Doctor of Nurse Practice and board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner, she provides inclusive, cross-cultural healthcare locally & globally to better health outcomes for all persons, no matter where one may live.

Dr. Galvez is actively engaged in various organizations at the local, state, and national level in advocacy and policy. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Kappa Phi, International Association of Latino Faculty, Texas Nurse Practitioners, Society of Urological Nursing Association, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, Texas DNP Association, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, American Public Health Association, Texas Nurses Association, Texas Public Health Association, Fort Worth Region Nurse Practitioners.

Research Interests
Dr. Galvez scholarship focuses on health disparities regarding unmet healthcare needs of Hispanic/Latino men; women’s health; caring for the caregiver; vaccine hesitancy.

Dr. Galvez is an active volunteer in her church, community, and animal causes. She is an advocate/ally Safe Zone certified educator and serves in organizations centered on health equity and inclusion.


  • International Nursing Conference at University Medical Center University of Pharmacy and Medicine, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 05/19 – 05/20/2023PhD student, Podium Presentation: “For Vietnamese HIV-positive pregnant women, does HIV status disclosure increase when seeking sexual and reproductive healthcare from healthcare workers who have had knowledge-based education on HIV stigma and discrimination versus those who did not?
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Nurse Leader Virtual Summit, 04/27/20222022-2023 Sigma Theta Tau Scholar, Nurse Educator Development Academy Project: “APRNs into Academia”
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Academy Workshop, 09/17/2023
    2022-2023 Sigma Theta Tau Scholar, Nurse Educator Development Academy Project: “E3: Empower. Embrace. Exemplify. APRN transition to Nurse Educator Faculty role”
  • Nurse Practitioners Associates Continuing Education (NPACE), 03/2021-present
    DNP Quality Improvement Project: “Improving Safety and Efficiency for Child Vaccinations in an Urban Pediatric Clinic”
  • Workforce Enhancement in Healthy Aging and Independent Living (We Hail)/Geriatric Practice Leadership Institute (GPLI), 06/09/2017
    Team Lead of inaugural team for 2017 cohort: Texas Health Resources Harris Methodist Fort Worth & Commissioner Roy Brooks Tarrant County Precinct 1 team Quality Improvement Project: “Fall Prevention: Enhancing Awareness”

Awards and Honors

  • 2022-2023: Faculty Nurse Scholar, Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Educator Development Academy  
  • 2018: Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School Leadership and Organizing for Change course (15- week one on one physician-mentored leadership course)  
  • 2016: DFW Great 100 Nurse, Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council 
  • 2016: 2015 Leadership of Excellence Award, Texas Health Fort Worth  
  • 2015: Nursing Excellence Nominee, Texas Health Fort Worth  
  • 2015: Mosaic Pin Award, Cultural Diversity in Nursing, Texas Health Resources 
  • 2009: Grateful Hearts Award, Texas Health Resources