Kandice J. Perez, DNP, RNC-OB

Clinical Instructor and Level 1 Coordinator

Education
BSN Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas
MS Nursing Education University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
DNP Executive Nursing Leadership, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada

Contact Info:
Email: Kandice_Frost@Baylor.edu
Office: 301.24
Phone: 972.576.9171

Work and Education
Dr. Perez is a Clinical Instructor and the Level I Coordinator at Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing.  Her teaching responsibilities include instructing students through lecture, lab, and clinical settings at the Undergraduate level.  Her professional nursing background is primarily in obstetric and women’s health nursing.  Her nursing expertise is informed by many years of professional experience working on the labor & delivery and mother/baby units at Parkland Hospital and Texas Health Presbyterian Allen.   

Committees
Dr. Perez serves on several committees at BULHSON including:  Faculty Affairs, Undergraduate Academic Policies Committee, Undergraduate Concept Map Subcommittee, Undergraduate Testing Policy Subcommittee.  On a local level, Dr. Perez serves on a Quality Improvement NTSV Cesarean Section Reduction Task Force at Texas Health Presbyterian Allen.  On a state level, Dr. Perez serves on the Nominating Committee with the Texas Nurses Association, District Four.  On a national level, Dr. Perez serves on the Membership Committee with the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN). 

Presentations
Perez, K., Owen, K. (November, 2018). Reducing the NTSV Cesarean Section Rate in Low Risk OB Patients. Poster presented at 2018 Texas Health Presbyterian Allen Evidence Based. Poster Fair.

Perez, K., George, C. (April, 2018). Educating Perinatal Nurses to Promote Bonding Techniques and Increase Support of NICU Parents. Poster presented at 2018 Western Institute of Nursing Conference, Spokane, WA

Awards
D Magazine 2019 Nursing Excellence Award Recipient

Community
Dr. Perez is very involved in giving back through professional societies and community activities.  She is a current member of the American Nurses Association, Texas Nurses Association, National League for Nursing, Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses, and was a member of Sigma Theta Tau, Zeta Kappa Chapter.  She is a current member of the Eta Gamma Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau at Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing.  Dr. Perez enjoys spending time with her husband and son and serving her local church and community.