Margaret Galvez, DNP, MPH, APRN, FNP-C, PHNA-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor
DNP and MSN, Frontier Nursing University, Versailles, KY
MPH, Des Moines University
BSN, Washburn University
Family Nurse Practitioner board certified, AANPCB
Public Health Nurse Advanced, board certified, ANCC
Work and Education
Dr. Galvez is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing. She teaches in undergraduate to doctoral programs. Dr. Galvez was a biologist for five years in animal pharmaceuticals before transitioning into nursing as a second career. Upon completion of the BSN, Dr. Galvez moved to Texas in 2006. Her nursing background includes Intensive Care, Community Health Management, ER and Global Health. Dr. Galvez strives to ensure health equity is a reality for all persons and serves locally and globally on initiatives to aid others, no matter where they may live. Prior to joining the full-time Baylor faculty, Dr. Galvez worked in academia at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, and as a Nurse Practitioner in Urology.
Dr. Galvez is a current member of the Des Moines University Alumni MPH Advisory Board. She is active in policy and advocacy and is a 2022 Texas Nurse Practitioner Legislative Ambassador to Representative Todd Hunter, District 32, to help advocate for patients and Nurse Practitioners in Texas.
Dr. Galvez 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 and Texas Public Health Association.
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”, offering 0.5 NP CEU: https://www.npace.org/e-posters/
Workforce Enhancement in Healthy Aging and Independent Living (We Hail)/Geriatric Practice Leadership Institute (GPLI) (2017, June 9): Team Lead of the inaugural team for Texas Health Resources Harris Methodist Fort Worth & Commissioner Roy Brooks Tarrant County Precinct 1 team Quality Improvement Project: “Fall Prevention: Enhancing Awareness”.
Her primary research interests include reducing health disparities in Latino males, health equity, caring for the caregiver, and vaccine hesitancy.
Dr. Galvez is a Safe Zone certified educator. She remains an active volunteer in various local, global and faith community interests centered on equity and inclusion.
Awards and Honors
2022 Faculty Nurse Scholar, 2022 Sigma Theta Tau Nurse Educator Development Academy
2018 Fall 2018 Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) Open School Leadership and Organizing for Change course (15-week online)
2016 DFW Great 100 Nurse, Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council
2016 2015 Leadership of Excellence Award, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
2015 Nursing Excellence Nominee, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
2015 Mosaic Pin Award for Cultural Diversity in Nursing, Texas Health Resources
2009 Grateful Hearts Award, Texas Health Resources