UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Guarnero, RN, PhD, MSc, Peter Andrew

School of Nursing
Office of Faculty Affairs and Diversity
(210) 567-5923

I am an assistant professor in the Department of Family and Community Health Systems. I received my undergraduate degree in philosophy from St. Mary?s Seminary College, my BSN from Marcella Neihoff School of Nursing, Loyola University, Chicago, my master?s in nursing with specialization in psychiatric nursing from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and my PhD from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). I completed my postdoctoral training in vulnerable populations? research at the Center for Vulnerable Populations Research at the UCLA School of Nursing under the direction of Drs. Flaskerud, Anderson and Koniak-Griffin. I recently completed a master?s of science in biomedical sciences with a concentration in clinical research from the University Of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Prior to my appointment to the UTHSCSA School of Nursing, I was at the University Of New Mexico College Of Nursing where I taught in both the RN-BSN the traditional BSN and the PhD programs. I also have extensive
experience in qualitative methods and community based participatory research. My research interests focus on health promotion behaviors among gender and sexual minorities(LGBTQI). I am supervising a group of health professional (medical,nursing & physician assistant) students conducting a needs assessment survey exploring the healthcare needs of the LGBTQI communities in the San Antonio area.

9/2016 - Present Assistant Professor UT Health San Antonio, School of Nursing, San Antonio, TX
9/2011 - Present Assistant Professor/Graduate Faculty The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, San Antonio, TX