UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Sowan, PhD, RN, Azizeh K.

School of Nursing
Office for Faculty Excellence
(210) 567-5799

I am a tenured Associate Professor with a Graduate Faculty Status at the School of Nursing University of Texas Health at San Antonio (UT Health SA) and serve as the Safety Coordinator and Informatics and Research Consultant for the University Hospital System, a 705-bed Magnet facility in SA, TX (20% Effort). As an expert in health informatics, evidence-based practice, and online education, my research aims to transform healthcare environments through systemic, evidence-based, research and QI projects to improve the safety and quality of care, with a central theme to optimize the design, usability and safety of IT systems and generate and use clinical-based data to track trends. I am the director of the Informatics Course at the School of Nursing and teach other courses in Leadership and Research at the graduate programs.

9/2017 - Present Associate Professor/Tenure Track University of Texas Health at San Antonio, School of Nursing, San Antonio, TX
9/2013 - Present Informatics Consultant and Safety Coordinator University Health System, San Antonio, TX