UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Sowan, Azizeh K.

School of Nursing
Office of Faculty Affairs and Diversity
(210) 567-5799
sowan@uthscsa.edu

I am a full-time assistant professor/Research Tenure Track, with a Graduate Faculty Status at the School of Nursing University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and serve as the Safety Coordinator and Informatics Consultant for the University Health System, a 705-bed Magnet facility in SA, TX (20% Effort). I am 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 safety and quality of care, with a central theme to optimize the design, usability and safety of IT systems? and generate and use practice-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.

9/2013 - Present Informatics consultant and safety coordinator University Health System, San Antonio, TX
3/2013 - Present Assistant Professor/Research Tenure Track and Assistant Professor University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Health Restoration & Care Systems Management, SA, TX