UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Olson, Christina C.

School of Nursing
Office of Faculty Affairs and Diversity
210 - 567-2666

Christina C. Olson
School of Nursing- Office # 2.216
Health Restoration and Care Systems Management
(210) 567-7703

Christina Olson joined the faculty at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in January of 2013, after teaching for sixteen years in an Associate Degree Nursing program. Prior clinical nursing experience span eighteen years and included the practice areas of Infectious Disease in advanced practice and Critical Care nursing, Emergency Room nursing and Medical Surgical nursing. Practice credentialing include the roles of: Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist and certification as a Critical Care RN.
Chriss educational background began with graduation from Chestnut Hill School of Nursing in Philadelphia, a Bachelors degree in Nursing from The College of Staten Island - CUNY system, in New York, and a Masters degree in Nursing from the University of Missouri Kansas City. Chris is currently a doctoral student at Texas Womans University working on a PhD in nursing with the interest focus areas of: Learner Presence in Online Graduate Nursing Education, Health Disparities in the Transgendered Community and Assessment of Cultural Awareness in Nursing Students.
At present Chris is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Restorations and Care Systems Management, teaching in both traditional and accelerated undergraduate tracks, in Health Assessment, Foundations, and Leadership and Management.

1/2013 - Present Clinical Assistant Professor The University of Texas at San Antonio Health Science Center, Health Restoration and Care Systems Management, San Antonio, TX
8/1996 - Present Tenured Associate Professor San Antonio College, Departmen of Nursing, San Antonio, TX