UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Benavides, MSN, RN, Heidi L.

School of Nursing
Office of Faculty Affairs and Diversity

Heidi joined UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing August, 2014. She has previous Air Force military service from 1993-1999. She received her A.D.N. in 2006 from Trident Technical College and her M.S.N in 2008 from the Medical University of South Carolina. Heidi is originally from New Hampshire, but after being active duty and then military spouse for 22 years, her and her family have grown roots here in San Antonio, Texas.

Heidi`s nursing background includes medical-surgical, solid organ transplant, long-term care/skilled nursing, ortho/neuro, & rehabilitation.

Heidi is passionate about mentoring students into future professional nurse.

Previous teaching experience includes Health Assessment, Foundations of Nursing, Professional Socialization, Leadership & Management and Medical-Surgical Nursing. She has formally been a faculty advisor for the Nursing Student Association. She is the membership committee chair for the Texas Nurses Association District 8.

9/2016 - Present Clinical Assistant Professor UT Health San Antonio, San Antonio, TX