UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Hughes, DNP, RNC-OB, CNS, Kimberly N.

School of Nursing
Office for Faculty Excellence
(210) 567-5049

Dr. Hughes is an Assistant Professor/Clinical and has worked at UT School of Nursing since Summer of 2015. As a perinatal clinical nurse specialist, Dr. Hughes is an expert in maternal care practices from conception through the early postpartum period. Dr. Hughes is certified in inpatient obstetric care. Dr. Hughes teaches in Care of the Childbearing Family Clinical (N3208) and is the course coordinator and primary instructor for Care of the Childbearing Family theory course (N3207). She also periodically teaches some OB content in the accelerated Family Nursing theory course (N3372) and the Family Nursing clinical course (N3373). Dr. Hughes is the primary instructor for the OB content within the Disease Management theory courses (N4502) and teaches in the corresponding clinical course (N4533). Dr. Hughes engages students in community health promotion activities such as breastfeeding education, infant safe sleep and shaken baby prevention thereby increasing knowledge within the community and fostering understanding about the importance of patient education for the nursing students.

9/2016 - Present Assistant Professor/Clinical University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, TX