Heather Cuevas

Heather Cuevas
PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FCNS Assistant Professor

NUR 5.143

Area:
Adult Health Advanced Practice Tenured/Tenure Track
Expertise:
Chronic Disease/Disability Clinical Nurse Specialist

Biography

Dr. Heather Cuevas is an Assistant Professor and teaches in the Clinical Nurse Specialist program at the University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing. She received her PhD and MSN at The University of Texas at Austin and BSN from Baylor University. Her research focuses on diabetes self-managment and cognitive function. She is active in the Texas Clinical Nurse Specialists organization where she serves on the Board of Directors as President.

Her clinical background as a Clinical Nurse Specialist encompasses diagnosis, treatment, and management of a variety of endocrine disorders in the outpatient setting. Currently, she practices in the Family Wellness Clinic at The University of Texas at Austin working with patients with diabetes.