Dr. Julie Zuniga is an associate professor. Her research interest includes self-management of stigmatized illnesses in conjunction with co-morbid conditions, with a focus on HIV and diabetes. Dr. Zuniga received her doctorate in nursing at The University of Texas at Austin and completed her post-doctoral fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.
- Post Doctoral Fellow, Emory Univeristy, Atlanta, Georgia.
- PhD, Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
- MSN, Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas
- BA, History, Austin College, Sherman, Texas
Certification and Licensure
- RN, Texas (active)
- RN, Georgia (inactive)
- Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (To be inducted October 2019)
- Ed and Molly Smith Centennial Fellow of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing
- Young Researcher Award, American Public Health Association–Public Health Nursing Section, 2017
- Early Science Investigator Award, Southern Nursing Research Society, 2017
- Cyber Mentor Protégé Award, American Psychological Association, 2014
- Doris Bloch Research Award, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2012
- Zuniga, J. (PI) “Investigating Self-Management of the Dual Diagnosis of HIV and Diabetes”. National Institute of Health, National Institute of Nursing Research (R15NR017579)