Andrea Erwin

Assistant Professor

Educational Background

  • PhD, University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing, Arlington, Texas
    • Dissertation Defense: May 2013; Degree: August 2013
    • Dissertation: Sleep Experiences of Hospitalized Antepartum Patients
  • MSN, Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing, Dallas, Texas, August 2005
  • BSN, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, May 1998
  • BA, Biological Sciences, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois, May 1995

Teaching Responsibilities

  • NURS 20284 Fundamentals of Nursing & Health Assessment Practicum: Lab
  • NURS 30783 Adult Nursing I: Practicum
  • NURS 20163 Pharmacotherapeutics Lab
  • NURS 39184 Reflective Practice I Lab
  • NURS 30382 Maternity Nursing: Practicum
  • NURS 60043 Advanced Nursing Research and Theory
  • NDNP 81233 Decision Science & Informatics
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice Defense Committee member

Areas of Interest in Research or Professional Practice

  • Sleep disturbances during pregnancy
  • Nurse fatigue

Professional Affiliations

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing member
    • Beta Alpha Chapter Leadership Succession Chair – Fall 2014
  • American Nurses Association (ANA)/Texas Nurses Association (TNA)/TNA District 4 member
  • ANA’s Nurse Fatigue Professional Issues Panel – Advisory Committee member
  • Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) member
  • American Organization of Nurse Executives/Texas Organization of Nurse Executives/North Texas Organization of Nurse Executives member
  • Phi Kappa Phi member
  • Golden Key International Honour Society member
  • North Texas Team Regional Leadership Team member
    • Communication Task Force Lead
    • Membership Recruitment and Support Task Force member
    • Texas Team/Texas Healthcare Trustees Nurse on Boards Inaugural Class
    • North Texas Team Plano Summit – Speaker (May 2014)
  • Improvement Science Research Network (ISRN) member
  • Baylor Women’s Council member
  • Baylor Louise Herrington School of Nursing Going for the Gold Gala Task Force member
  • Tarrant County Public Health Nurse-Family Partnership Community Advisory Board member
  • Sleep Research Society member
  • Sleep Research Network member
  • Council on Undergraduate Research member
  • Texas Christian University Evidence-Based Practice Fellowship Graduation Poster Judge (Fall 2014)
  • University of Texas at Arlington – NURS 6308 Research Seminar – Guest Lecturer
  • University of Texas at Arlington PhD in Nursing Bond and Kyba Fellowship Endowment Awards Review Committee member (beginning Spring 2014)

Professional Service

  • National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) Fatigue/Sleep Methodologies Boot Camp attendee (July 2012)
  • The Joanna Briggs Institute Comprehensive Systematic Review Training Programme – Module 1 and Module 3 (April 2012)
  • The Joanna Briggs Institute Systematic Review Training Programme – Module 4 (August 2012)
  • Research Consultant at Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth via TCU Center for Evidence-Based Practice and Research – May 2014-present
  • “Maternity Care Practices Associated with Infant Feeding Following Hospital Discharge: A Multi-site Study” – Co-Investigator; unfunded – April 2013-present
  • Pati, D., Cason, C., Harvey, T. E., Evans, J., & Erwin, A. M. (2012). The biomechanics of patient room standardization. Health Environments Research & Design (HERD) Journal, 5(2), 29-45.
  • “Hospital-Based Approach to Improve Exclusive Breastfeeding Rates” – Poster by Andrea M. Erwin, MSN, RN; PhD Candidate; Kimberly Green, BSN, RNC-OB; Dani Cagle, BA, IBCLC
  • 2012 Summer Institutes on Evidence-Based Quality Improvement, San Antonio, TX
  • Texas Christian University (Nursing) Education, Technology, and Informatics Committee member
  • Texas Christian University (Nursing) Nursing Review Board member
  • Texas Christian University (Nursing) Graduate Faculty Committee member
  • Texas Christian University (Nursing) DNP Advisory Committee
  • Texas Christian University (Nursing) Tenure Track Faculty Group member

Honors and Awards

  • TNA District 4 Health Care Professional of the Year (2012)
  • Mary Lou Bond Fellowship recipient (2012)