Beatriz G. Bautista
Assistant Professor of Nursing
Department of Nursing
College of Health Sciences and Human Services
Office Phone: (956) 665-3497
Cell Phone: (956) 566-0618
Home Phone: (956) 380-2154

Fluency in language(s) other than English

  • Spanish


  • Family Practice Health Care Provider
  • Pediatric Health
  • Women's Health
  • Osteoporosis (National Certification in Clinical Densitometry)
  • Diabetes (National Certification as a Diabetes Educator)

Curriculum Vitae site:

  • CV (PDF)


Dr. Bautista earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from The Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2008 and is currently an Assistant Professor at the Nursing Department at The University of Texas-Pan American. She is also the Director of the Family Nurse Practictioner Program and President of the Valley Advanced Practice Nurse Association (VAPNA). She is specialized in osteoporosis and diabetes and has national certifications in both. Her current research mainly focuses on pediatric obesity. Dr. Bautista received numerous awards and was named the nurse practitioner of the year by The Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce in January 2013.


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