SCHOOL OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES

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NURSING

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M. Elizabeth Teixeira, DRNP, AGPCNP, CRNP, CDE

Assistant Professor of Nursing

teixeira@lasalle.edu

215. 991. 2936

St. Benilde Tower 4419

Dr. Elizabeth (Betty) Teixeira is an Assistant Professor and Coordinator for the new Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner track. She has a diverse nursing background with experience in medical-surgical nursing, home care, administration, and education. Here clinical expertise is in the area of diabetes patient education and management in primary care. Dr. Teixeira’s dissertation entitled “The Effect of Mindfulness Meditation for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy in Adults Fifty and Older” was published in the peer-reviewed nursing journal Holistic Nursing Practice. She has also published and presented on several topics related to advanced practice and most recently is a contributing chapter author to a clinical text Painful Diabetic Polyneuropathy (in press).

Areas of Expertise

  • Primary care
  • Diabetes management
  • Obesity stigma

Education

  • DRNP, Drexel University (comprehensive/candidacy exam with distinction)
  • M.S., University of Massachusetts
  • BSN, Boston College (magna cum laude)

Certifications

  • ANCC – Adult-Gerontology Primary Care
  •  NBDE (National Board for Diabetes Educators) – Certified Diabetes Educator

Teaching

  • FNP and AGNP specialty courses