Heidi J. Worabo, DNP, Awarded 2021 Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence

Heidi J. Worabo, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP
Heidi J. Worabo, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP

Heidi J. Worabo, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP, associate professor/clinical, received the 2021 Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence for efforts in academics during the COVID-19 pandemic. Her career as a nurse practitioner and educator is focused on improving health care access to culturally inclusive care for individuals on the margins of society. Aligning with the core nursing value of prioritizing human dignity for all, she has contributed to publications and projects aimed at developing and evaluating innovative, culturally targeted, community-based, and patient-centered models of care for refugees who have resettled in the U.S. As assistant director of the San Antonio Refugee Health Clinic, she leads teams of interprofessional faculty and students in providing primary care for refugees.


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In the 2021 issue of Tribute

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