Dr. Thena Parrott
Dr. Parrott is a long-time nurse educator, who has taught baccalaureate, vocational, and associate degree nursing programs, as well as in staff education. She was educated at Baylor University (1972), Texas Woman’s University (1989), and Texas A&M University (1993). Primarily a critical-care nurse in her clinical background, Dr. Parrott also worked in a variety of other clinical settings in hospital and home health. She has presented and published on a variety of topics through the years, and is active in her community on a variety of boards and other organizations. Her areas of research interest have been in cardiovascular nursing, near-death experiences, teaching strategies, nursing history, and substance abuse in nursing.
“I love teaching and I love my students! It’s a joy to see them in the community in practice—being what they’ve dreamed about for years.”