Tania Celia, Ph.D., RN, CNE, NP-C

Assistant Professor


Tania Celia, Ph.D., RN, CNE, NP-C


HOU 6130


Ph.D., Nursing, Texas Woman's University
M.S.N., Family Nurse Practitioner, Widener University, Chester, PA
B.S., Nursing, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ


Autism; Parents of Autistic Children; Amputee Experience; Women Veterans; Autism Spectrum Disorders; Nursing Research; Patient Safety; Family Nursing

Latest Articles

CMS Coding Update 2021
NPACE (Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education) Newsletter (2021)
Jennifer Hayes, Tania Celia

Battle weary/battle ready: A phenomenological study of parents' lived experiences caring for children with autism and their safety concerns
Journal of Advanced Nursing (2019)
Tania Celia

Body image perceptions of women veterans with military sexual trauma
Issues in Mental Health Nursing (2018)
Wyona Freysteinson, Susan Mellott, Tania Celia, J Du, M Goff

A Study of the Amputee Experience of Viewing Self in the Mirror
Rehabilitation Nursing (2016)
Wyona Freysteinson, Lisa Thomas, Amy Sebastian-Deutsch, Denika Douglas, D Melton

Concurrent medical conditions in autism spectrum disorders
Pediatric Nursing (2016)
Tania Celia, Wyona Freysteinson, R Frye

The amputee experience of viewing self in a mirror.
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (2015)
W Freysteinson, D Douglas, L Thomas, A Sebastian-Deutsch, K Reeves

Recent Presentations

The Amputee Experience of Viewing Self in a Mirror
ACRM 92nd Annual Conference (2015)
Poster | W. Douglas, P Bowye

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Nurses Association
  • National League for Nursing
  • National Organization for Nurse Practitioner Faculty
  • Sigma Theta Tau- Beta Beta Chapter
  • Southern Nurse Research Society
  • Texas Nurse Practitioners
  • Texas Nurses Association

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding PhD Student, Texas Woman's University (2019)
  • Research Grant, TNA District 9 Foundation (2018)