Angeles Nava, Ph.D., RN

Assistant Professor

Nursing

Angeles Nava, Ph.D., RN

Contact

anava3@twu.edu
713-794-2762
6700 Fnnin St.
Houston, TX 77030

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Biography

Dr. Angeles Nava is an Assistant Professor at Texas Woman’s University Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing in Houston and is currently teaching in the Undergraduate program. She teaches and is course manager for the Community Health Competencies course. She also teaches and is the lead faculty for the Introduction to Research course. Dr. Nava developed the Hispanic Immersion Experience Elective class in which she is also cross-campus teaching.  Her research interest is in intimate partner violence with a focus on Hispanic/Latina immigrant women. She has participated in quantitative and qualitative research on intimate partner violence, economic solvency, and long term support groups for abused women. She obtained a Bachelor’s, Master’s and a Doctoral degree in Nursing from Texas Woman’s University.

Dr. Nava is serving as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Health Care Nursing Education Foundation. She is also involved with Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, Beta Beta Chapter-Houston, as a Junior Counselor. Dr. Nava is a member of the Center for Global Nursing and is co-leading the Service Learning Workgroup. She has served as support nursing faculty for the abroad study in Peru. Recently, she participated in the TIEC and The Stevens Initiative Virtual Exchange Program for Nursing in Egypt, Jordan, and Texas. Dr. Nava is bilingual in Spanish/English.

Education

Ph.D., Nursing, Texas Woman's University
M.S.N., Nursing, Texas Woman's University
B.S.N., Nursing, Texas Woman's University
A.D.N., Nursing, North Harris College

Expertise

Intimate Partner Violence (IPV); Immigrant Women; Hispanic/Latina Women

Latest Articles

Developing a theory of economic solvency for women who have experienced intimate partner violence
Violence Against Women: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal (2019)
Heidi Gilroy, Angeles Nava, Judith McFarlane

Characteristics of Abused Immigrant Women with Children Who Obtain Legal Immigrant Status: Implications for Front Line Intervention Strategies.
Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies (2018)
Angeles Nava, Heidi Gilroy, Nora Montalvo-Liendo, Judith McFarlane

Using a Model of Economic Solvency to Understand the Connection between Economic Factors and Intimate Partner Violence
Journal of International Women's Studies (2018)
H Gilroy, J McFarlane, N Fredland, S Cesario, A Nava

Men of Mexican Origin Who Abuse Women: A Qualitative Study
Journal of Transcultural Nursing (2018)
Nora Montalvo-Liendo, D W Matthews, H Gilroy, Angeles Nava, C. Gialanella

Empowerment in Latina immigrant women recovering from interpersonal violence: a concept analysis
Journal of Transcultural Nursing (2017)
R L Page, J Chilton, N Montalvo-Liendo, D Matthews, Angeles Nava

Predicting abused women with children who return to a shelter: Development and use of a rapid assessment triage tool.
Violence Against Women: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal (2016)
J McFarlane, J Pennings, F Liu, H Gilory, Angeles Nava

Perceived fertility control and pregnancy outcomes among abused women
Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nurses (2016)
F Liu, J McFarlane, J Maddoux, S Cesario, H Gilroy

Child brides, forced marriage, and partner violence in America: tip of an iceberg revealed.
Obstetrics and Gynecology (2016)
J PA McFarlane, Angeles Nava, H Gilroy, J Maddoux

Characteristics of Abused Women with Children Who are First Time Users Of a Shelter Compared to First Time Applicants for a Protection Order: Entry Data of A Seven-Year Prospective Analysis
Violence Against Women: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal (2015)
J Mcfarlane, J Maddoux, Angeles Nava, H Gilroy

Children who witness violence against their mothers and affects on their behavior: Baseline data analysis for a 7-year study
Pediatric Nursing (2015)
F Blair, J McFarlane, Angeles Nava, H Gilory, J Maddoux

Poverty, partner abuse, and women's mental health: new knowledge for better practice
Journal of Social Service Research (2015)
A Nava, Angeles Nava, J Maddoux, J McFarlane, L Symes

Connecting Partner violence to poor functioning for mothers and children: modeling intergenerational outcomes.
Journal of Family Violence (2015)
N Fredland, L Symes, H Gilory, R Paulson, Angeles Nava

The intersection of partner violence and adverse childhood experiences: implications for research and clinical practice.
Issues in Mental Health Nursing (2015)
N Montalvo-Liendo, N Fredland, J McFarlane, F Lui, A F Koci

Recent Presentations

Latinas' Experiences in Support Groups for IPV Survivors
American Academy of Nursing's 2019 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference (2019)
Poster | Robin Page, Nora Montalvo-Liendo, Angeles Nava, Jennifer Chilton

Acculturation and Mental Health Among Abused Immigrant Women Who Succeed in Obtaining Legal immigrant Status
5th Nursing Student International Colloquium (2019)
Podium | Angeles Nava, Judith McFarlane, Hiedi Gilroy, Nora Montalvo-LIendo

Aculturación y Salud Mental en Mujeres Inmigrantes Víctimas de Violencia de Pareja Que Han Obtenido Estatus Legal Migratorio en Estados Unidos.
18 Congreso de Investigaci├│n en Salud P├║blica (2019)
Podium | Angeles Nava, Judith McFarlane, Hiedi Gilroy, Nora Montalvo-LIendo

Acculturation and Mental Health Among Abused Immigrant Women Who Succeed in Obtaining Legal immigrant Status
Founder's Day 2018 -Sigma Theta Tau and Texas Woman's University (2018)
Podium | Angeles Nava, J McFarlane, J Maddoux, H Gilroy, N Montalvo-Liendo

Abused Immigrant Women Who Succeed in Obtaining Legal immigrant Status: Implications for Front Line Intervention Strategies
The Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International 21st NNVAWI Conference (2016)
Podium | Angeles Nava, J Mcfarlane, H Gilroy, N Montalvo-Liendo, W Zhou

Professional Affiliations

  • American Nurses Association
  • National Association of Hispanic Nurses
  • Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
  • Southern Nursing Research Society
  • Texas Nurses Association
  • The Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International