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Cizik School of Nursing

Cizik School of Nursing

The need for nursing professionals in all corners of the health care system has never been greater than it is today—and it continues to grow.

At Cizik School of Nursing, we are training passionate, committed learners in the skills required to meet this need to care for our communities for generations to come.

From advanced degree programs including a highly ranked Doctor of Nursing Practice program to state-of-the-art innovations like our Simulation and Clinical Performance Laboratory, Many Faces. One Mission. is your opportunity to help meet the region’s—and the nation’s—urgent and growing demand for highly-skilled nursing professionals.

Funding Priorities

Diane Santa Maria, DrPH, RN

“Our students come from diverse backgrounds to study in one of the nation’s most diverse cities. We educate more nurses and provide more advanced education training than ever before, and our contributions to a broad range of nursing research continue to grow.

At Cizik School of Nursing, we do not rest on our past accomplishments. We continuously seek ways to enhance our students’ educational opportunities, improve health outcomes, and make new discoveries. Your support for Many Faces. One Mission. is an investment in transforming today’s students, nurses, and faculty into tomorrow’s leaders in nursing practice, education, and research.”

Diane Santa Maria, DrPH, RN


The Jane and Robert Cizik Distinguished Chair

Huffington Foundation Endowed Chair in Nursing Education Leadership

Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth