Stephanie Woods, Ph.D., M.S.N., has been named the new dean of the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing (GGHSON), effective July 1.
“I am very excited to join the leadership team and faculty of TTUHSC El Paso, build on the excellent foundation in place, and advance a strategic plan that will rank the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing highly among state and national nursing programs,” Woods said.
Woods joins Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) after nine years as associate dean for the Houston J. and Florence A. Doswell College of Nursing at Texas Woman’s University, Dallas Center. She has served on the faculties of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) and the University of the Incarnate Word.
According to a news release from Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, “She is an accomplished leader who has held executive roles in health care and higher education in San Antonio and Dallas.”
Woods holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas Woman’s University, a master’s degree from UTHSCSA, and a doctoral degree from the University of Texas at Austin. She has more than 35 years of experience in nursing and brings a passion for developing clinical leaders who advance practice, set policy, occupy board seats, and educate the nursing workforce.
She has served on the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas Board, the Board of Managers for the Parkland Health and Hospital System and the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation Board.