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Covington named associate dean for UTHSC School of Nursing (01-31-01)

Barbara Covington, Ph.D., has been named associate dean for information technology and curriculum resources in the School of Nursing at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

“This is an exciting time for both nursing and health education in relation to information technology and curriculum resources,” said Dr. Covington. “With the changing times, our students are coming to us with new skills, knowledge and needs. The new and cutting-edge information technology and curriculum resources will help us to meet their needs and reach our goals. I see the Health Science Center and the School of Nursing as true centers of excellence in providing quality information related to health care.”

Dr. Covington has more than 26 years of experience in civilian and military health care, distance education, and health care informatics training, development and program design. Most recently she served as an instructor in the master of business administration and the master of health care administration programs at Webster University in Missouri.

Contact: Will Sansom