Journal of Clinical Nursing and Practice

Janice F. Hernandez

Janice F. Hernandez, DNP, RN, FNP-C
clinical assistant professor, Department of Nursing
University of Texas at Austin, United States


Dr. Hernandez is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing. She recently received her Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree and has been promoted to Division Chair of The Holistic Adult Health Division. She currently teaches in the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level at the UT school of nursing and is committed to educating culturally competent nursing leaders to serve the community.  She is also the Hispanic Nursing Student Association faculty sponsor focusing on community service and supporting students who want to pursue a degree in nursing. Prior to teaching at the UT School of Nursing, she worked as a Family Nurse Practitioner and launched “Ability Care Austin” a home-health agency that provides home health aides to individuals who require care at home. As a long time caregiver herself, Dr. Hernandez has dedicated her research to assisting informal caregivers maintain work/life balance.