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Teresa Maharaj, RN, MS
Assistant Clinical Professor, Baccalaureate Coordinator - Houston Center

Teresa Maharaj joined the Center for Global Nursing Scholarship (CGNS) in fall, 2013.  Mrs. Maharaj is the Baccalaureate Coordinator and teaches community health in the undergraduate program at TWU. Prior to accepting a fulltime nursing faculty position at TWU in 2009, Mrs. Maharaj was employed as a director of a home health agency in Houston TX.  Mrs. Maharaj also owned and operated an Adult Day Care in North Houston from 1987-2000 specializing in the care of people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia’s. She is currently a PhD student at the University of Texas at Tyler and is interested in the aging population in both the United States and globally.

Just recently, she participated in a cultural immersion course in Shanghai, China that focused on Chinese history, values, culture and the delivery of healthcare through Western Medicine and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Research and professional interests include undergraduate nursing education from a global perspective, the use of simulation in nursing education, gerontology and palliative care.

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