Directory Profile

Cathy L Rozmus

Cathy L Rozmus, PhD, RN

PARTNERS Endowed Professorship in Nursing
Vice Dean
Family Health

View Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Rozmus is the endowed PARTNERS Professor and Vice Dean for Academic Affairs at UTHealth School of Nursing. She also is Assistant Vice President for Institutional Assessment and Enhancement in the UTHealth Office of Academic and Research Affairs. In addition, she is a faculty associate in the McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics at the UTHealth Medical School. 

Rozmus previously was the chair of Graduate Studies at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. At Georgia Southwestern State University, she served as dean of the School of Nursing and as vice president for Academic Affairs and dean of the faculty. While at Georgia Southwestern, she was project director for projects funded by the Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) of the U.S. Department of Education and by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Rozmus’ research interests include health behavior decision making and health professions education. In addition to educational research, her most recent clinical research is a collaborative study on the use of community theater in the prevention and treatment of Type 2 Diabetes in Fiji. The project is funded by the International Diabetes Federation. She also has current funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration.

Her BSN is from West Virginia University. Her MSN in Parent-Child Nursing is from Vanderbilt University,where she was the Dean's Scholar. She received her PhD from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Maternal-Child Nursing and Education Administration.

Related News Items

Researchers collaborating to improve low vaccination rates in Houston schools (Apr 2017)

Rozmus successfully applies for HRSA training grant for MSN students (Jul 2014)

Benedict, Rozmus and Dean Starck contribute to new book on human subjects research (Jul 2014)

Rozmus and Jones publish evaluation of Pacesetter BSN model (Apr 2014)

Rozmus selected for 2013 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award (Jul 2013)

Rozmus Co-Investigator of Project Reported in “Diabetes Voice” (Mar 2013)

Rozmus Named AVP for Institutional Assessment & Enhancement (Mar 2013)

Rozmus Named First Holder of New PARTNERS Professorship (Sep 2011)