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Stacy A Drake

Stacy A Drake, PhD, MPH, RN, AFN-BC, D-ABMDI

Assistant Professor
Department of Research
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Stacy A. Drake, PhD, MPH, RN is an Assistant Professor at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Cizik School of Nursing. Dr. Drake received her PhD of nursing at Texas Woman’s University and her MSN with a concentration in forensic nursing from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, her MPH from UTHealth School of Public Health, and her BSN from Bowling Green State University in Ohio. Dr. Drake has years of experience within various clinical and administrative positions including prehospital emergency medical and fire service, trauma/burn/medical and surgical ICU, death investigation, forensic case management and risk management. Dr. Drake teaches on a variety of forensic, public health and research topics and is involved with a number of community based injury prevention initiatives. Dr. Drake has a joint faculty appointment with The Center for Translational Injury Research (CeTIR) at UTHealth School of Medicine. Her research serves the purpose of impacting populations thru the reduction in preventable causes of death. Finally, she remains involved in practice as a forensic nurse consultant at the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.

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