Haley DeLaGarza, DNP, CRNA
Dr. DeLaGarza is the interim assistant director of the Nurse Anesthesia Division at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston Cizik School of Nursing, where she holds an academic rank of assistant professor of clinical nursing. She practices clinically as a pediatric CRNA at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, providing clinical anesthesia to a diverse patient population and various surgical disciplines within both the general and cardiac anesthesia divisions.
A lifelong Texan, Dr. DeLaGarza attending The University of Texas at Austin, where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing. She worked in the insurance industry and provided adult education and product training curriculums on a national platform prior to obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at UTHealth. Dr. DeLaGarza subsequently practiced emergency and critical care nursing for several years before returning to UTHealth and earning a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree.
Dr. DeLaGarza is an active participant in the Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists (TxANA) with previous service on the public relations committee and current service on the education committee. She is most proud of her role as mother to three sons.