Luba Yammine, PhD, RN, FNP-C
Dr. Yammine practices as family nurse practitioner in a clinic that provides primary care to underserved residents of rural Texas. Her research interest focuses on the biological and behavioral pathways linking psychosocial factors (i.e., depression, post-traumatic stress disorder) to cardiovascular disease. She has received the Dean’s Research Award for a study that will explore the relationship between psychological trauma and cardiovascular health. To date, Yammine has published several articles in peer-reviewed nursing and medical journals, and she has received numerous awards and recognitions for academic achievements and clinical practice.
Yammine obtained her BSN degree from Texas Woman’s University. From UTHealth School of Nursing, she received her MSN in 2009, followed by her doctoral degree in 2013 as the Memorial Hermann Hospital System Scholar in the Accelerated PhD Program that started in fall 2010.