Directory Profile

Joyzelle M Santos

Joyzelle M Santos, MSN, CRNA

Assistant Professor of Nursing - Clinical
Nurse Anesthesia
(713) 500-2177

View Curriculum Vitae

Joyzelle Santos, MSN, CRNA obtained her Diploma of Nursing from Los Angeles County/USC School of Nursing in 1990. After practicing in the neonatal intensive care unit at Kapiolani Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, she decided to pursue her BSN and transfer into adult nursing and begin practicing in the intensive care unit at Queen’s Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii. After 11 years in Hawaii, she relocated to Houston, TX and began a new specialty in the post operative care unit at Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center. After being surrounded by anesthesia residents, she returned to school to study Nurse Anesthesia at the University of Texas Health Science Center. She graduated in 2008 with a Master’s degree in Nursing. Upon graduation, she began her career as a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist at the University of Texas/MD Anderson Cancer Center. She continues to contribute to the profession of Nurse Anesthesia with poster presentations at international and national meetings across the US.