M. Terese Verklan, RNC, CCNS, PhD, FAAN
Professor / Neonatal Clinical Nurse Specialist
Associate Editor, Nursing and Health Sciences Contributing Editor, Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing
Dr. Verklan's main research emphasis is on the development of the fetal and neonatal cardiopulmonary and autonomic nervous systems as evaluated by linear and non-linear methods of analysis. She works with the University of Houston Superconductivity Center and uses magnetocardiography to obtain heart rate signals from the fetus and EKGs to obtain physiologic variability from the neonate. Terese has taught in all programs (baccalaureate, masters and doctoral (both PhD and DNP) prior to coming to UTMB. Currently she is teaching in the PhD program, GNRS 6350 Clinical Nurse Investigations in Nursing Grant Proposal. Dr. Verklan still works at the bedside in a Level IIIC Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. She is an internationally recognized expert in the care of neonates and consults both nationally and internationally as a Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist on matters related to the care of the newborn. Dr. Verklan is a member of several editorial boards and is the Associate Editor for Nursing and Health Sciences and a Contributing Editor for the Journal of Perinatal and Neonatal Nursing. She also reviews for nursing and medical journals.
Neonatal, Maternal fetal-Medicine