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David Parrett TCU
Nurse Anesthesia

Embracing Resilience and Adaptation On and Off the Diamond

Posted on May. 09, 2024, by Miya Hillesland

From the baseball stadium to the operating room, David Parrett's story is a tale of resilience, change and adaptation. As he prepares himself to graduate as a certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) in 2025, Parrett reflects on the inspiring path full of passion and determination that has brought him to this pivotal moment.

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Harris College tenured and promoted faculty
Communication Sciences & Disorders / Social Work / Nursing / Nurse Anesthesia

Celebrating Academic Excellence

Posted on Apr. 18, 2024, by Liliana Green

It is with great pride and honor that we announce the tenure, promotion and emeritus milestones achieved by 11 our esteemed faculty members. Their dedication, intellect and scholarly achievements have illuminated our University and enriched the academic community at large.

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Nurse anesthesia students in the cadaver lab
Nurse Anesthesia

TCU's School of Nurse Anesthesia 7th in the Nation

Posted on Apr. 09, 2024, by Liliana Green

U.S. News & World Report ranked TCU’s School of Nurse Anesthesia No. 7 in the country in its Best Graduate Schools periodic peer assessment.

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first gen cap
Nursing / Communication Sciences & Disorders / Harris College / Social Work / Kinesiology / Diversity-Equity-Inclusion / Nurse Anesthesia

Celebrating Our First-Gen Students

Posted on Nov. 06, 2023, by Liliana Green

TCU has been supporting first-generation college students through its TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) since 1997. Some of Harris College’s First-Gen students share encouragement and advice to others navigating their First-Gen journey.

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Eduardo Salas, Ph.D., presents a lecture to a room full of students
Nursing / Social Work / Kinesiology / Nurse Anesthesia / Harris College / Communication Sciences & Disorders

Effective Teams Lead to Improved Health Care Outcomes

Posted on Oct. 19, 2023, by Liliana Green

During the 2023 Premier Green Honors Chair lecture, Eduardo Salas, Ph.D. expresses that effective teams require defined goals and purpose; role clarity, timely and efficient communication; and a supportive leader set the foundation for effective teamwork.

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Dru Riddle, Ph.D.
Harris College / Nurse Anesthesia

Professor Dru Riddle, Ph.D., Appointed to Texas Board of Nursing

Posted on Aug. 29, 2023, by Liliana Green

Dru Riddle, Ph.D., DNP, CRNA, FAAN, and assistant professor of professional practice at Harris College’s School of Nurse Anesthesia has been appointed to serve on the Texas Board of Nursing by Texas Governor Greg Abbott.

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Jackie Rowles
Harris College / Nurse Anesthesia

Nurse Anesthesia Faculty Joins United Nations Global Learning Project

Posted on Jan. 19, 2023, by Liliana Green

In October 2022, the International Council of Nurses (ICN) received an invitation from the United Nations to nominate candidates to serve on a new project: UN Global Surgery Learning Hub.

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Students in Harris College’s Nurse Anesthesia program train in a simulation lab.
Communication Sciences & Disorders / Nursing / Nurse Anesthesia / Harris College

Harris College Houses Programs for 4 of the Top 10 Best Healthcare Jobs

Posted on Jan. 04, 2023, by Liliana Green

Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences offers programs for 4 of the top 10 Best Healthcare Jobs rated by US News & World Report.

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Dru Riddle
Harris College / Nurse Anesthesia

Dr. Dru Riddle Leads On to Advance Racial Health Equity

Posted on Oct. 31, 2022, by Liliana Green

Associate Professor of Professional Practice in Nurse Anesthesia, Dr. Dru Riddle, will lead a prestigious collaboration of investigators and institutions to prioritize research topics to advance racial health equity.

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