Doctor of Nursing Practice
Laura Herrera graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1997. Her experience as a Registered Nurse was primarily in the Cardiovascular and Psychiatric Mental Health areas. She pursued higher education and obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing at the University of Texas at El Paso with a concentration in Adult Psychiatric Mental Health. From 2006-2009 she became Clinical Faculty in the Nursing Fast Track Program at the University of Texas at El Paso.
Laura has a Post Graduate Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. As an Advanced Practice Nurse she has worked in Internal and Family Medicine, Hospice, Nephrology, Asthma, Allergy and Immunology. In 2016, she was selected for the Paso del Norte Health Foundation Graduate Fellows Program award for Academic Excellence and Leadership.
On May 13, 2017, Laura received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from The University of Texas at El Paso. She was a sub investigator for Western Sky Medical Research from 2010-2011 and returned in 2013 on a part-time basis. In 2017, Laura began working full-time as a Sub-Investigator with Western Sky Medical Research. She feels very passionate about the uniqueness and ongoing knowledge and challenges in Asthma, Allergy and Immunology.