Respiratory Care

Faculty & Staff

Daneen Nastars

Daneen Nastars, DHSc, RRT, RRT-ACCS
Associate Professor of Instruction and Program Director

Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-1146

P: 409-747-1631

Teaching Areas of Interest

Pathophysiology and Patient Assessment, Intro to Specialty Clinic, Specialty Clinical Rotation I & II, Clinical Application of Mechanical Ventilation, Graphics Interpretation Lab, Adult Critical Care III, Clinical Internship & Specialty Rotation, MSHP Leadership and Human Resource Management, and MSHP Health Care Finance

Research Interests

Interprofessional activities and simulation. Daneen participates in many interprofessional activities each year using our students and simulation with the School of Medicine, School of Health Professions, nursing students and Neonatal Nurse Practitioners. She has also participated in abstracts associated with critical thinking and decision making, simulation and Ethnicity and health care.


Daneen Nastars, DHSc, RRT, RRT-ACCS is an Associate Professor of Instruction and Program Director in the Department of Respiratory Care in the School of Health Professions. She received a Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care from Texas State University and a Master of Science in Clinical Practice Management from Texas Tech University.

Prior to teaching at UTMB, Ms. Nastars primarily worked as a Respiratory Therapist for ten years and as a Donation Clinical Specialist for an Organ Procurement Organization.

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