Patricia Newcomb currently serves as an Assistant Professor-College of Nursing, Science Director-College of Nursing.




  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship Research, University of California, San Francisco, 2006-2008
  • NIH fellowship Molecular Genetics, National Institute for Nursing Research, 2006
  • Ph.D. Urban Affairs, University of Texas - Arlington, 2004
  • M.S.N. Child Health, University of Texas - Arlington, 1989
  • B.S.N. Nursing, Texas Christian University, 1983
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Office: 510 Pickard Hall
E-Mail: pnewcomb@uta.edu

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Recent Submissions

  • Pilot Trial of an Electronic Family Medical History in US Faith-Based Communities 

    Newcomb, Patricia; Canclini, Sharon; Cauble, Denise; Raudonis, Barbara; Golden, Paulette (SageCollege of Nursing and Health Innovation, The University of Texas at Arlington, 2014)
    In spite of the acknowledged importance of collecting family health information, methods of collecting, organizing, and storage of pedigree data are not uniformly utilized in practice, though several electronic tools have ...
  • Transmission of family health information within families 

    Newcomb, Patricia; Raudonis, Barbara; Snow, Diane; Cauble, Denise (Scientific Research Publishing, 2012-03)
    Background and Aims: A comprehensive family health history still offers the best data for calculating risk of most complex diseases, but lack of informant accuracy hinders its use. Young adults transitioning from the ...
  • Using improvisational theater to teach genetics concepts 

    Newcomb, Patricia; Riddlesperger, Kris (Lippincott, 2007-09)
    For 40 years, nursing leaders have called for more genetics content in the undergraduate nursing curriculum, but incorporating the essentials of the growing body of genetics knowledge into crowded nursing curricula remains ...
  • Spreadsheet and Relational Database Programs: Useful Tools for Perioperative Nurses 

    Newcomb, Patricia (Saunders Elsevier, 2012-06)
    Information management has become a critical skill for all nurse professionals, including perioperative registered nurses (RNs). In perioperative nursing, combinations of high-touch and high-tech patient needs require staff ...