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About the Houston Center

The Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing at Texas Woman’s University Institute of Health Sciences-Houston Center is located in the renowned Texas Medical Center, the world's largest concentration of healthcare academic and research institutions.  The Houston center offers the programs enhanced by clinical and advanced technologies in simulation and online learning.


As the fourth largest city in the United States and the largest city in Texas, Houston also offers our students a wealth of social, cultural, and entertainment activities.  In 2008, Houston was ranked first by Forbes magazine as Best Cities for College Graduates.  We are glad that you are considering pursuit of your higher education goals with us. Our faculty and staff look forward to ensuring that you achieve your dreams. 


View the Houston Center faculty directory.

Houston Center Programs


Director of Graduate Nursing: Dr. Brenda Binder, (713) 794-2100
PhD/DNP Coordinator: Dr. Sandra Cesario, (713) 794-2110
APRN Coordinator: Dr. Michael Mistric (713) 794-2196
ACE Coordinator: Dr. Susan Mellott (713) 794-2148)
BS Nursing Coordinator: Barb Baudler (713) 794-2889 and Rochelle Schultz (713) 794-2124
RN to BS/MS Coordinator: Dr. Jo-Ann Stankus, (940) 898-2434

APRN Clinical Faculty Needed for GNE Demonstration Project

View more information about the GNE Demonstration Project.

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Scholarships for Houston Nursing students are offered annually. More about “HOUSTON NURSING SCHOLARSHIPS”...

Houston Center Building

TWU Houston Center
Nelda C. Stark College of Nursing

6700 Fannin
Houston, Texas
(713) 794-2100

Map, Directions, & Parking

Houston Course Rotation (pdf)