Linda   Eanes

Assistant Professor  

Office: EHABE 2.174
Phone: (956) 665-3742
Email: linda.eanes@utrgv.edu

Dr. Linda Eanes

  • Areas of Expertise

    • Health Promotion: Specifically, advancing knowledge in the area of modifiable health determinants directed towards reducing obesity rates and obesity-related conditions in at-risk populations
    • Nursing Education
  • Education

    • Post Masters Certificate, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, The University of Texas - Arlington, 1998
    • EdD, Administration and Supervision, The University of Houston, 1996
    • MSN, Nursing Advanced Practice, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, 1990
  • Currently Teaching

    NURS 3403 A - Client Assessment:
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    NURS 3403 C - Client Assessment:
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    NURS 3403 I - Client Assessment:
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Selected Publications


  • Linda Eanes. Wolters Kluwer Press Release: Too Much Sitting: A Newly Recognized Health Risk. Wolters Kluwer, September 2018.

  • Linda Eanes. "CE: Too Much Sitting: A Newly Recognized Health Risk," American Journal of Nursing/Wolters Kluwer 118, no. 9 (September 2018): 2-10.

  • Lilia Fuentes, Linda Eanes, Beatriz Bautista, Doreen Garza, and David Salazar. "Bridging the Gaps: Evaluating the Teaching Effectiveness of Graduate Nursing Students in Helping Children in Underserved Schools Learn About Healthy Eating," Journal of Nursing Science 3, no. 6 (December 2017): 50-56.

  • Linda Eanes. "Obesity: A Persistent Global Health Problem," Wilmington, DE: International Archives of Nursing and Health Care 1, no. 014 (November 2015): 3.

  • Linda Eanes. "CE: The Potential Effects of Sleep Loss on a Nurse's Health," Hagerstown, MD: American Journal of Nursing/Wolters Kluwer 115, no. 4 (April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 2015): 9.

  • Linda Eanes, Lilia Fuentes, Carolina Huerta, Beatriz Bautista, and Peter Kranz. "Perceptions of Nurse Practitioner Students on the Delivery of Culturally Congruent Care to Vulnerable Mexican Immigrants," Malden, MA: Journal of Nursing Scholarship/Wiley Periodicals, Inc. : 20.

  • Linda Eanes, Lilia Fuentes, Beatriz Bautista, David Salazar, and Doreen Garza. "Bridging the Gaps Through Nurse-led Nutrition Education to Underserved Children," Los Angelos: Hispanic Health Care International/Sage Publishing .

  • Linda Eanes, Lilia Fuentes, Beatriz Bautista, David Salazar, and Doreen Garza. "A Cooperative Health Initiative to Improve Healthy Eating among Underserved Children in Rural South Texas," .

  • Linda Eanes, Lilia Fuentes, Beatriz Bautista, David Salazar, Doreen Garza, Chinwendu Chineke, and Rebecca Hernandez. "Evaluating the Effectiveness of Graduate Nursing-Led CHECK Nutrition on 4th Grade Student Learning Across 3 Underserved Communities in South Texas: Study II," Edinburg: .



Selected Presentations


  • Linda Eanes. "Too Much Sitting: A Newly Recognized Health Risk," Behind the Article: Podcast Interview, American Journal of Nursing, (August 2018)

  • Linda Eanes. "Helping Predominately Hispanic Children from Underserved Schools Learn About Healthy Eating," NANDA International Conference, Boston College at Chestnut Hill, Boston, Massachusettes (June 2018)

  • Linda Eanes, Lilia Fuentes, Chinwendu Chineke, and Rebecca Hernandez. "Helping Predominately Hispanic Children from Underserved Schools Learn About Healthy Eating," Breaking the Silence: Nurse and Veteran Suicide: Evidence-Based Prevention Practice Update, Sigma Theta Tau International Nurses Honor Society, Pi Omicron, Edinburg, Texas (April 2018)

  • Linda Eanes, Lilia Fuentes, and Beatriz Bautista. "Improving Healthy Eating among Underserved Children in Rural South Texas," Breaking the Silence: Nurse and Veteran Suicide: Evidence-Based Prevention Practice Update, Sigma Theta Tau International Nurses Honor Society, Pi Omicron, Edinburg, Texas (April 2018)

  • Linda Eanes, Lilia Fuentes, Beatriz Bautista, and Chineke Chinwendu. "Evaluating the Effectiveness of Graduate Nurse-Led CHECK Nutrition Education on 4th Grade Students Across 3 Underserved Communities in South Texa: Study IIs," National Association of Hispanic and Latino Studies, NAAAS, Dallas Texas (February 2018)

  • Lilia Fuentes, Linda Eanes, Beatriz Bautista, Doreen Garza, and David Salazar. "A Cooperative Health Initiative to Improve Healthy Eating among Underserved Children in Rural South Texas: A Pilot Study," NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HISPANIC AND LATINO STUDIES, UTRGV, South Padre Island, Texas (October 2017)

  • Lilia Fuentes, Linda Eanes, and Beatriz Bautista. "Improving Healthy Eating among Underserved Children in Rural South Texas," Sigma Theta Tau International: Pi Omicron Chapter RESEARCH DAY, STTI: Pi Omicron Chapter, Edinburg, TX (April 2017)

  • Linda Eanes and Xiaohui Wang. "Evaluating Entry-Level Student Learning Approaches, Study Habits and Academic Achievement," University Research Day Conference, Sigma Theta Tau International Nurses Honor Society, Pi Omicron, Edinburg, Texas (April 2017)

  • Linda Eanes. "The Importance of Parental Engagement in Combating Childhood Obesity," Pediatric Nutrition 2016, New Orleans Louisiana (August 2016)

  • Linda Eanes. "Schoolyard Bullies in the Workplace: Horizontal Violence in Nursing," Sigma Research Day Conference, Sigma Theta Tau International Nurses Honor Society, Pi Omicron, Edinburg, Texas (May 2015)

Current Courses

NURS 3403 A - Client Assessment:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
NURS 3403 C - Client Assessment:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
NURS 3403 I - Client Assessment:
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Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses