Dianne Rudolph is a Nurse Practitioner responsible for evaluating and treating patients in post-acute, long term care and assisted living facilities. She has over 25 years of experience in wound care and wound care education. She has had adjunct faculty positions at University of Texas Health Science Center and Our Lady of the Lake University. She has been involved in three wound care research studies; and was principle investigator in one. She has numerous publications, including several textbook chapters.
Dianne received her BSN from College of Our Lady of the Elms in Chicopee, Massachusetts in 1986 and her MSN from University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio School of Nursing in 1991. She completed the Enterostomal Therapy Nurse Education Program at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas and became certified as a Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse in 1996. She completed the Geriatric Nurse Practitioner Program at University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas and became certified as a Gerontological Nurse Practitioner in 2004. She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from University of Texas Health Science Center Houston School of Nursing in 2011.
Dianne has served as a member of the Advanced Practice Committee of the Wound Ostomy, and Continence Nurse Certification Board, and past chair of the San Antonio Area Enterostomal Therapy Nurses Board. She is the recipient of the UTHSC-SA Outstanding Faculty Award and the UTHSC-SA Excellence in Teaching Award for their Graduate Program.