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Shainy Varghese

Shainy Varghese, PhD, RN, CPNP

Associate Professor

  • PhD, University of Texas Medical Branch, 2009
  • MSN, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP), University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, 2003
  • BSN, Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, India, 1992


Phone: 832-842-8219

Office Hours: Wednesdays 2-5 p.m.

Research Interest: Telehealth, Vitamin D Deficiency and Depression in Children

Professional Accolades:
2014: Congressional recognition by Hon. Pete Olson for winning the GEM award
2014: GEM Award: Giving Excellence Meaning, Texas Region Winner in Home, Community, and Ambulatory Care.
2014: Excellence in Nursing in Advanced Practice, National Association of Indian Nurses of America
2012: Bronze Medalist: Excellence in Nursing Education, Good Samaritan Foundation, Houston, Texas


Journal Article
Varghese, S. B. (2010). Cultural, ethical, and spiritual implications of natural disasters from the survivors’ perspective. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America, 22 doi:10.1016/j.ccell.2010.09.005

Loretta, F., Varghese, S. B., Deickman, A., & Casteli, D. (2010). Telehealth and telenursing are live: APN policy and practice implications. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners 6(2). (CE 1.0)

Varghese, S. B., & Phillips C. A. (2010). A naturalistic inquiry on caring in Telehealth. Telemedicine and electronic health 15(10).

Varghese, S. B., & Tart, K. M. (2019). Advocating for Nursing, Nursing professionals for 25 years and Beyond. Indian Nurses Association of Greater Houston, 25th Anniversary Celebration Souvenir


Varghese, S. B., Joseph, B., & Tart, K. (2019). Collaborative Preceptor Model. Indian Nursing Council. Online

Varghese, S. B. (2018). History of Nurse Practitioner Role in the United States. Indian Nursing Council, Delhi, India

Varghese, S. B. (2010). Tele-touch, International Meeting of the American Telemedicine Association, San Antonio, Texas

Varghese, S. B. (2018). Leadership in Nursing. Indian American Nurses Association of North Texas, Dallas, Texas

Varghese, S. B. (2017). Video Game Addiction in Children. National Nurse Practitioner Symposium, Keystone, Colorado


Varghese, S. B., & McIntyre, T., Reeve. K., & Brooks, A. (2020), Nurse Managed Telehealth Clinic at Emergency Aid Coalition: PD-Humana: For Equipment and Supplies $75,165 as sponsorship.

Varghese, S. B., & Reeve, K. (2019). College of Nursing Nurse Managed Telehealth Clinic at Emergency Aid Coalition: Needs Assessment: PI - Provost 50 in 5 Initiatives Award $5,000.00

Varghese, S. B. (2019), Teaching, Instructional, or Program grants: PD – HRSA: Nurse Faculty Loan Program $71,458.00 (E01HP33144-01-00)

Varghese, S. B. (2014), Teaching, Instructional, or Program grants: PD – HRSA: Nurse Faculty Loan Program, $38,594.00 (E01HP27016-01-00)

Varghese, S. B. (2018). Vitamin D Deficiency and Depression in Children: Sigma Theta Tau Phi Chi Chapter $500.00

Varghese, S. B. (2012). Integrating Gaming into Pediatric Curriculum 2012-2013 $6,000.00