Juliana Estrada, BSN, RN, currently attends the University of Texas Health Science Center Cizik School of Nursing in Houston, Texas, where she is a second-year student in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse
Practitioner Masters program. Juliana anticipates graduating in December 2019. She is a UTHSC - SON PARTNERS scholarship recipient. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Texas Woman’s University in December of 2015.
Since 2008, Juliana's nursing experience has included employment in women's health, hospice care, and home health. Juliana's psychiatric nursing career began in 2012 in the inpatient setting, where she provided care for hospitalized children and adolescents. Between 2015 and 2017, she worked as a mobile crisis nurse and conducted home visits in order to evaluate her patients’ medical and psychiatric stability. Currently, she works part-time at a local psychiatric emergency hospital and conducts psychiatric research with a team at her university. Juliana plans to implement her advanced practice role by focusing her attention on reducing mental health disparities for underserved populations. She aims to specialize in child advocacy and assisting LGBTQI youth with mental health management.
She is a member of the American Nurses Association, American Psychiatric Nurses Association, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Texas Nurses Association, and Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurses of Houston.