Faculty Profile for Dr. Regina Jillapalli
Biography and EducationI earned my Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) from the College of Nursing, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India. I graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing, Lubbock, Texas, and post-master’s degree in Family Nurse Practitioner from West Texas A & M University, Canyon, Texas. I earned my doctorate degree in 2019 from The University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing. I have more than 20 years of teaching and nursing experience, which includes: adult medical-surgical, critical care, and pediatric nursing. I have earned numerous Excellence in Teaching Awards from the College of Health Professions and from the graduating seniors.
Teaching InterestsAdult Medical-Surgical Nursing.
Critical Care Nursing.
Research InterestsClinical judgment and clinical competence among prelicensure nursing students.
Health promotion behaviors.
Social determinants of health in minority populations.
Selected Scholarly/Creative Work
- Jillapalli, R. (n.d.). Impact of Cultural Beliefs on Cervical Cancer Prevention Behaviors among Asian Indian Women in the United States.
- Jillapalli, R. (2021). An Ethnographic Study Exploring the Cultural Beliefs Influencing Cervical Cancer Screening Behaviors among Asian Indian Women in the United States. Oncology Nursing Forum, 48(2). https://doi.org/https://doi.org.10.1188/21.ONS.E1
- Kim, S. C. (2020). [Review of Impacts of peer tutoring on academic performance of first-year baccalaureate nursing students: A quasi-experimental study, by R. Jillapalli & S. L. Boyd]. Nurse Education Today. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nedt.2020.104658
- Bloom, R. D., & Jillapalli, R. (2020). Incorporating Oncology Simulation in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Oncology Nursing Forum, 47(2), E55. https://doi.org/10.1188/20.ONF.E55
- Jillapalli, R. (2021). [Review of Cervical Cancer Screening Behaviors among Asian Indians in the US: A Systematic Review, by Radhakrishnan]. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, Online First. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10903-021-01237-0
- Award / Honor Recipient: 2021 Faculty Exellence in Didactic Teaching, Graduating Students, School of Nursing. May 2021
- Award / Honor Recipient: 2021 The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Faculty, Graduating Seniors, School of Nursing. May 2021
- Award / Honor Recipient: 2020 Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching, President, Texas State University. August 21, 2020
- Award / Honor Recipient: 2020 Faculty Excellence in Didactic Teaching, Graduating Students, School of Nursing. May 2020
- Award / Honor Recipient: 2018 Outstanding Faculty in Teaching, Graduating students, School of Nursing. May 2018
- Jillapalli, Regina (Principal), Johnson, Alisha H (Co-Principal). Nursing Innovation Grant Program: Supporting Clinical Learning Experiences to Mitigate Impediments due to COVID-19, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, State, $120000. (Submitted: September 2020, Funded: November 2020 - November 2022). Grant.
- Jillapalli, Regina (Co-Principal), Erbin-Rosemann, Marla (Principal). Nursing Innovation Grant Project: Building Lab and Simulation Capacity, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, State, $129480. (Submitted: October 1, 2014). Grant.
Selected Service Activities
Testing Committee, Texas State University School of Nursing
CHP Grievance Committee
Faculty Assembly, Texas State University School of Nursing
Curriculum Committee, Texas State University, School of Nursing