Professor & Dean Emeriti
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Ransom Canyon, TX
Alexia Green, RN, Ph.D., FAAN, Professor and Dean Emeriti at Texas Tech University Health Sciences (TTUHSC), School of Nursing. Her career has focused on teaching and practice in the areas of administration, quality/safety and public policy. As a graduate of the RWJ Executive Nurse Fellows Program (Class of 2001), she was immersed in "innovation". This immersion resulted in the Creation of the Center for Innovation in Nursing Education, intended to produce innovative "evidenced-based" nursing education for the 21st Century.
Professional activities include serving as current fellow in the American Academy of Nursing. Alexia currently serves as a co-leader for the Texas Team Advancing Health through Nursing, which is an Action Coalition focused on the Initiative on the Future of Nursing. Coalition building is one of her strengths, having served as founding member of the Texas Nursing Education Policy Coalition, the Texas Nursing Legislative Agenda Policy Coalition, and the Texas Patient Safety Alliance. Alexia has a long history of political activism and advocacy in the health care arena, and has testified many times before state and regulatory entities regarding nursing and health care policy issues. In addition, she has also held an elected political position in Texas, as the first woman ever to be elected to her local school board in the 56-year history of the school district. Awards include recognition as a Distinguished Lecturer by Sigma Theta Tau International, Great 100 Nursing Alumni of Texas Woman's University and Teacher of the Year from the Texas Nursing Students Association. Alexia is a native Texan, currently residing in Lubbock.