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Alma Chavez

Alma Chavez, MSN, APRN, FNP-CUTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Pediatrics - General
    Primary Care
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health Pediatric and Adult Primary Care, Texas City
  • Alma Chavez began her career as a licensed vocational nurse and worked with the indigent at Harris County Hospital District for 5 years. Striving to advance her skills, she received her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 1999. It was then that she continued to work with the indigent spending eleven years as a specialty trained RN, providing well child exams to children of all ages. Her passion for patient care then drove her to earn her Master's of Science in Nursing from UTMB, specializing in family practice.

    Alma is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and joined the family of caregivers at UTMB Health Pediatrics, Texas City in 2012.

  • Medical/Professional School:

    FNP, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston, TX, 2012


    Certifications:

    American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

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