Associate Professor of Nursing, Academic Institute
Director, Center for Nursing Research, Education and Practice
Dr. Hamlin earned her PhD from UTHealth School of Nursing in 2010. The adult critically ill patient population has been the focus of Dr. Hamlin’s advanced practice, research, and publications. She has serviced in the critical care areas at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist Hospital (HMH) as an advanced practice nurse and HMH as a nurse scholar. Dr. Hamlin has received over $236,000 in grant funding to conduct her research. She has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and served as co-editor for the journal Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America on a special issue titled Monitoring Tissue Perfusion and Oxygenation. Dr. Hamlin serves on the Adult- Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Content Expert Panel for the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She has served on Houston Methodist Research Institute’s Institutional Review Board for over 10 years.
Dr. Hamlin’s research program focuses on hemodynamics in the critically ill patient population. Current research efforts are aimed at understanding the role of hemorheology in the microcirculation of critically ill patients.