Renae Schumann, PhD, RN
Dean, School of Nursing and Allied Health
Associate Professor of Nursing
BS in Nursing, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing
MS in Nursing, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing
PhD in Nursing Science, Texas Woman's University
NURS 4454, Applied Nursing Research
Dr. Schumann's teaching focus is Med-Surg.
Peer Reviewed Publications
Schumann, R. R. (1997). The holistic care summary in documenting congregational nursing care. Journal of Christian Nursing, 14(2). 32-34.
Schumann, R. R. (2000). Collaboration for mission. Journal of Christian Nursing.
Schumann, R. R., & Hunter, A. (2000). You gotta know there's gonna be a better tomorrow: Giving spiritual care to ventilator patients. Journal of Christian Nursing.
Non-Peer Reviewed Publications
Schumann, R. R. & Mannon, J. D. (April 13, 2000). Weaving the effective congregational health ministry. Oates Online Journal.
Schumann, R.R. & VanDuivendyk, T. (2001). Connections, collisions, and complimentarity: The dynamic of health care chaplain, parish nurse, and parish clergy collaboration. Journal of Health Care Chaplaincy, 11(2). 61-67.
Green, A., Fowler, C., Sportsman, S., Light, K., Cottenoir, M., & Schumann, R. (2006). Innovation in nursing education: A statewide grant initiative. Policy, Politics, & Nursing Practice, 7(1), 45-53.
Allen, P., Schumann, R., & Selz, N. (2007) Reinventing Practice and Education Partnerships for Capacity Expansion, Journal of Nursing Education. 46(4), 170-5.
Schumann, R., & McNeill, J. (2008) Honors programs as a way to grow the discipline. International Journal of Human Caring, 12(2), 50-53.
Starck, P., Schumann, R., Watson, P., & Brooke, V. (2008). Achieving Compassionate Excellence: A Cooperative Accelerated BSN Program. International Journal of Human Caring, 12(2), 29-38.
Ownby, K., Schumann, R., Dune, L., & Kohne, D. (2012). “A Comparison of a Traditional Clinical Experience for Baccalaureate-Seeking nursing Students in their Second Semester”. Nursing Research & Practice,2012. Article ID276506.
Books & Chapters
Authors (Date), Chapter Title,(pp), Book editor (if needed), Book Title, City, State: Publisher.
Schumann, R. R. (2003). A spirit of commitment & creativity. In Smith, S. (ed). Parish Nursing: A handbook for the new millennium. Binghampton, NY: Haworth Press.
Parrot, T., Schumann, R., & Manning, C. (2008). Using preceptors in nursing education, In Caputi, L. (ed). Teaching Nursing: The Art and Science (2nd ed). College of DuPage Press.
Awards and Honors
District 9 Outstanding Nurse, Texas Nurses Association, 1998
Outstanding Volunteer, American Diabetes Association, 1999
Region 3 Dissertation Award, Sigma Theta Tau International, 2000
John P. McGovern Outstanding Teacher Award, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2002
Outstanding Academic Educator, Good Samaritan Foundation, 2006
John P. McGovern Outstanding Teacher Award, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2013
Distinguished Alumni, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing, 2013
Dr. Schumann is responsible for the administration of the School of Nursing and Allied Health in the following:
Development and maintenance of an environment conducive to the teaching/learning processes
Maintenance of the relationships with the Provost and President of HBU
Preparing and administering the budget for the School
Providing leadership within the faculty for the development and implementation of the curricula in nursing, kinesiology, athletic training, and other allied health programs
Facilitating faculty development, recruitment, performance review, promotion and retention; maintaining a relationship with regulatory agencies, including Texas Board of Nursing (TBON), The National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), and Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS)
Ensuring compliance with all School and University regulatory bodies
Supporting ongoing relationship with the community to establish affiliate agencies and ensures responsiveness to community needs
Provide for an adequate number of qualified faculty to teach in the educational programs in the School.
Dr. Schumann serves on the Health Services Steering Committee, Nursing Education and Practice Committee at St. Luke's Episcopal Hosptial, CCNE National Standards Committee for AACN Nurse Residency Programs, Texas Medical Center Nursing Executive Council, Board of Directors Healthcare & Nursing Education Foundation, and Health Services Resources Administration as a grant reviewer. Dr. Schumann is also a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society.