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Janie Menchaca Wilson

Janie Menchaca Wilson, American nursing educator, researcher. Registered Nurse.


  • Wilson, Janie Menchaca was born on March 15, 1936 in Lytle, Texas, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Incarnate Word College, San Antonio, 1958. MSN, University Texas, San Antonio, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing, University Texas, Austin, 1978.


    • Operating room nurse Santa Rosa Hospital, San Antonio, 1958-1959. Instructor Brackenridge Hospital School Nursing, Austin, 1963-1966. Staff nurse Medical College Georgia, Augusta, 1967-1968.

      Instructor department nursing San Antonio College, 1968-1972, professor department nursing education, since 1976. Counselor Project GAIN Texas Nurses Association, Austin, 1973-1976. Research associate Center for Health Care Research and Evaluation, University Texas System, Austin, 1974-1975.

      Consultant Nurse Aide Competency Evaluation Program, San Antonio, since 1989. Member manuscript review panel Nursing Research, New York City, 1989-1991.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse.


    • Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Board directors Center for Health Policy Development, San Antonio, 1988-1992. Member National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice, since 1995. 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1960-1963.

    Member American Association of University Professors, American Nurses Association (council nurse researchers, council cultural diversity, fellow program for ethnic minorities 1975-1977), American Academy Nursing, National League Nursing, National Association Hispanic Nurses, Sigma Theta Tau.



    Music, reading, fishing, dance, sewing.


    • 1 child, Kathryn Lynn Kohlleppel.
    • child: Kathryn Lynn Kohlleppel Wilson
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    Born March 15, 1936