Medical Law & Ethics; Medical Terminology; Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology; Pharmacology; and Medical Office Administrative Procedures
R.N., Jackson Memorial Hospital School of Nursing
M.Ed. Instructional Technology, American InterContinental University
B.S., The University of Houston at Clear Lake City
Awards & Recognitions:
- Army Commendation Medal for Service in Vietnam
- Outstanding Teacher Award, Collier County Schools
- Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers
Diane Perez has a long-standing career in the field of nursing and education. With more than 25 years of teaching experience and 46 years of nursing experience, she comes to the classroom with abundant knowledge and personal insight. A member of Hodges University’s faculty since 2013, her areas of expertise include nursing, health sciences and related subjects such as medical law, anatomy & physiology, pharmacology and more.
Her time spent in education spans from teaching in high schools and universities in Collier County, and her work in the field of nursing includes serving pediatrics to adults in the civilian and military sectors. Perez spent time as an Army Nurse Corp in both active duty and Reserve, and she is a Vietnam veteran.
As someone who has traveled extensively, she visited Japan and climbed to the top of Mt. Fuji, as well as dove the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. She also once lived and worked among the Navajo and Hopi Indians in Arizona.
Her hobbies include sailing, diving, fishing, swimming, camping and other outdoor activities. She also enjoys sewing and other handicrafts.