Andrew Thomas Reyes

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Expertise: Nursing, Mental Health, PTSD, Trauma


Andrew Thomas Reyes’ research focuses on the concept and construct of resilience among college student military veterans and Asian American women with a history of trauma and post-traumatic stress. He is currently exploring the effects of mindfulness on avoidant behaviors in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He's also investigating the cultural factors affecting resilience in trauma among ethnic minority women.

His practice specialty and expertise is in the area of psychiatric/mental health nursing. Prior to teaching at UNLV, Reyes was an instructor in psychiatric/mental health nursing at York University in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and a psychiatric/mental health nurse for more than 20 years in several psychiatric hospitals in Canada.


  • Ph.D., Nursing, Western University
  • M.S., Nursing, D'Youville College
  • B.S., Nursing, Remedios T. Romualdez Medical Foundation, Tacloban City, Philippines

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