Andrew Thomas Reyes

Associate 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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Andrew Thomas Reyes In The News

K.N.P.R. News
In the second part of a three-episode arc, learn how the pandemic impacted Asian-American healthcare workers.
K.U.N.V. F.M. The Source
In this June 2020 edition of "Medical Minute", UNLV School of Nursing professor Dr. Andrew Thomas Reyes discusses the prevalence of PTSD and why it's critical to spread more awareness. June is also PTSD Awareness Month.