Angela Silvestri-Elmore is an expert on obesity management, best practices in nursing education, and cultural competence within the health care industry. Her area of scholarship centers on preparing new graduates for their licensure exams. She has published research on health behaviors and cardiovascular disease risk in college students and young adults.
A member of the School of Nursing faculty since 2016, Silvestri-Elmore serves as director of the undergraduate nursing program and teaches courses for the pre-requisite and undergraduate nursing programs focused on topics including nutrition and human development, gerontological nursing, and nursing leadership. She is a Certified Nurse Educator who has extensive experience as a registered nurse and currently practices at the UNLV Student Recreation and Wellness Center as a board-certified family nurse practitioner.
Silvestri-Elmore is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and a three-time recipient of the Nevada Nurses Foundation's Shining Stars of Nursing in Nevada Award.
- Family Nurse Practitioner Certification, Advanced Practice, UNLV
- Ph.D., Nurse Education, UNLV
- MSN, Nursing Education, UNLV
- BAS, Sociology, Salve Regina University
- BSN, Nursing, Salve Regina University