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Angela Silvestri-Elmore, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE

Assistant Professor, BSN Program Director
Department(s): Nursing
Office: BHS 428
Mail Code: 3018
Phone: 702-895-1229
Email: angela.silvestri-elmore@unlv.edu

Biography

Assistant Professor and BSN Program Director Angela Silvestri-Elmore joined the School of Nursing during Summer 2016 and teaches in Nutrition and Human Development Across the Lifespan, Foundations of Care in Nursing, Gerontological Nursing, and Complex Care in Nursing within the pre-requisite and undergraduate nursing programs. She also serves on graduate DNP project and Ph.D. dissertation committees.

Her research program focuses on cultural competence in health care, obesity management in primary care, and best practices in nursing education.

Dr. Silvestri-Elmore earned a bachelor’s in Nursing and in Sociology from Salve Regina University in Newport, RI, and her Master’s—with a focus in nursing education—and Ph.D. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She also has a post-Master's graduate certificate in Advanced Practice and is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner.

Dr. Silvestri-Elmore received awards for academic excellence during her undergraduate and graduate degree programs and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing. She is a certified Nurse Educator. Her area of scholarship centers on preparing new-graduates for their licensure examinations, for which she provides published textbooks that contain online question banks and study flashcards.