Representatives of Hospitals and Clinics Click on a card to learn more about the representative People Megan Riordan Clear Lake Campus Close Megan Riordan Email: email@example.comClear Lake CampusMegan Riordan is a certified trauma nurse serving as the Clinical Educator for the UTMB Clear Lake Campus Emergency Department. She came to UTMB Clear Lake in 2019 and helped to develop their Pediatric Emergency Department. She has many years of experience in varied roles in pediatrics, cardiovascular intensive care, trauma, and emergency services. Megan completed her BSN with honors at the University of Texas Medical Branch in 2013 and is currently pursuing her master’s in nursing education and leadership. She is active in committee work, enjoys taking on challenging LEAN projects, and loves participating in pediatric specialty events like the Teddy Bear Clinic. Her honors include the Good Samaritan Award, Daisy Award, and Texas Children’s Rookie of the Year award. Tracy McPhee Ambulatory Close Tracy McPhee Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgAmbulatoryI began my career here at UTMB in 1999 working with the Financial Counseling Demand Access Management Program (DAMP). After 10 years with the DAMP program, I joined the Centralized Outpatient Registration Department as a Senior COR Specialist. During this time, I came to realize how much I enjoyed training, and it quickly became my passion. I enjoy sharing my UTMB journey, knowledge, and experience with others. In 2009 I joined the Access Center as a Patient Service Specialist II where I was given the opportunity to pursue my passion for training. From the Access Center, I transitioned to a Quality Assurance Training Specialist III with the Ambulatory Training Department. I received my Epic certification in March of 2021 and in 2021 I was honored to take on the role of Ambulatory Clinics Training Manager. Hester (Elaine) Goodman Angleton Danbury Campus Close Hester (Elaine) Goodman Email: email@example.comAngleton Danbury CampusElaine began her journey in healthcare as a CNA in 2004, and quickly realized that caring for people was her passion. She graduated with her associate degree in nursing from Alvin Community College in 2011 and came to work at UTMB ADC in the AAU in 2015. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at UTA during the height of the pandemic, along with her CVRN-BC certification and NCIV status. She transitioned to Clinical Operations Administration in 2022, wherein she has garnered a unique bird’s eye view of how all units interrelate. This position places her strongly in the center of the action with the ability to facilitate patient flow, manage and mitigate conflict, and pursuing and perpetuating a positive culture here at ADC that is emphasized by empowered and confident nurses, creating positive patient outcomes that impacts our community.Elaine played an instrumental role in the development and growth of nursing professional governance councils for Angleton Danbury Campus and served as chair for Practice and Shared Leadership councils from 2015 to 2023. One of her proudest achievements via her involvement in the councils was during the COVID 19 pandemic wherein she spearheaded the development of group therapy sessions for all ADC staff members, both with a licensed professional as well as with chaplain services. Creating a healthy work culture is important to her; therefore, she considers it an honor to serve in the capacity of Employee Advisory Council as a representative for Angleton Danbury Campus. Jamie Oubre League City Campus Close Jamie Oubre Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgLeague City CampusJamie Oubre has been with UTMB since 2015, where she started as a Nurse Clinician II in the Galveston Emergency Department. Jamie has held roles as a Nurse Clinician II through IV, League City Campus Trauma Program Manager, and, most recently, Clinical Nurse Educator for the League City Campus Emergency Department. Jamie has continued her education from an associate degree in nursing from College of the Mainland to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Texas at Arlington. She has further validated her knowledge and expertise by becoming a Trauma Certified Registered Nurse from the Board Certification of Emergency Nursing. Jamie spearheaded the League City Campus’ pursuit and acquisition of Level III Trauma Designation in April 2022. She is a current active member in the Night Shift Professional Governance Council and is passionate about bridging the gap between leadership and frontline staff. Maria (Ivy) Minerva Galveston Campus Close Maria (Ivy) Minerva Email: email@example.comGalveston CampusMaria Ivy Minerva has been at UTMB since 2012. Ivy is a Nurse Clinician V at the UTMB Medical Intensive Care Unit/Cardiac Care Unit (MICU/CCU) and an Adjunct Clinical Faculty at the UTMB School of Nursing. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Central Philippine University in the Philippines and her Master of Science in Nursing (Nursing Education) from the UTMB School of Nursing. Ivy holds certifications in Critical-Care Registered Nurse (CCRN), Cardiac Medicine Certification (CMC), Wound Treatment Associate (WTA), and Chemotherapy Immunotherapy Provider. She is also the UTMB MICU/CCU Shared Leadership Council Co-chair, UTMB Research and Innovation Council Chair, and a Nursing Senate member. Ivy is also a MICU/CCU Charge Nurse, a Rapid Response Team (RRT) Nurse, and a Biocontainment Unit (BCU) member.As a healthcare professional, Ivy works hard to ensure her patients' safety and well-being. One area of expertise that she focuses on is preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs). Ivy volunteers for various initiatives to promote HAI prevention, including the MICU/CCU HAI Prevention Task Force and the WTA Program for Pressure Injury Prevention. The UTMB Healthcare Epidemiology Department adapted and modified her Evidence-Based Practice project, the 'MICU/CCU Catheterized Urine Collection Algorithm". The algorithm is integral to the UTMB Prevention of Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections (CAUTI) Policy (Policy 01.46).