Nora Montalvo-Liendo's Portrait

Nora Montalvo-Liendo

Assistant Professor

College of Nursing


Nora Montalvo-Liendo works on developing, testing, and evaluating interventions to empower survivors of abuse, and addressing the health-related social needs and future well-being of low-income children who have a history of adverse childhood experiences.

Her past research has focused on abused women US-born compared to non-US-born abused women, and on testing the efficacy of programs for abused Hispanic women and their children.

She is an assistant professor at the Texas A&M College of Nursing in McAllen and a Faculty Fellow at the Center for Health Systems and Design.

Montalvo-Liendo received her Bachelor of Science in nursing and Master of Science in public health nursing from the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, and Doctor of Philosophy in nursing from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing.

Her awards and recognitions include the following: Good Samaritan Foundation-Excellence in Nursing Awards, Bronze Medal, 2019;The Association of Former Students and Texas A&M University Distinguished Achievement, College-Level Teaching Award, 2018; Faculty Fellow of the Center for Health Systems Change, 2017-2020; Fellow American Academy of Nursing - Washington, DC, Inductee, 2013; Inaugural Scholar, and The Academy of Violence and Abuse Scholars Program, 2012.