Lynn Rew, PhD, RN, FAAN The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Lynn Rew is the Denton & Louise Cooley & Family Centennial Professor in Nursing at The University of Texas at Austin. Born and raised in rural Iowa, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Hawaii in Honolulu and earned both a Master of Science degree in Community Health Nursing and a Doctor of Education degree in Counselor Education from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. In 1996 she completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Adolescent Health at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine where Michael D. Resnick, Ph.D., served as her supervising mentor. At The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, Lynn serves as Graduate Advisor and is Director of the Southwest Partnership Center for Health Disparities Research. She is currently principal investigator on two R01 studies, funded by the National Institutes of Health, focusing on adolescent health-risk behaviors. She also serves as Editor of the Journal of Holistic Nursing. Lynn and her husband, dick (who prefers his name spelled with the lower case), have two grown children and have known each other since junior high school. Lynn and dick reside in Austin, Texas.