Lidia G. Compeán Ortiz, PhD, MSN
Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas, School of Nursing
Lidia G. Compeán Ortiz, PhD, MSN, Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas, School of Nursing, Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Lidia is a Research Professor at the Autonomous University of Tamaulipas, School of Nursing in Tampico, Mexico. She received her doctoral degree in Nursing Sciences focused in Chronicity and her Master’s Degree in Nursing Sciences focused on Community Health from the Autonomous University of Nuevo León in Monterrey, Mexico. Lidia is a professor in the Master’s and Bachelor’s Programs at the Autonomous University of Tamaulipas where she teaches Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Community Nursing, Research Methodology and Program Design. Her research and publications are related to self-care behaviors to prevent and manage chronic diseases such as diabetes and obesity. Dr. Compeán recognizes the need for collaborative and multidisciplinary work in order to address risk factors for NCDs that involve lifestyle interventions and public policy.
Project Title: Improving selfcare behaviors and glycemic control in people with type 2 diabetes: A pilot test