Eduardo Chávez, PhD, RN is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing. Dr. Chávez has been at the School of Nursing since 2019, teaching Child Health in the Alternate Entry Master of Science in Nursing program. His area of research examines leadership behaviors of frontline clinical nurses and how these behaviors influence patient safety and quality of care. Dr. Chávez has over 13 years of experience as a clinical nurse with a focus in pediatric emergency room care.

Dr. Chávez lives in Austin with his wife (also a nurse) and two young children. In his free time, he enjoys fly fishing, woodworking, and is an aspiring furniture maker.