Lisa M. Valenzuela, PhD

Academic Success Counselor

Lisa joined the School of Physical Therapy (SoPT) in March of 2020. She was born and raised in California, but has spent the majority of her adult life in places like Nevada, Alaska and finally, Europe. She graduated from the University of Alaska, Anchorage with a B.A. in English, Literature in 2000. She then went on to earn her M.A. (2003) and Ph.D. (2008) from the University of Essex in the United Kingdom. She has worked in higher education as both an adjunct faculty member and advisor since 2003. Before taking the Academic Success Counselor position, she served as the advisor for the UIW Nursing Program for nearly seven years. She is very excited to continue serving UIW students in the SoPT.

School of Physical Therapy
Saidoff Center, Room 1138
(210) 283-6944
lshaver@uiwtx.edu