Diane  Torkelson

Diane Torkelson, RN, PhD, CNL

Associate Professor, Emerita

Clinical Interests

Adult Psychiatry; Addiction Services


Diploma, Swedish Hospital School of Nursing (MN)
B.S.N., University of Texas at Arlington
M.S.N., University of Texas at Arlington
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Research Areas

Patient Rights of People with Serious and Persistent Mental Illness
Nursing Interventions that foster and maintain hope in people with serious and persistent mental illness

Courses Offered
  • Community and Mental Health Nursing
  • Health Care Management and Clinical Systems Management