Susana P. Juarez-Leal, Ph.D., RN, is a board-certified. pediatric nurse practitioner and pediatric mental health specialist. She offers admission, physical, and neurological assessments. She also offers outpatient services at Clarity Child Guidance Center. Dr. Leal is a Clinical Assistant professor at the UT Health San Antonio™ School of Nursing.
A native San Antonian, Dr. Leal obtained her BSN from the University of the Incarnate Word, MSN from University Colorado, Ph.D. from Texas Woman’s University and PNP post-masters certificate from the University of Texas Health Science Center Galveston.
She has extensive experience in academia having taught at UT Austin, Texas Tech, UIW, and UT Health San Antonio™ Division of Neonatology. She also has extensive experience in pediatric primary care and pediatric psychiatry. She is a retired Navy Captain and traveled to Peru and Ecuador for medical missions. She is the first nurse practitioner to be hired by Clarity Children’s Guidance Center. She is a member of the American Nurses Association and the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.