Heidi J. Worabo, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Heidi Worabo


  • Family Practice

Dr. Heidi J. Worabo is a board-certified family nurse practitioner and assistant professor at the UT Health San Antonio School of Nursing. She was born and raised in rural Illinois, after which, she attended Goshen College in Goshen, Indiana and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing in 2002. She went on to graduate with a Master’s of Science in Nursing with certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 2007. She joined the Institute for Family Medicine where she provided primary care to vulnerable, underserved populations in the city of St. Louis and graduated with her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. In 2012 with her doctoral project focused on healthcare for refugees. She and her family relocated to San Antonio, Texas, where she joined the faculty at the School of Nursing at UT Health San Antonio in 2013. In addition to teaching nurse practitioner students and serving as the Assistant Director of the San Antonio Refugee Health Clinic, she has provided primary care to employees and students at UT Health San Antonio since 2014. Dr. Worabo’s special interests include advocating for improved healthcare access for vulnerable populations and providing students with cross-cultural, interprofessional experiences to promote cultural understanding and compassionate care with a global perspective.


Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Missouri-St. Louis

Master of Science in Nursing, Goshen College

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Goshen College