I earned my Bachelor’s degree as a Registered Nurse and my Master’s degree as a Family Practice Nurse from the College of New Rochelle. I then earned my Ph.D. in Public Health and Community Education and my Doctor of Nursing degrees from Walden University.
I am licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) and an Advance Practice Nurse Practitioner (APRN). I am also a PAC Certified Independent Consultant PAC Certified Independent Consultant and PAC Certified Independent Trainer under Teepa Snow’s Positive Approach to Dementia Care. I am also a Certified DACE Coach and a Certified Virtual Dementia Tour Instructor.
I am a Visiting Professor at Chamberlain University and serve on the Adjunct Faculty at Capella University. I received the Stephen Shank Recognition Award that acknowledges the significant contribution made to learner success at Capella University.
And I have four published professional papers on patient care.
I am a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society, United Advanced Practice Registered Nurse of Georgia (UAPRN), and The National Public Health Association.
She also volunteers with the Alzheimers Association local chapter are a caregiver support group facilitator and a virtual community educator.