Education: MSN and BSN, both from Southeast Missouri State University Certification/Research Focus: Medical-Surgical Nursing Board Certified. Master Advisor Certification. Research Focus - IV Therapy. "A Comparison of Lidocaine versus Normal Saline for
Local Anesthesia before Intravenous Cannula Insertion", published 2010. Professional Organizations: Direct Lifetime Member of National Black Nurses Association (NBNA); Faculty Counselor,
Lambda Theta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International; Missouri Nurses Association (MONA),
and American Nurses Association (ANA). Rank: Instructor Role: Course Coordinator Other: Enjoys Interior Design as a hobby.