Professional Bio

  • M.S.N. in Nursing Education, University of Texas at Tyler
  • B.S.N., University of Northern Colorado
  • B.S. in Health and Exercise and Sports Science, Colorado State University
  • A.S. in Nursing, Front Range Community College

Clinical Certifications and Expertise

Clinical Certifications
  • Registered Nurse (RN), State of Colorado
  • ANCC Medical-Surgical Nursing Certified
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the Health Care Provider

Research and Scholarship

Research Interests
  • Transitional Care Nursing
  • Active Learning in Nursing Education

Awards & Recognition

  • Magnet RN Nomination “Exemplary Professional Practice”, April 2017
  • Magnet RN Nomination “Empirical Outcomes”, May 2015
  • University of Northern Colorado College of Natural & Health Sciences: Undergraduate Academic Scholar Award, March 2013
  • University of Northern Colorado Academic Distinction, 2012 – 2013

Community Involvement and Service