• University of Missouri (Columbia, MO) 2009, Masters of Science in Nursing
  • University of Missouri (Columbia, MO) 2005, Bachelors of Science in Nursing
  • St. Charles County Community College (St. Charles, MO) 1991, Associates Degree in Nursing


  • ANCC Adult Health Clinical Nurse Specialist (ACNS) 2010
  • Board Certification (ACNS-BC) 2010
  • Certified Wound Ostomy Continence Nurse (CWOCN) year
  • Certified Level I Medication Aide Instructor, 1998
  • Certified Medication Technician Instructor, 1997
  • Certified CNA Examiner, 1997
  • Certified CNA Instructor, 1997


  • 2014-present-Barnes Healthcare Management, Advance Practice Nurse (APN)
  • 2004-present-University of Missouri Healthcare (Columbia, MO)
  • 2004-2010-MU Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri, graduate research nurse, research nurse (Columbia, MO)
  • 1997-2010-instructor and/or examiner for C.N.A, C.M.T. and L.P.N. programs in mid-Missouri
  • 1991-2007-Charge nurse, staff nurse, consultant, educator at local hospitals and nursing facilities