• University of Missouri (Columbia, MO) 2010, Master of Science, Nursing
  • University of Missouri (Columbia, MO) 2006, Bachelor of Science, Nursing
  • Moberly Area Community College (Columbia, MO) 1999, Associates Degree, Nursing
  • University of Missouri (Columbia, MO) 1997, Bachelor of Arts, English



  • Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist, 2010-present
  • BLS, 1997-present



2014-present, Barnes Health Care Management, Clinical

2013-present, Sinclair School of Nursing, University of Missouri (Columbia, MO) adjunct instructor

2012-2014-George David Peak Memorial Burn & Wound Unit, University Hospital (Columbia, MO) clinical nurse specialist

2010-2012- Internal Medicine Hospitalist, University Hospital (Columbia, MO) Clinical Nurse Specialist

1999-2010-University Hospital (Columbia, MO) Nurse within Trauma ICU/Burn ICU, Neonatal ICU, Orthopedics

2005-2014-Guest lecturer/preceptor for a variety of subjects at the Sinclair School of Nursing