Self-reliant, flexible, curious
Most important thing I've learned so far in my major:
The quest and necessity for continuous education to remain proficient and efficacious
Biggest goal in life:
To provide care to others that makes a positive impact on their lives
Can't live without:
Family and friends
I'm most proud of:
The development and accomplishments of my three children
Favorite academic project:
Being a team member of a clinical study at a well-respected hospital within Chicago
I've always wanted to:
Pilot an airplane, which I did about three years ago. Unfortunately, I got a little motion sick at the end of the flight. Experienced pilots have informed me that motion sickness can be conquered with additional exposure to flying.
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."
- Albert Einstein
Traveling to new places
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
What does the creation of the College of Science and Health mean to you?
The new college highlights DePaul's recognition and commitment to science and health as a separate and distinct entity, which acknowledges how important these disciplines are within the university.
Why did you choose to pursue your M.E.N.P. degree at DePaul?
I felt that DePaul's M.E.N.P. curriculum would prepare me for leadership roles within the nursing field and provide a solid foundation for pursuing an advanced degree within nursing.
What is a nurse practitioner?
An individual who brings a nursing perspective to primary health care, providing patients with a perspective and philosophy that differs from the medical model
What attracted you to the nursing profession?
Nursing provides many areas within which a nurse may choose to practice and offers the opportunity to switch into other areas of practice as a nurse develops his/her career.
Area of Study:
Nursing, M.E.N.P. (Master's Entry to Nursing Practice)
Loyola University Chicago
Awards & Achievements:
- Master of Business Administration
- Breast milk warmer research team member, Lutheran General Children's Hospital