Areas of Expertise

Mental health nursing, primarily geriatric mental health


I worked as an RN for eight years in mainly mental health nursing. I have also worked in medical-surgical care, cardiac critical care, rehabilitation, and correctional care. Before nursing, I worked in residence life as a Residence Hall Director.


MSN, Ball State University

MA, Ball State University

BSN, Ball State University

BS, Western Illinois University

Fun Facts

I love to create things with my hands and am involved with crafts and even do a few craft shows a year. I enjoy reading, spending time with friends and family. I have three fur babies, and my husband and I love to travel as much as we can.

Favorite Thing About UIndy

I love the quest for discovery and excellence that the students, faculty, and staff all aspire to.