Accomplished advanced practice nursing professional with expertise in behavioral health, administration and management, quality and safety. Established author of books, chapters and peer-reviewed articles in professional journals. Certifications as a certified specialist in psychiatric-mental health nursing and certified professional in healthcare quality (CPHQ). Co-edited the core curriculum for the CPHQ examination used internationally. Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and National Association for Healthcare Quality. Community volunteer as producer of award-winning musical and dramatic theatre.