Dr. Teressa Wexler has been practicing nursing for over 37 years and is proud to be a first gen student earning her first nursing degree as an LPN having later advanced her nursing degree as an RN. She earned her masters degree of an MSN-ED in 2006. Her most recent academic accomplishments are an earned doctorate in Educational Leadership and Education Technology for a EdD/ET in 2019 and most recently her DNP in July of 2021. Her clinical expertise includes a variety of areas from medical-surgical, emergency-trauma, ICU, EMS, geriatrics, simulation, and obstetrics. She has been teaching in higher education for over 25 years in a variety of subjects in both undergraduate and graduate programs. “I am blessed to not only be a nurse but to teach the profession which I love”.