Ann Harms, EdD, MSN, RN, is an assistant professor at Creighton University College of Nursing at Hastings Campus and has taught psychiatric/mental health nursing since 2003. She has a bachelor of science in nursing from Marymount College in Salina, Kansas; a master of science in nursing from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver; and a doctorate in the education of healthcare professionals from the College of St. Mary in Omaha, Nebraska.
Nicole M. Heimgartner, DNP, RN, COI, is currently an adjunct professor of nursing at Mercy College and has been a registered nurse since 2008; she holds a baccalaureate degree in nursing from Spalding University, a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Phoenix, and a doctorate of nursing practice with emphasis in educational leadership from American Sentinel University. Clinically, Dr. Heimgartner is an expert in cardiovascular and community health nursing.
Joseph M. Holshoe, PMHNP-BC, is a board-certified family psychiatric nurse practitioner and a commander in the U.S. Public Health Services. He currently serves as the deputy chief, Department of Behavioral Health, Bassett Army Community Hospital, Fort Wainwright, Alaska. A recognized speaker on sleep, psychiatry, and military psychiatry, he has spoken to numerous professional audiences around the country.
Kelley S. Madick, PMHNP, is a family psychiatric nurse practitioner with two private practices where she sees clients of all ages for initial evaluations and medication management. She also teaches psychiatric nursing for Stark State College’s associate degree registered nurse program and Kaplan University’s online RN-to-BSN program.
Cindy Parsons, DNP, ARNP, FAANP, BC, is an associate professor of nursing at the University of Tampa and maintains a part-time private practice. She is board certified as a family psychiatric nurse practitioner and a child and adolescent psychiatric clinical specialist. She is an active member of her local, state, and national nursing and nurse practitioner organizations and serves as the chair of the Quality and Unity in Nursing Council as well as being the membership chair for the Florida Nurse Practitioner Network. She has a doctorate of nursing practice from Rush University, Illinois, and her nurse practitioner preparation was earned from Pace University, New York.
Cherie R. Rebar, PhD, MBA, RN, COI, is a professor of nursing at Wittenberg University and has been a registered nurse since 1995; she holds an associate of science in nursing from Kettering College, a baccalaureate degree in education from Morehead State University, a master of science in nursing and master of business administration from the University of Phoenix, a post-master’s certificate in family nurse practitioner studies from the University of Massachusetts Boston, and a doctorate in psychology from Northcentral University.