Ann began her nursing career as a Clinical Research Nurse involved in clinical trial protocol initiation planning and study participant nursing care for a variety of adult patient populations. She also has leadership and project management experience through service on various shared governance councils and committees. Ann is relatively new to the specialty of Nursing Informatics, but is really enjoying her new role. She is currently working as a Nurse Informaticist involved in projects that focus on oncology care, infection control initiatives and downtime preparedness. Ann’s interests include leveraging data for effective health-care decision making, environmental health, rural health disparities and public health policy.