Dr. Stewart has a long history of educational instruction as a nurse anesthetist. Prior to coming to South College in May 2020, she served as the Assistant Program Director for the first nurse anesthesia doctoral program in the state of Indiana, at Marian University in Indianapolis. This service to Marian University spanned from 2016 – 2019. Prior to this role, she was employed for Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU’s) nurse anesthesia department in various roles from 2006 to 2015. These roles for VCU included: clinical site coordinator, adjunct clinical faculty, didactic and lab/simulation instruction, co-coordinator for anesthesia distance campuses, project manager for a HRSA grant in interprofessional education initiatives, and as adjunct didactic faculty. Didactic instruction includes content in pharmacology, physiology, physical assessment, pathophysiology, neurological assessment, neurobiology, translational research, in addition to, multiple clinical anesthesia topics, laboratory assessments, skills labs and high fidelity simulation instruction. Dr. Stewart is active in her state and national professional associations, and has a fifteen-year history of presentations on various subjects in nurse anesthesia. She is an active member of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists, the Tennessee Association of Nurse Anesthetists, and Sigma Theta Tau. She has been continuously certified and maintained clinical practice since original certification in 2005, and is pursuing a part-time clinical practice giving anesthesia in the Knoxville area in two separate locations. Special areas of anesthesia and research that Dr. Stewart has interest in include: critical resources for nurse anesthesia education programs, pain physiology, multimodal pain regimens, ketamine pharmacology, prediction of perioperative cardiac events via fourth-generation troponin measurement, treatment of pain in premature neonates, obstetrical anesthesia and interprofessional education. Dr. Stewart also serves on the editorial board of a refereed publication, the Journal of Radiology Nursing.