As we celebrate Nurses Month, we at USAHS wanted to get a sense of what a typical workday is like for a nurse manager. We asked alum Ahnnya Slaughter, DNP, to tell us all about a day in her life. Dr. Slaughter graduated in 2021 from USAHS’ Doctor of Nursing Practice program, the Nurse Executive role specialty. Coming from a military family, she began working at a VA hospital in the Los Angeles area 30 years ago as a critical care RN. “Veterans deserve the best care,” she says. “My calling wasn’t to be in the military. This is my way of being able to serve the country.” Over the years, she worked her way up, through positions such as informatics specialist, deputy nurse executive, and director of clinical staff development. She began Read more
Dr. Lisa Schubert joined the Miami campus as an assistant professor in 2017. Prior to joining the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, she was an associate professor in the School of Occupational Therapy at Brenau University. Her previous academic experience includes an assistant professor appointment to the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis. Her skill set throughout her teaching career includes curriculum development and delivery of both synchronous and asynchronous online instruction. She was honored in 2009 with the University of Tennessee Health Science Excellence in Teaching Award in recognition and appreciation for outstanding teaching and genuine concern for students.
Dr. Schubert has served as the Tennessee representative to the AOTA Representative Assembly. She has developed an AOTA podcast on health literacy and OT and has presented at multiple state OT conferences.
Dr. Schubert volunteers with several community organizations, including the Family Promise Center for Homeless Families and as a panel leader for the Hamilton County Foster Care Review Board.