Dr. Kessack has clinical nursing experience in the areas of the emergency department, CICU/ICU, home health/visiting nursing, drug and alcohol rehabilitation nursing, and healthcare administration, as well as being a holistic nurse practitioner. Dr. Kessack earned a PHD in Nursing Education and holds Post-Graduate Certificates in Health Care Management and Public Policy and Administration. Instructional experience includes healthcare management, public policy and administration, and pre-licensure and higher degree nursing teaching. Dr. Kessack is currently instructing graduate students in nursing, healthcare administration, PHD dissertation candidates in public policy and administration, and DNP candidates in their capstone courses. Dr. Kessack is currently conducting research in the healthcare arena and is an editor of an international nursing journal.