Stephanie Stroud is an Assistant Professor at Chamberlain College of Nursing Pearland campus. She graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing Summa Cum Laude. After working at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas for 2 years in the cardiovascular step down unit, she received a Masterof Science Degree in Nursing with a dual focus in education and leadership and management. She has been a nursing professor for 4 years. She previously taught for three years in the Associate Degree nursing program at College of the Mainland in Texas City. She also holds a current certification as a Progressive Critical Care Nurse. She is currently a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Association of Critical Care Nurses, and National League for Nursing.