Leigh Montejo is a nurse educator with experience in distance education and incorporation of innovation, simulation, and technology to promote student engagement and improve learning outcomes in remote learning environments. Dr. Montejo attended Duke University School of nursing for her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) Degree and The Catholic University of America - Conway School of Nursing for her Master’s of Nursing (MSN) Degree. Her bachelor degrees are in nursing and health science from the University of S. Florida and the University of Florida. As a nationally certified family nurse practitioner (FNP), since 2011, Dr Montejo has been committed to improving care access through clinical practice in federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), the Veterans Affairs (VA) Healthcare System, employer-sponsored onsite wellness clinics, and convenience care clinics. Dr. Montejo is committed to implementing evidence-based best practices in her roles as educator and clinician and her scholarly interests include online nursing education and evaluation, health care simulation and technology, and interventions to improve primary care access and patient outcomes.