Dr. Carla Henderson is an Associate Professor of the Nursing Department at University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College. Dr. Henderson joined University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College as a faculty member in August 2007 and has over 25 years of experience in healthcare and education. Her clinical background is in medical surgical nursing and homecare. Dr Henderson holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a Masters of Nursing Education from Indiana Wesleyan University, and a Doctorate in Nursing Practice from the University of Cincinnati. She is a Certified Nurse Educator and Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator. Her education prepared her for excellence in leadership, education, and clinical practice. Dr. Henderson is committed to improving patient care by implementing evidence-based practice in education and facilitating change as the healthcare environment continues to evolve. In her role as the Chairperson, she believes in motivating and inspiring students, faculty, and staff with thoughtful vision and strategic direction for the Nursing Department. She has led multiple initiatives while at UC Blue Ash College promoting technology and advocating for student success. Dr. Henderson supported the iPad Initiative Grant funded by Duke Energy and worked on integrating iPads for the nursing program across both the LPN-RN and Traditional Nursing tracks.