Dr. Denise S. Morris received her Doctorate in Education from Wilmington University, her Masters in Nursing from Wesley College and her primary nursing diploma from Beebe School of Nursing. She is currently teaching graduate nursing courses at Wesley College. A strong advocate for inquiry based education and active participatory learning, she involves student in research and evidence based practice in a variety of community and small group settings focused upon health promotion and wellness. Her professional interest focuses on vulnerable population health, the spirituality of caring in nursing, complementary and alternative healing and promoting a culture of curiosity in nursing education. Dr. Morris has pending publications in the Journal of Holistic Nursing, the DNA reporter, and The Clinical Nurse Specialist. In addition, she serves as a member of the Graduate Committee for Wesley College, and is a member of the American Nurses Association, the Delaware Nurses Association, and World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) and the National Association for Clinical Nurse Specialists and the American Holistic Nurses Association. She was recently honored with Excellence in Teaching Award for her contributions to nursing and health professions education.