College of Health Sciences
Martina R Steed received her PhD in Health Services from Walden University in November of 2015. She is currently a Contributing Faculty Doctoral Committee, with the PhD Health Services program in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Walden University. She has served in that role since June 2019. Dr Steed has been a certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) since 1997. She is licensed as a registered nurse and credentialed as an advanced practice nurse in Illinois and Missouri. She teaches in the doctorate of nurse anesthesia practice program at Webster University in St Louis. She has taught a variety of courses related to anesthesia practice and simulation and has mentored research projects at the master’s and doctoral level since 2008. Professionally, she owns an anesthesia staffing business and has worked as a nurse anesthetist in obstetric anesthesia as well as a sole anesthesia provider in various practice settings in rural and underserved areas Southern Illinois.