Dr. Laurie Shanderson ’04 enjoys a challenge. After building a successful career in the healthcare field, she took the knowledge she gained and used it as the foundation to move into education. Shanderson served as an adjunct professor, then assistant dean and associate dean of the School of Health Sciences at Stockton University. Now the PhD in Health Services graduate is tackling her most exciting challenge yet as the founding dean of Northcentral University’s new School of Health Sciences. She shares her advice on making the transition from student to leader to innovator in your field.