Dr. Rebecca Cagle is a Family and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and has been a nurse for over 30 years. She has primarily worked in the community health center arena providing care to community members and Veterans in both the primary care and mental health areas. She will teach in the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner department at Walden. She was elected in 2016 and currently serves as the Director, Council on Advanced Practice in her home state of Mississippi. Dr. Cagle's primary area of research interest includes lifestyle changes and health promotion/disease prevention benefits.