Dr. Alisha Armstrong received her Doctorate in Nursing Practice at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2013. After receiving her Master’s degree at Vanderbilt University in 2008, she worked as the Trauma Team Coordinator at Vanderbilt Children’s hospital and then worked as a Pediatric Hospitalist before relocating to Chattanooga, Tennessee. Dr. Armstrong has experience in adult surgical intensive care, adult and pediatric emergency/trauma, pediatric intensive care and neonatal intensive care. While her passion lies in pediatrics, Dr. Armstrong enjoys many aspects of critical care nursing and she has a published chapter on Pediatric Trauma in the textbook Nursing Care of the Critically Ill Child Ed. 3 by Mary Fran Hazinski. In addition to working as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at a pediatric after hours clinic, she teaches both undergraduate and graduate pediatrics at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She is currently licensed as a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the state of Tennessee and is also certified in Basic Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Trauma Nurse Critical Care and Advanced Trauma Life Support.