Mary T. Johnson, RN, MS, has 42 years of experience as an RN and currently teaches at the University of Michigan in the RN-to-BSN program. Prior to this position, she was director of nurses at Rivers Edge Hospital in St. Peter, Minnesota. For 10 years, Mary presented continuing education programs on Psychotropic Medications for Minnesota State University. She has also given numerous other presentations on Gastrointestinal Disorders, as well as on Health Assessment, Neurologic Disorders, and Dementia. She has taught nursing at Minnesota State University, The University of Louisville, Spalding University and at Illinois State University. In addition, Mary was a case manager and a nurse educator at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Louisville, Kentucky. She is an active member of Sigma Theta Tau International, the honor society of nursing. Mary has a passion for education and shares the wealth of knowledge she has gained throughout her years of experience.