Erin Micale attended Grand Valley State University in Michigan for both her BSN and MSN.
Following her BSN, she worked as a psychiatric mental health nurse and a medical-surgical nurse. During her graduate education, Erin increased her involvement in mission nursing by volunteering at local health clinics and educating nurses in impoverished countries. Upon graduation she became a Clinical Nurse Leader and started her career as a professor; teaching Psychiatric Nursing lectures, Nursing Fundamental lab, and Geriatric/Medical-Surgical Clinical. Erin plans to use her DNP to help improve knowledge, policy, and advancement of nursing care for psychiatric patients in the Metro-Detroit area.