Kamla Yancy is a retired Chief Master Sargent in the United States Air Force. Ms. Yancy received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University Of Detroit Mercy School Of Nursing, Detroit, Michigan, and a Bachelor of Computer Science Degree from Rochester College, Rochester, Michigan and an Associate’s Degree of Allied Health from the Community College of the Air Force. She is a current Doctoral student at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan. Ms. Yancy’s nursing career includes over 25 years of progressively complex clinical and administrative assignments and a graduate of the National Defense University, Joint Force Staff College and has created strategic educational plans for military deployments. Prior nursing roles include Nursing Services Administrator, Manager, and Clinical Educator, specializing in Information Systems managing the deployment of over $2M in assets within government organizations. Her background includes Emergency Department and Level 2 trauma, Trauma Nurse Core Course, with prior nursing roles in Intensive Care, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Hematology/Oncology, Gastroenterology, Pulmonary, Surgery, Family Practice, Orthopedic, and Immunizations. Ms. Yancy is a member of the Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners, Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority, and a member of the ED Unit practice council. Her DNP capstone interest involves cardiovascular risk reduction with the use of motivational interviewing.
Research/Clinical Practice Area: Jonas Veteran Healthcare – Family Nurse Practitioner
Dissertation: Implementing Motivational Interviewing to Women who have or at risk for Cardiovascular disease