Winner of the Margaret Gould Tyson Scholarship, Casey Cassidy, holds a bachelor of science in nursing from East Central University, and a master of science in nursing from Oklahoma Baptist University. The focus of Casey’s graduate research is the use of standardized nursing language in education and how it translates to nursing practice through an electronic health record. The goal of research is to be an active participant in integration nursing practice and education related to nursing care plans. She is currently a PhD Candidate in the Oklahoma City University's Kramer School of Nursing. Casey also holds a national certification as a Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse.
Casey is an assistant professor at Southern Nazarene University, a Christian liberal arts college in Bethany, OK, where she is currently teaching pharmacology, medical-surgical nursing, skills lab, and simulation. She plans to remain in academia to educate future nurses after the completion or her degree.
Casey is continuing education while raising two children, an infant, and toddler. With her husband, she remains active in missionary work during the summer through Southern Nazarene University. Throughout the year she mentors young women on campus and is active in her local Sigma Theta Tau chapter