Grace Clerk is a registered nurse, a nurse educator and an adjunct lecturer in nursing. She has worked in the nursing field for over 15 years and has a passion for education. One of the driving forces behind her career in education is her belief that diversity is a key component in nursing education and education at large; therefore, creating a learning environment that promotes inclusivity for students and faculty is imperative.
Grace’s work centres on understanding factors that influence the prevalence of Type-2 diabetes among African immigrants and developing culturally appropriate interventions for patient education. Grace also guest lectures on stress management and burnout syndrome among nursing students. Grace completed her dual masters in Nursing Education and Adult Gerontology - Nurse Practitioner at Azusa Pacific University where she teaches undergraduates. She is mother to two daughters, a role she considers to be her most important achievement. She enjoys gardening, watching documentaries, and traveling.