Stewart has spent the past several years in clinical practice in the Scranton, Pa. area as an emergency department nurse manager, trauma educator and most recently, clinical nurse specialist for the emergency department and critical care units at Wilkes-Barre General Hospital. In addition, she has held positions as adjunct faculty for Luzerne County Community College and the University of Scranton’s graduate nursing program. Stewart currently chairs the national Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing, overseeing test development for specialty board certification in emergency, flight and ground transport nursing. She is also a member of the accreditation council for the American Board of Nursing Specialties. Stewart received her B.S.N. from Cedar Crest College, her M.S.N. in emergency and critical care nursing from Widener University, and her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from Duke University.