“I am driven by the optimism that the science we produce will in fact aid in reducing preventable deaths.”
Stacy A. Drake, PhD, MPH, RN is an associate faculty member at Texas A&M University College of Nursing. Her program of research focuses on impacting populations through the reduction of preventable causes of death. Her past work as an emergency medical service provider, firefighter, trauma nurse and death investigator has challenged her in focusing on ways to reduce such deaths. As an active forensic nurse researcher, she serves as a member of the elder fatality review team and as the expert forensic nurse consultant for the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.