Renee Ingel PhD, MSN, RN, is an associate professor in the doctoral and MSN programs in the Department of Nursing at Carlow University. Her primary interest is in health promotion and illness prevention through community and personal health and wellness. She has taught at Carlow University in the graduate programs and has been the faculty advisor for many DNP scholarly projects. Dr. Ingel's PhD is from the University of Pittsburgh and she has an MSN from Carlow University. Her area of clinical expertise is health promotion and disease prevention. She is currently engaged in research about wellness promotion by advanced practice nurses.