Rowena has been involved in clinical simulation for over 8 years at the center. As the Simulation Education Specialist, she collaborates with faculty from each school to facilitate bridging Nursing and Medical curriculum with Simulation-Based Education at the center. Rowena has received her M.Ed concentrating in Higher Education and a BS in Biological Sciences from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She worked as a laboratory technician and phlebotomist in hospitals and laboratories around the Las Vegas Valley after receiving her AAS from the College of Southern Nevada. She is currently a Certified Healthcare Simulation Operation Specialist (CHSOS) with the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH).