Instructor & Nurse Practitioner
Ms Vail is faculty in the College of Nursing, Clinical Resource Center, Division of Women and Child Services at the University of Colorado. She is also an affiliated faculty member in the Center for Global Health at the University of Colorado. Ms Vail works as both an educator and also maintains a clinical practice at Sheridan Health Services.
Additionally, Ms Vail works as a national health care consultant for outpatient women’s health Family Planning clinics. Her areas of expertise include decreasing clinic chaos, improving operations and promoting patient centered care through the use of open access scheduling, clinic redesign and provider efficiency. The ultimate goal of all interventions is to increase patient access to low cost, reliable contraceptive methods.
Ms Vail grew up on the Texas/Mexico border area called the Rio Grand Valley. She has always been attracted to Latin America, especially Mexico.
She has worked in a variety of international nursing roles in Peru, the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and multiple areas in Mexico. Ms. Vail received her BSN from Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas and her MS from Boston College in Massachusetts. She plans to pursue her DNP, focusing on public health.