Roberta Waite is a Professor at Drexel University, College of Nursing and Health Professions (CNHP) and Assistant Dean of Academic Integration and Evaluation of Community Programs at the Stephen and Sandra Sheller Eleventh Street Family Health Services of Drexel University which operates in partnership with the Family Practice & Counseling Network. She also holds a secondary appointment as a Professor in the Health Systems and Science, Research Department in CNHP, Drexel University. Roberta has been a nurse for the past 28 years holding clinical, academic, research, and administrative roles. Her scholarship and research centers on behavioral health concerns, specifically adult ADHD, psychological trauma, and depression and their effects on health outcomes as well as promoting prevention/early intervention efforts among the affected population. Dr. Waite’s educational research focuses on leadership development of students in the health professions while concurrently fostering critical consciousness using a social justice lens. She holds degrees from Widener University (BSN and EdD in higher education administration leadership) and the University of Pennsylvania (MSN in adult psychiatric mental health nursing). Dr. Waite also completed a two year post-doctoral research fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing in the Center for Health Disparities focusing on Vulnerable Women, Children, and Families. Dr. Waite is a Macy Faculty Scholar and a fellow in both the American Academy of Nursing and a fellow in the Academy of Nursing Education. She is a member of numerous professional organizations, editorial boards, has served as a Director on many Boards, and currently serves as a Board of Director for both corporate Trinity Health (which serves people in 21 states with 82 hospitals; 89 continuing care facilities, home health, and hospice programs) and the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders’ (APSARD).