Dr. Ruthie Robinson is the director of graduate nursing studies in the JoAnn Gay Dishman School of Nursing at Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas. She has served in various roles as a clinical nurse from staff nurse to chief nursing officer in two different health systems. Dr. Robinson is also a consultant with Nursing Consulting Partners. She has experience reviewing medical malpractice cases to determine if nursing standard of care was met. She uses the knowledge gained through reviewing cases in educating nurses regarding patient safety and quality of care. She is passionate about creating a healthy work environment for all nurses in the profession.