Michaela Lewis earned her associate and bachelor’s degrees in nursing at Gardner-Webb University in 2006 and 2008 respectively. She earned her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, with specialization as a primary care pediatric nurse practitioner, at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2015. She completed an Advanced Practice Provider fellowship at Seattle Children's Hospital in November of 2019. She earned her Post-Graduate Certificate, with specialization as an acute are pediatric nurse practitioner, at the University of South Alabama in 2022.
Michaela is a pediatric nursing expert having a record of practice in pediatric emergency, medical-surgical, critical care, and outpatient primary care settings, in addition to involvement in overseas medical missions and equine-assisted therapy. She maintains memberships and active involvement in the American Academy of Pediatrics, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, American Association of Critical Care Nurses, and Society of Pediatric Nurses. She currently serves on the board of directors for the Society of Pediatric Nurses. Her professional interests include instructional design, evidence-based practice, and increasing diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in the nursing workforce and academia.
Michaela is from Fayetteville, NC. She enjoys reading, yin yoga, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.