Barbara P. Sosiak, MSN, RN, had a 43 year long nursing career in Pennsylvania before retiring in 2005. Barbara served as a public health nurse for communities in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and was rewarded for her efforts by the Governor of New Jersey. She has completed extensive continuing education over the years, in addition to her MSN. In the past, she taught medical/surgical nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, and still mentors students from Rutgers and Drexel Universities. Barbara also spends time volunteering in South Jersey for the MAP program (Mobilizing for Action through Partnership) and planning with the Community Health Outreach Consortium of New Jersey.