Crystal Sheaves, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, is a Senior Lecturer at the West Virginia University School of Nursing. She is currently the RN-BSN program Coordinator on the Charleston campus, and actively teaches in the RN-BSN and MSN programs. Crystal earned her bachelor's in nursing from the College of West Virginia in 1996, her master's degree as a family nurse practitioner from West Virginia University in 2002, and is currently enrolled in the PhD program at WVU in Morgantown with expected graduation in 2015. Crystal exhibits a strong interest in providing quality educational opportunities for West Virginia nurses and allied health professionals by coordinating clinical skills conferences for advanced practice nurses and is a continuing education provider through the WV Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses. In addition, Crystal has several years of collaborative teaching experience with the WV School of Osteopathic Medicine, and feels strongly about promoting an interdisciplinary learning environment for our WV Nurses and physicians. She also employs an interdisciplinary approach in her clinical practice, and has maintained an active clinical practice in family medicine and women's health issues, specifically disease prevention of Human Papilloma Virus. She has presented podium and poster presentations on her research and teaching at national and local conferences, and has submitted manuscripts related to her research and published clinical manuscripts on other women's health issues.