Kristen Erekson earned a BSN (2008) and MSN (2011) from Johns Hopkins University. She practiced as a Nurse Practitioner in Pediatric Primary Care for 11 years. She currently works as an Assistant Teaching Professor in the College of Nursing at Brigham Young University. She volunteered as an RN on the USNS Mercy hospital ship in Timor Leste in 2010. She has worked as a volunteer for over five years at the Volunteer Care Clinic, a free community clinic in Utah. She teaches a Public and Global Health course and leads students on their international study abroad experiences, primarily to Spain.
Sarah Spendlove Caswell earned a BSN (2001) from Brigham Young University and an MSN (2015) from University of California at Los Angeles. She has worked in various adult ICUs in Washington D.C. and Los Angeles, CA as an RN and has practiced in Neurocritical Care as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner starting in 2008. She currently works as an Assistant Teaching Professor at Brigham Young University. She teaches ICU nursing, supervises ICU clinical rotations, and teaches Public and Global Health Nursing. As part of Public and Global Health Nursing, she leads students on international study abroad trips, primarily to Ecuador.