Dea Kent has been a member of the WOCN Society for 20 years. She is the Director of Nurse Practitioner Programs at Indiana University, Kokomo, Kokomo, Indiana. Dr. Kent also maintains a clinical practice. Her educational background includes: ASN-Indiana University, 1987; BSN-Indiana University, 1988, Emory University WOCNEP, 2000; MSN-Ball State University, 2005; DNP-Indiana University, 2015. Kent also serves as a Wound Section Co-Editor for the Journal of Wound Ostomy and Continence Nursing. Dea Kent currently is the President of the Society.