RN, FNP, PhD is a nurse practitioner and epidemiology consultant, a nurse scientist with a national cancer cooperative group, and adjunct faculty at the University of Missouri, Sinclair School of Nursing. Dr. Homan has 25+ years of experience in public health, is a former public health epidemiologist at the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Office of Epidemiology, and is proprietor for a scientific writing, research and public health consulting firm. She provides epidemiologic and evaluation services focused on the impact, prevention, and control of asthma and other health issues.