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Dr. Temeaka Gray resides in the mid-western town of Toledo, Ohio. Dr. Temeaka holds several accredited degrees; a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Tiffin University; a Master of Nursing (MSN) from the University of Cincinnati; and a Doctorate in Psychology (Health and Wellness focus) from the University of the Rockies. Dr. Temeaka also holds an Online Teaching Certificate from the University of Toledo.
Dr. Temeaka, an Assistant Professor at The University of Toledo, teaches and works with students across undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral curriculums in the nursing program. She enjoys teaching and mentoring in psychological, sociological, and nursing disciplines. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, the Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses, Sigma Theta Tau International (President elect of Zeta Theta Chapter at large, Order of the Eastern Star (Pride of Composite Chapter), and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Dr. Temeaka is a Certified Nurse Practitioner at A Woman’s Answer and owns Epiphany Consulting and Associates, LLC. She is the Chairperson of the Diversity Committee at the University of Toledo College of Nursing. She is a member of the University of Toledo Faculty Senate. She is also a contributing writer to Nursetogether.com. Her doctoral study, Exploring Stress and Stress Management in Managerial and Non-managerial Nurses, afforded her the chance to gain professional and academic expertise to facilitate understanding within the healthcare community.
Chapter 5: Motivation: Addressing Job-Related Stress and Ensuring Effective Communication as Best HRM Practices