Dr. Michele Talley is an Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean for Graduate Clinical Education in the School of Nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She also serves as the Clinical Director of the PATH Clinic and Lead Nurse Practitioner for a population of uninsured patients with diabetes. Dr. Talley has over 14 years of experience as a nurse practitioner and has expertise in diabetes and cardiovascular disease. She is well versed in the challenges and social determinants faced by the population of patients seen at the PATH Clinic and shares her knowledge and strategies at the local, state, and national level. Dr. Talley is board certified as an adult acute care nurse practitioner.