Dr. Cheryl Maes is a board-certified family nurse practitioner and provides primary care in a family practice setting. She is also an assistant professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Nursing and has been teaching both in the undergraduate and family nurse practitioner program since 2005. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association, Western Regional Advanced Practice Nurses Network, and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Dr. Maes has recently been appointed to the Nevada State Board of Nursing. She is a graduate of the BSN and MSN programs at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the PhD in nursing program at the University of Arizona.