Grace earned her bachelor of science degree in nursing from Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana, and her master’s degree in nursing from Ball State University. She completed her post- master’s and doctorate education in psychiatric mental health at the University of Missouri, Columbia. She is board-certified as an adult nurse practitioner as well as a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner.
Grace has over 25 years of clinical experience, including working in physical rehabilitation, psychiatric, critical care and emergency departments. She also shares her knowledge with nursing students as an associate professor at Saint Mary’s College.