Jonas V Nurse Leader Scholar

Alexandra Draisey, BSN, RN

South Dakota State University
PhD Student

Alexandra (Alex) A. Draisey is currently enrolled in a BSN to PhD program at South Dakota State University College of Nursing. She is working towards her dissertation that will focus on efforts in the prenatal period to improve breastfeeding exclusivity with the guidance of her Dissertation Chair, Dr. Cynthia Elverson. Ms. Draisey worked as a research assistant at Sanford Research prior to graduating with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from South Dakota State University. Following graduation, she worked as an RN the Neonatal Intensive Care Unity at Sanford Health, Research Associate RN at Sanford Research and is currently working as a Principal Trainer RN at Regional Health. Ms. Draisey is a member of American Nurses Association, South Dakota Nursing Association, Golden Key International Honour Society and Sigma Theta Tau.