Yenna Salamonson (BSc, CCU Cert, GradDipN, EdMA, PhD, RN) is a Professor in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Western Sydney University. She has over 30 years of her academic career creating a positive learning experience for university students. She was successful in securing a number of educational research grants, including a leadership grant. Yenna has been involved in curriculum development and innovations, particularly in the undergraduate nursing program, championing the introduction of web-based learning delivery in the nursing school. Yenna is committed to the capacity-building of both students and clinicians in the workforce, to promote inclusive and positive workplace culture, which is evidenced by my research focus and outputs. In addition to having supervised 21 research students to completion, she is current supervising 10 research students, including students who are focusing on embedding oral health care into nursing education, as well as improving oral health nursing care within various clinical settings.