Testut earned her PhD with a specialization in nursing education from Capella
University in 2013. Her academic career begain in 2005 as an academic advisor
and onground faculty at Southern Connecticut State University. For the past
nine years she has taught at Sacred Heart University in the RN to BSN/RN to MSN
online program and was Program Director for three years. Dr. Testut has spent
the past decade specializing in academic advising of at risk nursing students. She
has 30+ years as a Registered Nurse specializing in Community Health, quality
assurance, and nursing education.