Katia Reinert is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Public Health Clinical Nurse Specialist with training in depression treatment and the integration of faith and health. She has recently begun serving as the Health Ministry Director for the Adventist church in North America. Previously, she was the Health Mnistry Clinical Superisor and Faith Community Nurse Coordinator for Adventist HealthCare. She also has practiced Internal Medicine as a Family Nurse Practitioner in Takoma Park, Maryland, diagnosing and treating a culturally diverse patient population. She is currently pursuing a PhD in nursing at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore as a NIH/NICHD pre-doctoral reserach fellow in Interdisciplinary Research On Violence in the Family.