Myralyn (Lynn) Ortiz, RN, MSN loves the water and enjoys filming her husband as he surfs ocean waves! They lived in Hawaii for five years and moved to Chicago about three years ago. They look forward to their next surfing adventure in Costa Rica; before Lynn begins her Ph.D. Lynn is the Simulation Lab Coordinator for the M. Christine Schwartz Experiential Learning & Simulation Laboratory, and her office is located in the Lower Level, LL52A. Her primary role is to run a simulation for a learning experience to help students with clinical applications. She earned both her BSN and MSN degrees from the University of Texas at Arlington and has practiced nursing for 19 years. While she practiced at the bedside as a NICU nurse for many years, she embraces her role as a Nurse Educator.