Khaliah Fisher-Grace is Registered Nurse with balanced clinical and leadership experience, and a solid educational foundation. She started her nursing career as a Clinical Nurse in a Cardiac and Thoracic Stepdown unit, at a Northeast Ohio academic medical center and climbed the clinical ladder. She has over eight years of experience as a community college adjunct faculty member, teaching LPN and RN students in the lab and clinical settings. In addition to teaching LPN and RN students, Khaliah served four years as an instructor in the American Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training Program.
Since 2010 Khaliah has blended her clinical experiences with systematic approaches to attaining high quality patient outcomes in her positions of Quality Improvement and Senior Quality Improvement Nurse. In these roles she has led transdisciplinary teams to develop processes that will improve safety and quality for patients at the individual hospital and health system level.
Khaliah obtained both her BSN and MSN in Healthcare Management from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. She is a PhD Candidate at Duquesne University with a research interest health information technology use to enhance psycho social support for diabetic persons.
Using her experience, education, and voice to serve her profession and her community Khaliah has held leadership, membership and volunteer positions in many organizations. She is the Immediate Past President of Greater Cleveland Nurses Association, and a member of the Ohio Nurse Review Committee. In her community she supports victims of sexual assault in her volunteer role as a Hotline Advocate for the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center. She is an active member of the Greater Cleveland Alumnae Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated as well as the Cleveland Heights/University Heights Chapter of the League of Women Voters.
While busy with professional aspirations and responsibilities Khaliah is a dedicated family woman who enjoys spending Sunday evenings with her loved ones, and vacationing with friends.