Dr. LaTia Pierce is a board certified family nurse practitioner who started her career working with the developmentally disabled at the age of 19. She completed her undergrad at her local community college and later obtained a doctoral degree in in nursing with Frontier Nursing University. LaTia has worked in various healthcare settings as a travel nurse and nurse practitioner, and has operated in roles including Director of Nursing and Healthcare Director. She has experience in providing primary care, women’s health care, holistic and wellness therapies and mental health services to both adults and children. LaTia has demonstrated a passion for expanding mental health services, focusing her recent doctoral thesis on equitable depression screening within the minority adult population. LaTia is the CEO of World of Nursing, LLC, and uses this platform to encourage others to join the nursing workforce in an effort to combat the nation’s healthcare shortage. In her spare time, LaTia enjoys traveling the world with her husband and children, writing children books, attending church and participating in adventurous activities like sky diving, zip-lining and bungee jumping.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. - Maya Angelou