Lisa Pacheco has been a registered nurse for over 28 years.   Lisa has been a nurse and/or nurse leader on a neurosurgery unit, women’s health care unit, a neonatal nursery, community resource center and a health and wellness institute.  Currently she is the Director of University Medical Center of Southern Nevada’s Grants & Development office where she works with donors and grants on behalf of UMC.  Lisa holds a Master’s Degree in Nursing with an emphasis is Clinical Systems Leadership, from the University of Arizona.

Lisa was a founding member of the Nevada Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses and currently serves as President, she has served as the Chair for Nevada Section of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrical and Neonatal Nurses.  Lisa also serves on the Pacific & SW Regional Health Equity Council and Nevada’s Action Coalition for the Future of Nursing, along with numerous other affiliations around healthcare.

Lisa is an advocate for healthcare, with a goal to improve the health of the community.  She is very passionate about being a nurse and sees herself as an influencer for the future of nursing and nursing’s role in removing health disparities.