Aubrey Florom-Smith, PhD, RN, is a Nurse Scientist in the Office of Research, Patient Care Services at Stanford Health Care, where she supports Acuity-Adaptable Unit nursing and healthcare team research. Dr. Florom-Smith has over 10 years of nursing, clinical, and applied research experience, across a wide range of areas of inquiry, and in healthcare, corporate, and laboratory settings. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and her PhD in Nursing Science from the University of Miami, where she was the first National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Nursing Research Predoctoral Fellow at the School of Nursing and Health Studies. Dr. Florom-Smith’s research interests include understanding, sustaining and enhancing human health and performance in challenging conditions and environments, and translational science. Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau in 2008, Dr. Florom-Smith has received several honors and awards, including the 2020 University of Miami Alumnus of Distinction Award, Aerospace Nursing and Allied Health Professionals Society Louise Marshall Nursing Scholarship, Jonas Foundation Nurse Leader Scholar, Sigma Theta Rising Star of Scholarship and Research Award, and March of Dimes Rising Star Award.