Monica Douglas is a certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) for the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She began her career by obtaining a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Chatham College in Pittsburgh, PA. She then served as both a drug & alcohol counselor and as supervisor for the Women’s Center and Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh, a domestic violence shelter for women and children. Having a strong interest in holistic health and wellness, she went on to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Johns Hopkins University. After working as a registered nurse in both a surgical transplant unit and a surgical intensive care unit, she went on to obtain a Master’s of Science in Nurse Anesthesia from the University of Maryland, commencing her career as a CRNA.