Dr. Gordon Lee Gillespie is an Associate Professor in the College of Nursing at the University of Cincinnati. His primary research interest is the promotion of resilience and psychological health in emergency department workers. He has conducted several studies addressing the problem of traumatic stress that typically follows stressful occupational events such as workplace aggression and providing care to traumatically injured patients. Dr. Gillespie earned an associate and BSN degree from Miami University and a MSN and PhD from the University of Cincinnati. His research has been funded by the American Nurses Foundation, Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) Foundation, and the CDC/National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. He is a lifetime member of the ENA and has served in leadership/service roles at the local, state, and national levels including the Advisory Council to the Institute for Emergency Nursing Research. He has served as the Chair for a national conference on workplace violence and as an editorial board member of the Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal. In 2009, he was presented with the honorary credential Fellow of the Academy of Emergency Nursing (FAEN). In addition, he enjoys mentoring stretcher-side nurses who are conducting clinical research in emergency departments across the nation.