Tanya Sleeper earned her ANCC certification as a
geriatric nurse practitioner. She has served as the executive director of the
Aroostook Home Health Services and is the current director of nursing for
a long-term care home health care agency
in Aroostook County, Maine. She has 8+ years teaching experience at the baccalaureate
nursing education level and 17 years home health care experience. She is ANCC Certified as a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, and has extensive community involvement serving on a number of
Boards and Committees.
heavily with the geriatric population serving as a strong advocate for aging in
place initiatives. Tanya also works collaboratively
with area agencies to keep older adults aging safely at home. Her research interests include gerontology
(health and aging), health policy, and nursing leadership.
In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and reading.
RSU 39 Board of Education, Chair
Pines Health Services
Aroostook Mental Health Center
Aroostook District Coordinating Council for Public Health
Sleeper, T. (2013). “Insuring the uninsured: Experiences with
the part-time worker coverage voucher program in the direct care workforce in
Maine (Doctoral dissertation).” Retrieved
from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
Witt, D. E., Choudhury, R., Cusack, G., Greene, N.
Lange-Otsuka, P., Minchew, L.,Pusztai, J., Salgadao, M., Selig, C., Sleeper,
T., & Vargo, D. (2012). “Application
of a Family Pedigree for Nursing Practice: Lesson Plan and Grading Rubric.”
Available at Genome.gov website http://www.genome.gov/17517037#al-2 and
National Human Genome Research Institute Summer workshop in Genomics short course
Book Review, “Davis Pharmacology Success” (2nd ed.), Spring
2013, Chapter 4: Respiratory System
Chapter Revision, “Kelly/ Nursing Leadership and Management”
(3rd ed.), Spring 2012, Chapter 2: The
Health Care Environment
learning to actively engage students that encompasses collaboration and