Caitlin Conley Wise graduated with a degree in nursing in 2012 and has been working as a registered nurse in a Surgical Trauma ICU at Virginia Commonwealth University Health systems since graduation. She is currently pursuing a Master's in Public Health and will graduate in 2017.
At the University of Tennessee, Caitlin interned during summer 2010 at the New Hope Foundation orphanage in Beijing. New Hope Foundation provides care for children with surgically correctable disabilities. Caitlin was involved in her church, Redeemer, and was a board member for Redeeming Hope Ministries, a local organization in place to help the homeless of Knoxville. She was also a member of the Ministry Team on campus.
Based on her extensive involvement with Redeeming Hope Ministries of Knoxville, Caitlin wrote an honors thesis project entitled, “Hearing the Silent Voices: Narratives of Healthcare and Homelessness” under the direction of Professor Lynne Miller, Dr. Karen Lasater, and Dr. Ken Phillips in the College of Nursing.