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Crystal Lei has been a full-time faculty member at Sheridan since 2015. She teaches diverse groups of students on a broad knowledge of nursing, focusing on subjects such as nursing math, pathophysiology, as well as nursing theory and nursing care. She has a strong clinical and teaching background which allows her to bring real life clinical experiences into enhancing and enriching students learning at Sheridan. Prior to Sheridan, she has worked as a registered nurse (RN) in various healthcare settings, including Emergency (ER), Acute Cardiac Care, Inpatient Family Medicine, Renal, Rehabilitation, Surgical Unit, Oncology/Palliative, Respiratory, and Continuous Complex Care. In addition to her RN role, she also worked as a clinical and lab instructor, and a professor in a nursing degree and diploma program in one of the institutions in Toronto. Both clinical and teaching experiences have enabled her to be a knowledgeable and experienced nursing professor and educator. In the area of research, she was engaged in the Mothering Transition Research program in Faculty of Nursing at the University of Toronto. The study is about post-partum depression in women, and the health of immigrant mothers and their infants.Â She believes in life-long learning. She encourages students to pursue knowledge continuously for personal or professional development. Her hobbies are painting and reading.