Judith Herrman, PhD, is Associate Professor with Tenure at the School of Nursing, University of Delaware, USA. She has been a pediatric nurse for over 30 years, working as a staff nurse, nurse manager, nurse educator, researcher, and advocate. Considered a leader in Adolescent Nursing, Dr. Herman is the author of numerous scholarly publications and research grants, and is a highly regarded speaker and lecturer on many topics related to teen health. With a strong focus on teen brain development, her research delves into adolescent health and decision-making, sexual development and teen pregnancy prevention, and teen dating violence. Dr. Herrman is also the recipient of many distinguished nursing awards and honors.