Commander (CDR) Aisha Mix is an adjunct faculty member at Morgan State University and a Senior Nurse Officer in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. Her current duty station is HRSA, the primary federal agency for improving access to health care services for vulnerable people. She is also the Deputy Team Leader for a deployment team activated to meet health and human service needs following an emergency event or disaster. Her most recent deployment was to Monrovia, Liberia, as part of the U.S. Ebola Response. Having become a mother at ages 15 and 16, CDR Mix understands well the journey of teen motherhood. In her local community, she volunteers with two nonprofit organizations that promote educational attainment for adolescent parents. As a registered nurse, she has worked with federal grants and health policy; supervised a Medicaid program for high-risk mothers and babies; provided home health and labor and delivery nursing; and coordinated care within state, county, and military case management programs. Her academic, professional, and personal pursuits are dedicated to increasing understanding of adolescent parenting and the fortitude necessary to achieve positive outcomes. CDR Mix earned a BS and MS in Nursing from Hampton University, an MPH from Johns Hopkins University, a DNP from Case Western Reserve University, and national recognition as a Certified Case Manager. She is also a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc.