Cynthia Kollauf is an Advanced Practice Community Based Nurse Case Manager for Advocate Aurora Health Care in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She works directly with chronically ill, vulnerable clients across the care continuum. Prior to this role, Kollauf worked in a Clinical Nurse Specialist role in cardiac care and also as a clinical instructor for Marquette University. Recently she served a term with the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists on their task force on the CNS and chronic conditions management. Kollauf co-authored an article on this topic that was published in Nursing Economics this spring. She has authored and presented on various topics related to community case management and topics in cardiovascular disease.