Dawnell completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree at Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa in May of 2017, and completed her Undergraduate Bachelor degree in the Science of Nursing at St. Ambrose University, in May of 2014. Prior to completing her Doctorate degree, Dawnell worked 23 years as a registered nurse in the specialty of Interventional Cardiology and Cardiovascular, Medical Surgical Intensive Care Nursing which gave her "hands-on" experience with various types of mechanical ventilation; including CPAP, BiPAP and ASV ventilation. Upon graduating with her Doctorate degree in 2017, Dawnell worked for five years with Dr. Mahadevia, specializing in Sleep Medicine; treating patients with sleep breathing disorders and other sleep disturbances. Dawnell also worked at the University of Iowa as a Nurse Practitioner in the Heart and Vascular Center in the Electrophysiology section caring for patients with irregular heart rhythms and implantable devices to treat cardiac arrhythmias, and utilized her sleep background skills, screening patients for obstructive sleep apnea in the atrial fibrillation clinic. Dawnell is an active member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), and the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). Dawnell enjoys seeing positive changes in patients' lives through innovative medicine and collaborating with her patients to achieve their highest level of wellness through health education. In her spare time, Dawnell enjoys long distance cycling, playing cards and board games, gardening, traveling, spending times with friends and family and cheering on the Kansas City Chiefs.
Niki graduated from Scott Community College in 2001 with an Associates of Applied Sciences degree in Electroneurodiagnostics and is a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist/Registered Sleep Technologist. Niki has 24 years of sleep specialty knowledge that includes: sleep test set up, clinic management skills, CPAP supply and equipment set up, supply logistics and personalized patient service skills. Previously, Niki worked at Mississippi Valley Sleep Disorder Center, managing the sleep lab and sleep clinic, and completing administrative duties. Niki also worked in management at Aerocare Sleep Supply overseeing the daily activities of the office, staff supervision, managing CPAP supply and equipment inventory, supply logistics and customer service. Niki is an expert at cost saving utilization and delivering top-notch customer service. Niki takes pride in going above and beyond to help patients with healthcare questions and needs; doing whatever possible to help make each patient's experience educational and enjoyable. Niki believes in building long lasting and trusting relationships with patients and takes the time to listen and understand each patient's individual healthcare needs. In her spare time, Niki enjoys traveling, and spending time with family. Sleep Innovations is happy to have Niki Schneekloth as part of our healthcare team!
Brooke attended Scott Community College and attained a degree in Electroneurodiagnostics and is a Registered Polysomnographic Technologist/Registered Sleep Technician (RPSGT). Brooke has 20 years of sleep specialty experience and a vast knowledge of sleep disorders and the use of Polysomnographic techniques in the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders. Brooke has strong clinical and interpersonal skills that she utilizes in her approach to patient care and education. Brooke takes pride in delivering high-quality patient care and goes above and beyond to assist patients with questions and problem solving. Previously, Brooke worked at Mississippi Valley Sleep Disorder Center assisting patients with home sleep test set up, CPAP supply set up and sleep education. Brooke also worked at Aerocare assisting patients with CPAP and supply set up and patient education. In her spare time Brooke enjoys spending time with her family, attending her daughters' sporting events and traveling
Faith comes to Sleep Innovations with 20 plus years of experience in training program management, readiness program management and a high level of interpersonal skills to effectively communicate, interact and work with large groups of individuals. Prior to coming to Sleep Innovations, Faith worked for the Federal Government as an Emergency Management Specialist with the US Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, Emergency management Division. During her employment with the Corps of Engineers, Faith was deployed to multiple states to include Puerto Rico to help with disaster management of floods and hurricanes. Faith has always enjoyed caring for individuals in times of need and utilized her skills seeking to promote human welfare. In her spare time, Faith loves to gather with her large family for meals and laughter, enjoys cooking, painting and gardening.