Lee Ann Eissler, PhD, FNP, MM is a Nurse Practitioner and longtime Alaskan. She is employed as a U.S. Foreign Service Medical Provider, currently serving in Bangkok, Thailand providing primary and emergency care to the U.S. diplomatic community. Prior to this tour, she was the Managing Director for Clinical Services in Washington DC, and has served in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Baghdad, Iraq; and Havana, Cuba.
Lee Ann holds both a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree from the University of Alaska Anchorage. She has a PhD from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and has a second Master’s degree from McGill University in International Health Leadership.
Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Lee Ann held faculty positions at the University of Alaska Anchorage and the University of Hawaii and worked in clinical practice in Anchorage. She continues to teach as adjunct instructor for UAA with a wide variety of healthcare courses including leadership, organizations and finance, ethics, policy, and information technology. She is a faculty advisor, mentor, and educational consultant for McGill University.
Lee Ann is also busy in the non-profit world. She is a founding board member and current board president of Katie’s Handprint – an Alaskan organization raising money for families impacted by childhood cancer. Lee Ann’s stateside home is in Anchorage, and she travels back frequently to visit family and friends.