Emily J. Cannon graduated from Vincennes University in 1995 with an ASN, Indiana Wesleyan University in 1999 with a BSN, and Indiana Wesleyan University in 2005 with an MSN (concentration: Community Health Nursing). She worked at Union Hospital as a staff nurse (Medical Surgical float nurse) from 1995-1997. Then she took another position with Union Hospital as an Infection Control Nurse and worked in that position from 1997-2003. In 2003, she was hired by Ivy Tech Community College to teach nursing courses in the ASN program. She worked there from 2003-2012 and in 2012 she was hired by Indiana State University to teach as a special purpose faculty member in the baccalaureate nursing program.