Dr. Angela Groves is an Assistant Professor of Nursing in the Bronson School of Nursing at Western Michigan University. She earned a PhD in Nursing from Hampton University, Hampton Virgina, United States. Dr. Groves primary research interest is in the area of health disparities among midlife, and older AA women with hypertension. Her current research focuses on of a peer (dyadic) support intervention to improve diet adherence and reduce systolic blood pressure among African American women with hypertension. Dr. Groves has published several articles related to hypertension among African American women.