Board-certified in family practice through the American Nurse Credentialing Center. She initially graduated from the Indian River State College Nursing Program with highest honors and as a member and president of the honor society Phi Theta Kappa. She graduated with her Masters of Science in Nursing from Kaplan University with highest honors and as a member of the Nursing honor society Sigma Theta Tau. Experience as a registered nurse includes the intensive care unit, medical/surgical, and progressive care. She enjoys reading and cooking in her spare time.