Family:
I have been married to my husband Jacob since May 2014. We are both from Arkansas and we are junior high sweethearts. He is a dentist and currently in a Pediatric Dental Residency to be specialized as a Pediatric Dentist. We have 3 dogs! Two Havanese dogs and one rescue dog that we rescued off of interstate 240 in Memphis. No kids right now, but hopefully in the future!

Undergraduate:
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, B.A. in Biology, 2014
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, BSN, 2017

Graduate School:
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, MSN, 2019

Pediatric Training:
LeBonheur Children's Hospital, 2017-2018 (Internship and Registered Nurse)
Desoto Pediatric Extended Care, 2018-2020 (Registered Nurse)
Lentz Pediatrics, 2019-2020

Board Certified:
Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, 2019

Practice Experience:
My nursing career started at Le Bonheur Children's Hospital on the Orthopedic/Hematology floor where I completed an internship and I also worked there as a registered nurse. After that, I worked at Desoto Pediatric Extended Care as a registered nurse, where I provided care for medically fragile and special needs pediatric patients. My first nurse practitioner position was at Lentz Pediatrics in Jackson, TN where I also completed my clinicals for school.

Medical Interests:
Developmental Pediatrics and Community Health

Hobbies and Other Interests:
My favorite things to do include spending time with family and friends, going shopping, reading, and playing with my pups! I also love trying new restaurants in and around Memphis!

Favorite Sports / Sports Teams:
Arkansas Razorbacks (Woo Pig Sooie!) and Memphis Grizzlies