She obtained BSN from Clemson University as well as a MBA. Obtained MSN from Kennesaw State University. She has taught at the undergraduate level for the past 15 years. She has taught at Walden University for the past 5 years as a clinical instructor in the NP program. She works as a FNP in a private clinic specializing in pediatrics. Prior to becoming a FNP she worked in critical care with special emphasis on cardiac care She belongs to the AANP and is certified through them. She writes monthly articles in the local paper on different areas regarding pediatrics.