is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She is a native of Birmingham and a graduate of Ensley High School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Tuskegee University, a Master of Science in Nursing and a Post Masters Certificate from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has been a Certified Asthma Educator since 2004. She is a Colonel in the United States Army Reserve. She joined Metro Pediatrics in 1995-2001 and rejoined the practice in 2011.