Lauren graduated summa cum laude from Jacksonville State University, earning her Bachelor of Science degree in both biology and chemistry. She went on to graduate from University of Alabama at Birmingham with a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies. She has been practicing exclusively in the field of Dermatology since her graduation in 2008.
Lauren currently practices in Gadsden, Alabama serving patients from the area in which she was raised. Over the past 13 years, she has spent a great deal of time carving out a niche in her career and has a deep passion for conditions such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. Lauren enjoys sharing her passion and knowledge with colleagues and the future of our profession through her roles as a preceptor and Industry speaker.
Lauren is committed to supporting her colleagues and advocating for the PA profession through her leadership roles. She currently serves as President- Elect on the Board of Directors for the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA). Prior to her current role as President-Elect, she served as Secretary Treasurer and Director at Large. Lauren is honored to be a founding Board member of the Alabama Society of Dermatology Professionals. She has served on their Board of Directors as CME Chair since 2017.