Education: Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA (Summa Cum Laude in Biology with minor in Psychology)
PA School: Duke University Physician Assistant Program, Durham, NC
American Academy of Physician Assistants
North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants
California Academy of Physician Assistants
After obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Lauren worked for several years as a Certified Nursing Assistant in both inpatient and outpatient settings in Virginia where she grew up. She then earned her Master of Health Sciences and Physician Assistant degree from the Duke Physician Assistant Program in 2015. Lauren began her career in GI at Peninsula Gastroenterology Medical Group in Redwood City, California, while her husband completed a fellowship at Stanford University. She joined Wake Gastroenterology in 2017 after her husband’s job with NC State brought them back to the Triangle. In her free time, Lauren enjoys cooking, photography, traveling, and spending time with her family, friends, and Boston terrier.