Heather is a graduate of Watts School of Nursing in Durham, NC where she received her Associate’s Degree in Nursing in 1997. Heather then went on to pursue her B.S. Degree in Nursing at UNCC in Charlotte, NC and graduated with her BSN in 1999. She has been married for thirteen years and she and her husband have two daughters and a son.
She continued her schooling at UNCC and received her Master of Science Degree in Nursing and her FNP degree in 2004.
Heather has worked in Rheumatology as a Nurse Practitioner since 2005. Prior to working in rheumatology she was a Nurse Practitioner in Family Practice for one year. As a nurse she has experience in medical-surgical nursing, infusion therapy nursing and Emergency Room nursing.