Lauren is a Physician Assistant (PA-C) that joined Sylacauga OBGYN in 2016. She grew up in Sylacauga and graduated from Sylacauga High School in 2006. She attended Union University in Jackson, TN, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology. She lived in Mumbai, India, for two years where she did community development and healthcare education with a non-profit agency. When she returned from India she married her husband Josh and went to Physician Assistant school at Mississippi College in Clinton, MS. She graduated with a Master of Science in Medicine in December 2015.
Lauren was the treasurer for her class in PA school. She was inducted into Pi Alpha, the PA national honor society upon graduation and was given the Leadership Award by her classmates. Lauren is also a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, the Alabama Society of Physician Assistants, and the Mississippi Academy of Physician Assistants.
Lauren always wanted to work in medicine. Her mother and father were both nurses, and she grew up knowing she wanted to be in the medical field. Lauren and Josh have a little girl named Reese. She enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors, camping, reading, and a good cup of coffee with a friend.