Lauren is a certified Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, originally from St. Louis, Missouri. In 2020, she relocated with her husband to Chico, CA. With over ten years of experience as a Registered Nurse in various settings, including Vascular Surgery/Progressive Care Unit, Cardiac Stepdown, and Cardiac Catheterization Lab, Lauren discovered her passion for cardiology. She completed her Master’s degree from Graceland University in 2022. In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing board games, and traveling. Lauren is thrilled to join the Cardiovascular Institute of San Diego/Heart and Vascular Centers of America and is eager to continue providing exceptional cardiovascular care to the community.