Lauren is a board certified Adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioner with a special interest in palliative care and cancer pain management. Her foundation in palliative care was formed at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where she completed a palliative care fellowship focusing specifically on cancer pain management in oncology patients. Her nursing background is in critical care, hospice, and rural homecare.
Lauren completed her Nurse Practitioner graduate training at George Washington University. Prior to this, she obtained her undergraduate degree from University of Vermont. She also spent several weeks giving lectures on palliative care on the U.S. Territories of Guam and Saipan, and helped create an interpreter training module specifically focused on palliative care.
In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with her dog and husband. She is an avid equestrian, and loves to travel to other countries whenever possible.