Dawn moved to Northern Kentucky from Virginia Beach, VA in 2008. She knew after completing her BA in Communication Studies she wanted to pursue nursing, and the Northern Kentucky/Cincinnati area provided the best setting for that education. She completed her MSN at Mount St. Joseph University and then her APRN Family Nurse Practitioner at Frontier Nursing University, where she also obtained her Doctorate degree. Dawn has worked and extensively trained in multiple specialties including solid organ transplant, trauma, pain management, forensics, and aesthetics. She is certified with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and currently serves as a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Kentucky Association of Nurse Practitioners & Nurse-Midwives, and Phi Mu Rho Nu Chapter Alumni Scholarship and Academic Advisor.