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810 Hospital Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24060

Open Mon-Fri 8:30A-5P

Carol, who was raised in Narrows, Virginia, graduated from Roanoke Memorial School of Professional Nursing in 1977 and then Roanoke College in Salem, VA.  She worked in emergency and critical care nursing early in her nursing career.  She later went to West Virginia University School of Nursing and completed BSN coursework and stayed on and obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing in 1987.  She then went to the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Virginia and graduated in 1997.

Although she is a strong WVU supporter, Carol has deep roots at Virginia Tech.  Her spouse (Charlie), daughter (Lindsey) and stepson (Houston) are all VT graduates (biology, mechanical engineering, and biology respectively) and her stepdaughter (Jessica) is a graduate of Radford University in Music Therapy.  Her daughter, Lindsey, will complete her Master of Science in Medical Engineering in the spring of 2012.  Charlie retired after 29 years in Emergency Medicine and loves the fact that “every day is Saturday.”

Carol has been in the Christiansburg area since 1987 and has worked in many nursing capacities.  She has been supervisor at Montgomery Regional Hospital as well as Director of Education there.  She was an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Radford University for many years and then stayed on as an adjunct faculty.  She continues to precept the nurse practicioner students from Radford University and other universities as well.  She spent many years volunteering her services at the Free Clinic of the New River Valley and continues to see these patients in her practice.  She has been with Medical Associates of Southwest Virginia for the past 15 years as a nurse practicioner and certified diabetes educator.  Her primary interest is the care of patients with diabetes with emphasis on health promotion and prevention of diabetic complications.  She enjoys the interaction with patients and their familes and the closeness that develops over the years of caring for them.

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