Lauren joined, both Fruita and Grand Junction, Western Colorado Pediatric Associates as a Nurse Practitioner in 2019. Prior to that she worked at Primary Care Partners as a Care Coordinator at Tabeguache Family and Sports Medicine and at Red Canyon Family Medicine. Lauren received her masters of science in nursing, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Primary Care, at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. Prior to that she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Colorado Mesa University. Her certifications include Advanced Practice Nurse, Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Registered Nurse and BLS for Healthcare Providers (CPR & AED).