Dawn joined LPA as a Registered Nurse in 2009. Dawn earned her BS degree in Biology from Roanoke College in 1994 and her BS in Nursing from the University of Virginia in 1996. She was a patient educator specializing in childbirth, newborn care and breastfeeding for eight years while raising her two children. She transitioned from floor nursing to Lactation Services with LPA in June of 2010 and is now working full time as a Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Her professional interests include breastfeeding, parent and patient education, and postpartum support. Dawn is a native of Loudoun County with her husband Pat and her two children Megan and Cameron. In her personal time, she enjoys yoga, reading and cooking.