Lauren joined Loudoun Pediatric Associates as a Family Nurse Practitioner in November 2009. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Georgetown University in 1981. In 1983, she completed further studies at Georgetown University to become a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. She received her Master’s Degree in Nursing and a Family Nurse Practitioner Certification in 2009. Her experiences include work in the Neonatal ICU at Georgetown University Hospital, the Neonatal ICU at King Fahad Hospital in Saudi Arabia, and work as a Lamaze instructor at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston. Her professional interests include newborn care, breastfeeding, and patient and parent education. Her personal interests include spending time with her husband, her two sons, exercising, gardening and reading.