Heather is a Waco native who graduated from McLennan Community College in 2001 with an Associate Degree in Nursing. She worked as a RN for the next 9 years in cardiac intensive care and out-patient cardiology clinics while earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Texas Tech University (2007) and a Master of Science in Nursing from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (2010). She practiced rural family medicine in Whitney, TX for 7 years prior to joining Baylor.
Heather is an adjunct clinical professor for the Family Nurse Practitioner program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. She also continues to provide care for drug & alcohol rehabilitation and hospice patients through various programs throughout Waco and surrounding communities.
Heather is married with 2 children. Her hobbies include spending time with family & friends and playing bass guitar on her church's worship team