Laurie grew up in Eastern South Dakota and obtained a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology and Microbiology from South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD. Following undergrad, she was accepted into the Carver College of Medicine PA program at the University of Iowa. Laurie completed her Masters of Physician Assistant studies in the Summer of 2012.
Prior to joining the Lakeview team, Laurie spent several years practicing in the field of infectious disease and wound care. In 2023, Laurie joined the Lakeview clinic practice as a surgical PA where she assists in the operating room and sees clinic patients.
In her spare time, Laurie enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and dog. Her hobbies include reading, fitness, and spending time with family and friends.