Originally from Arkansas, Lorie earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from Texas A&M Corpus Christi before pursuing a nursing career. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing in Baltimore Maryland.
In Texas, Lorie worked as a birth center nurse before family ties pulled her to California. There, she worked in home health care and women’s health.
She subsequently earned Masters of Science Degree in Nursing specializing in Family Health at the University of California San Francisco.
Prior to joining Silver Falls, Lorie worked in the rural areas of Tuolumne and Sonora California.
She is now excited to call Oregon her new home and is looking forward to serving the community of Pendleton,Oregon.