Teresa graduated from Indiana University School of Nursing with highest distinction in 1995 and a bachelor’s degree in nursing. She worked full time for the next eighteen years as an RN in a hospital medical/surgical unit, intensive care unit, emergency department and labor and delivery units. She served twenty-six years in the US Army reserves with approximately ten years of those years on active duty and with the Army Nurse Corp. She graduated from State University of New York in 2013 with a Master’s degree in Family Nurse Practitioner and worked for three years as a primary care provider before specializing in Dermatology beginning in September 2016. She had the great honor and benefit of being trained in the specialty of dermatology by two experienced and exceptional dermatologists, Dr. R. Bottiglione and Dr. S. Jazayeri. She remains in their employment and is able to consult them on a daily basis if needed. She is a mother of two nice young men, married for thirty-seven years, and enjoys hiking, biking, spending time with family, friends, and gardening. Most importantly she is dedicated to providing excellent and respectful patient care. She enjoys taking care of people and strives to address all of their skin related concerns.