Paula received her Master’s Degree from Grand Canyon University. She is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. Prior to pursuing her advanced nursing degree, Paula worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse for 3 years and a Registered Nurse for the past 18 years. She has over 20 years of healthcare experience ranging from care of patients in critical care settings, inpatient hospital settings, and emergency care. She joins the Ironwood Cancer & Research Centers to provide quality, holistic care to our hematology and oncology patients. When not working, Paula enjoys spending time reading, watching any type of sport, movies and traveling. She also enjoys spending time with her church family. Originally from Alabama, Paula has made Arizona her home over the past ten years.