Lauren serves as the Sr. Program Specialist for the Ph.D. in Health Related Sciences program and the Bachelor of Science in Health Services Program for the College of Health Professions. She has a B.S. in human resource management and an M.Ed. in Adult Learning, both from VCU. She is currently a Ph.D. student in VCU's School of Education studying adult learning leadership and education equity. She lives in North Chesterfield with her husband, son, and dog.