Lauren was born and raised in Dallas, Texas and attended Baylor University, where she received her Bachelor of Science in nursing. She then worked in a variety of settings as a nurse throughout Colorado and first realized her passion for women’s health while working alongside midwives in Haiti. This led her to pursue midwifery, receiving her MSN from the University of Colorado in 2014. Upon graduation she began serving women with Rose Midwifery in Denver, where she practiced for the past 4 years. She remains very passionate about serving a diverse and underserved population and is very excited to join the University Nurse Midwives. Outside of work Lauren enjoys traveling, hiking, camping, and snowboarding with her family and friends.