Lora joined Family Physicians of Western Colorado in 2006 after graduating from her Nurse Practitioner training. Prior to that, she worked at St. Mary’s Hospital as a Diabetes Nurse Educator. She has also worked at Texas Children’s Hospital, in Houston, in the Diabetes/Endocrine Clinic.
She received her Bachelors Degree in Nursing from the University of Northern Colorado, and a Masters Degree in Nursing from the University of Colorado Health Science Center.
She is certified as a Family Health Practitioner and as a Diabetes Educator.
She is a long time member of the American Diabetes Association, and chairperson for America’s Walk for Diabetes for five years. She has been a speaker at the National Convention for the American Association of Diabetes Educators twice. Lora has also spoken at several local seminars for health professionals and people with diabetes.