She received her Bachelor’s in Business from the University of North Georgia, later returning to complete her nursing degree, and completed her Master’s in Nursing from the University of California, San Francisco where she was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society.
Carlie is a Board-Certified Adult and Geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, and a Certified Critical Care Registered Nurse. In her first year as a nurse practitioner, she moved to Los Angeles to complete a residency in homeless primary care. During her time in California, Carlie was an active participant in the California Association for Nurse Practitioners (CANP) and was selected to represent her local chapter at the legislative and policy making branch of CANP. She has lobbied congress in support of bills which would improve access to care for vulnerable populations, and was recently awarded the LGBTQIA certificate of advocacy in her last practice setting. Now living in Boston, she continues to work with underserved populations as an Internal Medicine/Urgent Care Nurse Practitioner at Boston Medical Center and is an Instructor at Boston University School of Medicine. She is passionate about promoting social justice and increasing provider awareness of unconscious bias.