Laura grew up in Adel, IA and graduated from Dallas Center-Grimes High School in 2015. She attended Luther College to complete her BA in Biology in 2018. Laura then earned her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Des Moines University in 2022. Her favorite part about being a physical therapist is building strong relationships with her patients, empowering them to be advocates for their health, and helping people get back to doing the things they love. Laura is an active member of the Iowa Physical Therapy Association to help advocate for the future of the profession. She also keeps busy volunteering for Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership on the Corporate Board and as Director of Programming as well as at her church with the praise team and altar guild. Laura recently got married and lives in Grimes. She enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, being outside, and hiking in National Parks.
- IN PROGRESS: Trauma-Informed Certificate for Coaches by The Centre for Healing