Ms. Dawn has always had a strong desire to help and care for others. She started her medical journey as a medical assistant in an ENT office here in town while attending college. She graduated in 2003 with her BSN degree from UNLV. As a registered nurse, she specialized in pediatric, pediatric intensive care, pediatric hematology/oncology, and ambulatory surgical services. While working in an ambulatory surgery center, she became familiar with various ENT surgeries in the preoperative, intraoperative and recovery departments. After 13 years of nursing, she decided to go back to graduate school to earn her master’s degree. Dawn graduated in 2015, also from UNLV, with her MSN in family practice. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is also a member of the Honor Society of Nursing (STTI). Dawn is a native Las Vegan. She has a 6-year-old daughter and two dogs. She likes spending time with family, traveling, exercising and cooking.