Lauren was born and raised in East Texas where she enjoyed spending much of her childhood on her grandparents’ peach farm. She graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.A. in Communication before accepting a position in transplant services at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas as a search coordinator for bone marrow and PBSC transplants. Upon joining Baylor as a search coordinator, Lauren and her team were recognized as the #1 donor center in the country of the National Marrow Donor Program.
Journey to Integrative Health
After returning to her hometown of Tyler, Lauren worked in marketing for an educational publisher for 5 years before joining Integrative Health Matters as Business Manager in 2017. Lauren completed her Masters in Healthcare Administration at the University of Texas at Tyler in December 2020. She currently works as Director of Operations and leads the IHM team.
As a professional with a young family, Lauren admits that balancing life, staying active, and eating healthy does not always come easy. Lauren believes in the value of integrative and functional medicine and is grateful to be part of the IHM family
Lauren has a passion for young, single, pregnant women and has started support groups in Tyler for struggling mothers. Lauren and her husband are also CASA volunteers (Court Appointed Special Advocates).
Lauren enjoys traveling, soaking up sunshine every opportunity she can, and spending time with her husband and children.