Amanda is a board-certified nurse practitioner with over 15 years of experience in healthcare. She obtained a bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Oklahoma and a bachelor of science in psychology from Oklahoma State University. Amanda then earned her graduate degree from Graceland University in Kansas City and worked in primary care for five years prior to joining the RAO team. Amanda has joined the Association of Rheumatology Professionals and has been active in continuing education in rheumatology. She has a special interest in rheumatoid arthritis and lupus patients and enjoys working with them to achieve improvements in pain and the ability to remain active. Amanda is an Oklahoma native and now lives in Edmond with her two Italian greyhounds Stella and Skippy.