Tammy earned her Master of Science degree in Nursing from MGH Institute of Health Professionals in 1999. She is an ANCC certified Adult Nurse Practitioner. In addition, Tammy earned a Master of Science degree in Applied Anatomy and Physiology from Boston University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Providence College. Tammy has extensive experience as an Adult Nurse Practitioner in a variety of clinical settings. Prior to her career as a nurse practitioner, she spent some time as a Registered Nurse on the Cardiac Access Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and as a Research Assistant at both the Miriam Hospital and Boston University School of Medicine. She has clinical interests in cardiovascular disease and geriatric health.