At SHAE Medical, PLLC, we recognize that our patients are the most important member of the medical care team. "SHAE" stands for Senior Health and Education, and we passionately believe that patient education is the foundation of successful healthcare.
We value and design our medical care with a comprehensive and collaborative approach, while striving to identify a treatment plan that remains patient centered on individual goals and preferences.
Lilly graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Social Work from NC State University in 2006. She graduated with an Associate of Nursing from Vance Granville Community College and proceeded to Simmons College where she obtained her Master of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
Lilly has devoted her professional career to enrich the lives of her clients and patients in diverse, underserved, and vulnerable populations with exceptional and compassionate care.
Sophie graduated with her Bachelor of Art in Rhetoric and Communication Studies from the University of Richmond in 2003. She then earned both a Master of Divinity and her Doctor of Ministry with a concentration in Youth, Family, and Culture from Fuller Theological Seminary. She attended Duke University School of Nursing for her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Sophie continued her educational endeavors to obtain her Doctorate in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2022.
Sophie's passion to work in primary care is to ensure an improvement in quality of life through education, preventative care, and the treatment of medical conditions. She loves that medicine allows each of us to make a tremendous difference in the lives of individuals, families, and entire communities.
Lauren graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Biological Science with Nutrition Concentration and Minor in Spanish from the North Carolina State University in 2008. She earned her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from East Carolina University in 2013.
Throughout Lauren's professional career she has always found a deep connection providing primary care for her geriatric patients as she values knowing and being a part of the lives of her patients in ways that a specialist never can. When asked what she loves most about medicine she stated it is seeing her patients improve and feel better. She has learned (and laughed) so much getting to know each and every patient. She looks forward to meaningful care with the help of the wonderful staff at SHAE Medical.
Elizabeth graduated with an Associate of Science in Nursing from Durham Technical Community College. She continued her educational endeavors and obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Elizabeth then obtained her Master of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Duke University.
Elizabeth has been providing medical care to patients since 2007 and is passionate about practicing meaningful medicine. She finds that by listening and empowering patients in their care, she has been able to enrich patients' lives each and every day.
Brittany graduated with her Bachelor of Arts in Exercise and Sport Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2008. She earned her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from East Carolina University in 2013.
Brittany's passion for healthcare and geriatrics started when she was working as a CNA on a dementia care unit while studying at UNC-CH. She believes that her most important role as a clinician is providing education to patients and their families so that they can better understand and manage their disease and complications.
Aubree attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She continued her educational endeavors to obtain her Master of Science in Nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing in 2018. Prior to moving to NC and joining the SHAE Medical team, Aubree has worked in multiple high-acuity settings with complex patients both in the ICU as a nurse and then for 5 years in nephrology in Pennsylvania.
Aubree's passion is helping others navigate the challenging healthcare system in today’s world. She take pride making sure her treatment plans and approaches to medicine support the whole person.
Tuwana graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Florida Atlantic University in 2012 and obtained her Master of Science as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Chamberlain University in 2018. In addition to her passion for patient care with adult and geriatric patients, Tuwana also proudly served in the US Coast Guard as Hospital Corpsman and Registered EMT from 1990 to 1999.
Tuwana's passion for supporting patients with primary care needs drives her comprehensive approach in the adult and geriatric setting.
Sara attended Rutgers University Honors College and obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Molecular Biology & Biochemistry with a minor in Computer Science. She continued her educational endeavors at Rutgers University and graduated with a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies.
Sara joins the SHAE Medical team as a medical scribe as she is finalizing her national board certification and North Carolina licensure as a physician assistant. She looks forward to enhancing your resident's medical care and clinical support team by
Suzanne graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the University of North Carolina of Chapel Hill in 2013. She continued post-baccalaureate pre-medical courses at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Suzanne's passion is to support exceptional patient care. She has experience in administrative support for multiple health care settings, including emergency medicine, primary and urgent care, and long-term care homes. She is passionate about developing thoughtful and responsive relationships with patients, families, and the healthcare team.
Madeline joins the SHAE Medical team with a strong passion to support patients and their families to have a rewarding and healthy life. She joins the team with experience working in multiple environments of customer service.
Madeline is a native of Durham and has always found a role in volunteering and supporting her community. We are enthusiastic about Madeline's analytical eye and compassionate approach to customer service as part of the SHAE Medical team.