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.
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.
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.
Megan attended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology. She continued her educational by obtaining her Master of Health Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Quinnipiac University in North Haven, Connecticut in 2011.
Megan’s passion to provide exceptional patient care started well before attending PA school and becoming a clinician. As a physician assistant, she has worked in the urgent care & emergency room settings, as well as a primary care provider in the homes and the long-term care environments. When asked what she loves most about primary care, Megan states she enjoys getting to know her patients and their families and developing a bond to support her patients through the many changes and stages of aging healthcare.
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.
Prior to advancing her career as a PA, Sara has worked in multiple environments as a medical scribe. Sara looks forward to enhancing patient's medical care and clinical support team by supporting patient care.
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.
Chris graduated from Wake Technical Community College with an Associates in Arts and then attended Appalachian State University to earn his Bachelor of
Science in Psychology.
Christopher is a native of Wake Forest, NC and joins the SHAE Medical team as a clinical scribe. Chris has worked in multiple environments as a behavioral health technician, medical scribe, as well and medical assistant. Chris is driven to support underserved patients and their healthcare needs.