Laura has worked at the University of South Florida since 2002. She started her career at USF as a Health Educator at Student Health Services and soon began teaching classes as an adjunct professor. Laura began her faculty position at the College of Public Health in 2007 and has taught a variety of courses for the undergraduate program. Laura comes from a long family line of educators, which she believes is the source of her passion for actively engaging students in the learning process. Laura's other's interests include traveling, reading, participating in local racing events, movies and spending time outdoors.