Dr. Olash, Christy, Jenni, Lydia, Megan, Laura
, Lauren, Ashley, Denise and myself love seeing how happy and confident our guests feel after they have experienced us in Louisville.
Laura C. Ford, MSN, ARNP, OCN: Laura was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky on a small farm in eastern Jefferson County.
She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Bellarmine College in 1999.
She initially worked as a Registered Nurse in a step-down Telemetry Unit at Baptist Hospital East for several years before taking a position at Spectra Care Home Health, specializing in Infusion Therapy.
Several years later, after caring for her Grandmother who died of Pancreatic Cancer, she pursued a background in Hematology/Oncology, working for a local private practice.
She became a Certified Oncology Nurse during this time, and attended Spalding University Family Nurse Practitioner program, graduating Sigma Theta Tau with her Master of Science in Nursing in 2007.
studies at Spalding
was a Co-Investigator for a Pilot research study which was published in the Oncology Nursing Forum.
was also invited to participate in a Poster Presentation for the Research Study at the Oncology Nursing Society National Conference on Cancer Research in Hollywood, CA.
She is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the Oncology Nursing Society and previously volunteered for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society with family/caregiver support groups.
She joined Ideal Image in March 2010 as a Treatment Provider.
has a passion for Nursing, focusing on providing a holistic and caring approach to patient care.
She has two children, a daughter, Natalie, who attends Eastern High School and son, Brandon, who attends St. Michael Lifelong Learning Center.
Both are very active in athletics and extracurricular activities.
enjoys boating, outdoors, music and fitness, as well as spending time with her
friends and loved ones.