Lora was born and raised in Conway, South Carolina. She received her Bachelors of Nursing from Clemson University. After college, she worked at The Medical University of South Carolina in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit where she developed a love of Neonatology. She then enrolled at MUSC and completed her Masters of Science in Nursing specializing as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner. Lora worked as an intern at Richland Memorial in Columbia prior to returning to Charleston. She was employed as an NNP for Bon Secours Roper St. Francis Healthcare for almost 12 years and most recently, she owned and operated Coast CPR in Mount Pleasant teaching CPR and First Aid Classes. She is excited to work with Coastal Pediatric Associates as a Hospitalist.
Lora lives in Mount Pleasant with her husband Greg and their two children, Hayes and Olivia. She loves Clemson Football, fishing on her kayak, boating, travel, piano and gardening.