Before joining the HSC News and Communications staff, Laura worked as a reporter for the Palm Beach Post in West Palm Beach, Florida, writing crime and general news stories, as well as feature stories and restaurant reviews. She holds a master's degree in mass communications from the University of Florida and is a member of the National Association of Science Writers. Her bachelor's degree in journalism is from Palm Beach Atlantic University.
Laura is a science writer in the HSC Office of News and Communications. She writes stories for the Post, news releases and Health in a Heartbeat radio scripts. Laura also manages the office's Facebook and Twitter accounts.