Emily attended The University of Tennessee, Memphis, Health Science Center where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy, graduating in 2000 with high honors. She has practiced OT in a variety of settings, including pediatrics in a school setting, acute care, inpatient and outpatient rehab and home health care. Emily is a member of American Occupational Therapy Association and American Society of Hand Therapists. In the spring of 2014, she decided to further her hand therapy skills and work exclusively in an outpatient orthopedic setting, where she earned her certification in hand therapy by the fall of 2014. In addition to making a difference in the lives of her patients, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband and two active boys.