Rosanne advanced from an associated degreed registered nurse to nurse practitioner after 23 years of critical care nursing with experience in cardiovascular, medical, surgical, neurological, and transplant patients. She served in supervisory, management, and clinical educator roles. Recipient of academic merit scholarships throughout her undergraduate degree, she was named Summa Cum Laude Graduate for both her Associate Degree Nursing in 1993 at College of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City, NC and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2012 at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA. She continued to excel academically, graduating with honors in a Dual Degree Acute Care and Family Nurse Practitioner program with a Cardiovascular Subspecialty though the University of South Alabama, Mobile. She is actively pursuing a Doctorate in Nurse Practice (DNP) with and Education Subspecialty at University of South Alabama.