Verne is a native of Houma, Louisiana. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Centenary College of Louisiana in Biology (1997) as well as a Bachelor and Master of Science degree from Northwestern State University in Nursing (2001, 2011). Between his graduation from Centenary and obtaining his nursing degree, Verne worked as a website designer and a computer technician for Prysm Technologies, Inc. and ShreveNet, Inc. in Shreveport Louisiana. Following graduation with his BSN, he worked as an Emergency Department Nurse at Tulane University Medical Center, East Jefferson General, and Willis-Knighton South in Shreveport. In 2015, Verne received a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from University of South Alabama and will begin pursuing an FNP certification in 2018. His previous clinical experience includes three years in colon rectal surgery, five years in primary care and five years in urgent care. Verne currently works in emergency medicine and urgent care medicine.
In his free time, Verne enjoys spending time with his partner, Donovan; his Yellow Labrador Retriever, Lady Sophie; and Westie, Ana.
University of South Alabama