A native of Bristol, Leah received her bachelor of science degree in nursing from East Tennessee State University. She later attended Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts, where she obtained her master of science degree.
Prior to working as a nurse practitioner, Leah worked as a registered nurse and the orthopedic coordinator in the operating room at Bristol Regional Medical Center for several years. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as well as the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.
Leah has a special interest in soccer and the art of classical ballet. She lives in Bristol, Tennessee, with her husband, Robbie, and their two children.