Rachel Turner, NP-C grew up in Rome, GA. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Kennesaw State University in 2008, graduating with honors. Rachel completed her Senior Nursing Practicum in the Wound Care Unit at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, GA. She spent her RN years working in the critical care areas of ICU, Vascular Surgery Lab, and Cardiac Cath Lab at Redmond Medical Center and Floyd Medical Center in Rome, GA. In 2013, she earned her Master’s degree in the Family Nurse Practitioner program at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama where she, again, graduated with honors and was inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. She has spent 5 years of her career in family medicine in her hometown and nearby in Adairsville, GA. Rachel developed an interest in dermatology at a young age after her own family’s experience with skin cancer. She joins Skin Cancer Specialists, P.C. & Aesthetic Center with three years of dermatology experience.
She is licensed by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, and National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners.
She resides in Rome with her daughter, Vivienne. In her free time, Rachel enjoys lazy Sundays after church, hitting the gym, and getting outdoors with her family as much as possible.