Alissa is originally from Burlington, VT and was lured to Maine by the rafting industry. She earned a bachelor’s degree in social work and women’s studies from the University of New Hampshire, studied nursing at Kennebec Valley Community College, and completed her master’s in nursing at Simmons University in Boston. Prior to becoming a family nurse practitioner Alissa worked as an emergency department nurse for four and a half years. She joined the faculty of Maine-Dartmouth in the spring of 2020 and provides healthcare services at Four Seasons Family Practice. Alissa values the outdoors and spends her free moments staying active, enjoying time with her dog, friends, and family, and cooking great meals.