Nicole Barnes was born and raised in Texas before moving to San Francisco in 2018. She graduated with her Master of Science in Nursing with a family practice specialty from University of Texas at Arlington. Before completing her education, she worked as a Registered Nurse for 7 years in neurology, telemetry, and women's health. Her passion for improving quality of life and creating lasting relationships with her patients had lead her into becoming a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. In her free time, Nicole enjoys traveling, going to the beach, going to see movies and plays, and getting outdoors to explore the Bay Area.