Laura Shepherd


Laura has been a registered nurse (RN) for seven years. She previously worked at Novant Health Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital and has been at CMC-Mercy for the past three years. Laura graduated from UNC Charlotte with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. She has spent her entire career working in the operating room (OR), with the majority of her OR experience dealing with Orthopedics. Laura is passionate about missions and providing care for her patient’s during their orthopedic surgeries. This is part of the reason Operation Walk Carolinas is an ideal team for her.

Laura has had the privilege of working with the Op-Walk Carolinas team in Cuba (2017) and Honduras (2018). When not working, Laura enjoys spending time with family, going to the beach, and watching the Atlanta Braves.

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