Laura Overton, NP

Laura Overton is a Louisiana native from the small town of Moss Bluff where she attended Sam Houston High School. In 5th grade she remembers telling her mom she would one day be a nurse like her grandmother. She has been in the medical field for 20 years working her way up from unit secretary, tech, transcriptionist, Medical Assistant, Registered Nurse to Nurse Practitioner. She attended McNeese State University where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2010. Her nursing career entails work in ICU ,ER, PACU, and med-surg/telemetry. She moved to Kingwood, Texas in 2011 and worked in the IMU/ICU at Memorial Hermann Northeast and Memorial Hermann Woodlands.  She has also worked for The Center for Advanced Heart Failure and Houston Methodist. She returned to school in 2016 for her Master of Science in Family Practice and completed it in 2018 after the birth of her child later in 2016. She returned to school in 2017 where she completed her Masters in Nursing Education from Grand Canyon University, followed by completion of her Family Nurse Practitioner Degree in 2018. In 2020 she completed her post-master’s certification in Adult Geriatrics Acute Care Practice. She began practicing in 2019 as a home health nurse practitioner and hospitalist. She loves her job and takes great pride in being a part of such a special profession. In her spare time, Laura enjoys reading, crocheting, spending time with her family and friends and gardening.