Erica received her bachelor’s degree in science at Old Dominion University. After graduating she served two and a half years in the Peace Corps living in West Africa, Republic of Benin. She is a graduate of the University of St Augustine’s doctorate of physical therapy program and masters of occupational therapy program. She has been full time faculty at the University of St. Augustine since 2008 where she instructs in the physical therapy and occupational therapy curriculum teaching Neuroscience and Neuromuscular Rehabilitation. She is passionate about service to others and experiencing the world on a global scale. She has taken students on international service learning trips to countries such as Peru, Coast Rica, Brazil, Guatemala, and Morocco. Currently she is also completing her PhD in Public Health at the University of Florida.