Our Physician Extenders

Laura Adams, APRN-BC

Nurse Practitioner           

(Advanced Practice Registered Nurse)


Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 

  • Post-masters, Women's Health, May 2003 

  • Master of Science in Nursing, Adult and Occupational Health, August 2002

Radford University, Radford, VA

  • Bachelor of Science, Foods and Nutrition with emphasis in Dietetics;

  • Minor in Psychology, May 2000 

Work Experience:

  • Nurse Practitioner, David J. Patton, MD Inc., Charleston, VW, June 2012-Present 

  • Lead Nurse Practitioner, The Ohio State Medical Center Department of Emergency Medicine, Columbus, OH, April 2009-May 2012 

  • Nurse Practitioner, The Ohio State Medical Center Department of Hematology/Oncology, Columbus, OH, September 2004-April 2009 

  • Registered Nurse/Grant Coordinator Assistant,
    Boone County Community Action, Madison, VW, July 2003 - November 2003

  • Registered Nurse, Kim Dayani Health Promotion Center,
    Vanderbilt University, July 2002 - December 2002

Certifications and Licensure:

  • Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANCC Certified)

  • Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner (NCC Certified)

  • Registered Nurse - West Virginia 

  • Advanced Practice Licensure with Prescriptive Authority - West Virginia

Activities and Honors:

  • Read aloud West Virginia volunteer, January 2015-present 

  • Member The Ohio State University Medical Center Nurse Practitioner Executive Council, 2010 

  • Member The Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, 2007-2009

  • Abstract Reviewer: The Oncology Nursing Society, 2006-2009 

  • Support Group Coordinator- Central Ohio Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 2008-2009 

  • Medical Volunteer- Columbus Marathon 

  • Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society: Iota Chapter of Vanderbilt University; Inducted May 2001 

Contact Us

Boone Memorial Hospital

701 Madison Avenue

Madison, West Virginia 25130



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