Amanda has a BS in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Integrative Physiology and Neurology from North Carolina State University. Since graduating from NC State, Amanda has worked in the medical field as part of the administrative and clinical support teams. Amanda has also worked in the research setting, studying neural regenerative pathways and the epigenetics of obesity. Originally from Fayetteville, NC, Amanda now lives in Raleigh with her husband and dog. She enjoys traveling, hiking, and cooking.