Leslie Russell, RN, ACNP grew up in Indianapolis before relocating with her family to central Texas over 35 years ago. She earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and graduated with an award for clinical excellence. She attended University of Texas at Arlington where she earned a Master’s of Science in Nursing and graduated with recognition in Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society of Nursing. She is board certified as an adult acute care nurse practitioner. She served at Scott & White Memorial Hospital for 18 years and spent the last 8 years of practice in Gastroenterology. She is pleased to continue her service in the field of Gastroenterology providing care for those with a wide variety of GI problems with an additional focus on inflammatory bowel disease and nutrition disorders.