Carol graduated from Greensboro College in Greensboro, North Carolina where she earned a Bachelors of Science Degree in Biology. She then attended The George Washington University School of Health Sciences where she received Bachelors Degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 1985.

She joined Radiologic Associates of Fredericksburg and VIVA in 2001 after numerous years of work in the Cardio-Thoracic and Vascular Surgery field.

Carol is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, and a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.