Shireen Allen-Lawson, DNP, FNP-C

Family Medicine

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Why did you become a healthcare provider?

I have always wanted to help people. I love science too!

What attracted you to a community health center for your practice?

This allows me to provide care to those who need it the most. I believe that the delivery of health should look at the whole person

What do you enjoy or find most fulfilling about caring for patients?

I find that being a part of someone’s journey in their healthcare is the most rewarding part of the job.

If you could be anything else, what would you want to be?

I would own a big woodshop and get to tinker every day

Do you have children? If so, what are their ages?

I have two grown children and eight grandchildren

Do you have hobbies or a way you like to spend your time away from work?

I love to work in my wood shop and create all sorts of things. I also love to ride my motorcycle and get
the much needed wind therapy.

Do you have a favorite book, movie or TV show?

Game of Thrones,
Shawshank Redemption, The Green Mile
Anything Brene Brown writes.