Dr. Lauren Paul joined Patient First as a full-time staff physician in October of 2023, and she has served as a part-time staff physician since June of 2022. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in biological sciences, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in human nutrition, foods and exercise from Virginia Polytechnic and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia. Dr. Paul received a Master of Science degree in physiology and biophysics from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and she received her osteopathic medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Georgia Campus in Suwanee, Georgia. She completed an internship in family medicine at Jacksonville Naval Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, and she completed a family medicine residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia. Dr. Paul is board eligible in family medicine.