Colleen M. Slate, MSN, NP-C
Family Nurse Practitioner
American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
Education and Experience
Colleen comes to SEARHC after previously graduating from the Old Dominion University in Virginia and working at a variety of positions at the Carilion Clinic including Cardiology, Orthopedic, Emergency, and Family Care departments. Before her career as a Nurse Practitioner, she worked as a Registered Nurse in the Neuro Trauma ICU at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Colleen enjoys learning about patients and community members and has a sincere appreciation for the opportunity to help patients fine-tune their health behaviors. She also enjoys teaching and sharing her knowledge about disease processes.
Her grandchildren are her top priority and Colleen also enjoys reading mysteries, exploring nature, and collecting. Some of her favorite collections include old cast iron vintage items made in the USA, old jewelry, handmade quilts, and bench-made knives.