Emily was raised in Atlanta, Georgia. For her undergraduate education, Emily attended University of Georgia (UGA) where she graduated magna cum laude with her Bachelor of Science in Psychology. After UGA, Emily moved to Augusta to complete her Master of Science in Nursing at the Medical College of Georgia. As a registered nurse, Emily worked in the medical-surgical intensive care unit for five years at Athens Regional Medical Center. During this time, she completed her Post-Master’s Certificate in Family Nurse Practitioner at Georgia Regents University. Emily is married with one child, and lives in Watkinsville.
Emily is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She sees patients in the Athens office as Dr. Chafin’s nurse practitioner.