Meet Laura Belair, CPNP
Laura Belair is a board-certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner originally from South Carolina. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing at the University of South Carolina. Upon completion, she moved to Norfolk, VA to start her career at the Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters. She worked on a medical-surgical unit as a nurse caring for a diverse population of pediatric patients. In the years that followed, she attended University of Virginia where she completed her master’s degree as a Pediatric NP and taught undergraduate nursing students in their pediatric clinical rotation.
After her time at UVA, she was selected for a nurse practitioner fellowship program at Carolinas Healthcare System. During that time, she worked with her mentor developing a quality improvement project utilizing telehealth nurse educators to improve the quality of life for pediatric asthma patients. This quality improvement project won first place in the fellowship innovation showcase.
Laura has worked as a pediatric nurse practitioner at two pediatric clinics in the DMV area where she has developed an interest in environmental and nutritional factors that influence health.
In her spare time, Laura enjoys hiking and exploring new places with her husband Ben and her energetic dog Willow.