Having grown up in a military family, Mrs. Tracey Atherton has lived all over the country. She graduated from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing. Then, Mrs. Atherton received her Master's in Nursing from the Medical University of South Carolina. She brings extensive experience as a pediatric nurse practitioner, having worked in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in both Phoenix, AZ, and the Pediatric Emergency Room at MUSC. Mrs. Atherton is also a member of the MUSC College of Nursing faculty, and has taught clinical rotations to undergraduate nursing students. She is certified by the Pediatric Nursing Certification Board.
In addition to her pediatric experience, Mrs. Atherton is also a Flight Nurse in the Air Force Reserves, and has served for over 17 years in various locations throughout the world.
Mrs. Atherton, her husband Brad, and her daughter Ella live on James Island. In her spare time she enjoys kayaking, traveling, hiking, and going to the beach.