Maria Loyd, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, is a Nurse Practitioner certified by American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She has over 20 years of nursing experience including general surgery, neurosurgery, bariatrics, acute care and family practice. Maria obtained her bachelor’s degree in nursing in 1998 from West Florida University. Maria went on to complete a master’s degree in 2011 as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Indiana Wesleyan University. Maria also has professional memberships with Kentucky Coalition of Nurse Midwife and Nurse Practitioners, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing. Maria is actively involved in Medical Missions to Central America and United Methodist Women’s Organization. Maria is fluent in Spanish, and is married with two children.