Vernie Slaton, FNP-C

Vernie is a lifelong resident of DeKalb County, Al with 19 years of nursing experience. She graduated Ider High School in 1996, then obtained her nursing degree at Northeast Alabama State Community College in 1999. She graduated from UAB in 2018 as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Her nursing experience includes cardiovascular intensive care, cardiology, nursing education, home health, and hospice. Vernie has been a certified case manager for 3 years and also brings with her knowledge in assisting members with social issues. Her husband Chad, of almost 20 years, is a nurse in and they have been blessed with 4 kind-hearted daughters. Vernie enjoys cooking, gardening, mission trips with her local church, playing multiple musical instruments, and spending time with her family.