Vickie attended Grand Canyon University in Phoenix Arizona to obtain her BSN, then on to Oregon Health and Sciences University in Portland, Oregon to earn a Masters as Family Nurse Practitioner. She is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, where she was recently awarded the Hawaii State Nurse Practitioner of the Year Award for 2012 for outstanding clinical practice.
Vickie, along with her husband Rick, own and operate the Ocean View Family Health Clinic since 2006. This is a full service family practice where she has served as a Primary Care Provider since 2006 for many patients in the ocean view and surrounding areas. She is currently serving as Vice President for the Ka’u Rural Health Community Association, Inc.