Eric began his nursing career in 1996 after earning his Associate Degree in Nursing from Madisonville Community College. He then went on to complete a Baccalaureate in Nursing from the University of Southern Indiana 2004, and Master of Arts in Leadership Dynamics in 2012 from Western Kentucky University. During his 16 years with The Medical Center, he has worked in the Operating Room, Open Heart Surgery, Infection Control, and Employee Health Services. Eric served as staff development coordinator at Southern Kentucky Rehabilitation Hospital from 2007-2009, coordinating and organizing various competency training programs for all SKY Rehab staff members. He eventually went on to work as a clinical staff nurse at Interventional Pain Specialists of Bowling Green from 2009-2013. In August 2013, Eric began in his new role as Director, Nursing Clinical and Simulation Laboratory with WKU SON.