Dr. Nicole Nabors Balmer is originally from Gadsden, Alabama. She graduated from Birmingham-Southern College, then from the University of Alabama (UAB) School of Medicine. She completed a residency in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center where she served as President of the Housestaff Association. Dr. Balmer then continued her post-graduated medical training with a fellowship in Surgical Pathology at UAB, and a fellowship in Dermatopathology at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Balmer has numerous publications in leading pathology and dermatopathology journals, and serves as a peer-reviewer for such journals. Dr. Balmer has practiced both academic medicine at UAB, as well as in a private practice setting with over a decade of experience at a private practice in Florida. She has experience in leadership in numerous organized medicine associations at local, state, and national levels. She is excited to be working with local colleagues again, using her experience to serve patients and providers both locally and regionally. When not behind the microscope, Dr. Balmer enjoys spending time with her family, including three children, as well as running, painting, and volunteering in the community.