Alex graduated from Radford University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She worked as a Registered Nurse for seven years, spending four years in cardiac medicine and three years in pediatrics. While working as a Registered Nurse she attended George Washington University and graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing from the Family Nurse Practitioner program.
She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, American Academy of Neurology and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach and traveling.