Karissa completed her undergraduate nursing degree from Sam Houston State University. She then obtained her Bachelor of Science of Nursing degree from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2016. During her six years of nursing, she spent two of those years in obstetrics and gynecology and the other four years in wound care. Her love and passion for nursing ultimately lead her to complete her Master of Science of Nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington. Karissa is board certified through the American Nursing Credentialing Center and is a member of the American Nursing Association and Society of Dermatology of Nurse Practitioners. Karissa Priesmeyer is from Markham, Texas, but currently lives in El Campo with her husband and cocker spaniel.