Leslie Evertson graduated from California State University Sonoma with a B.S. Degree in Nursing, Certificate in Gerontology and a Minor in Biology in 1998. She worked as a Registered Nurse in a variety of specialties, including Bone Marrow Transplant, Medical/Surgical Oncology and Intensive Care. She graduated from University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Sciences in December of 2005 with a Master of Science in Nursing as an Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner and Forensic Clinical Nurse Specialist. She has worked as a Geriatric Nurse Practitioner with Valley Geriatric Medical Group in Sherman Oaks, the Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare System, West Los Angeles Nursing Home Care Unit, and the California State Veterans Home -West Los Angeles in the RCFE. At present she has position at Santa Monica UCLA Geriatrics as the Care Manager/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner with the Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program. Leslie is married and has two children and currently resides in Simi Valley, California.