She started in healthcare as a Physical Therapist, receiving her master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan, and practicing for 10 years before going to medical school. Dr. Boland earned her medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, which has a rich osteopathic history and is one of the oldest osteopathic medical schools in the country.
Following medical school, she completed her internship and neurology residency at the University of Illinois College of Medicine/OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. She went on to complete fellowship training specializing in Movement Disorders at Duke University, and she served as an Assistant Professor of the Movement Disorders Center at Georgia Regents University’s Department of Neurology.
Since January 2018, she has served as a Governor on the Hillsborough County Osteopathic Medical Society Board. Dr. Boland became the Medical Director and board member for Stay In Step Spinal Cord Injury Recovery Center in January 2019. She also is a member of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, the American Academy of Neurology, the American Osteopathic Association, and Working Women of Tampa Bay.
She lives with her two children in Tampa Bay. Dr. Boland greatly appreciates all that metropolitan Florida coastal living has to offer. She enjoys the beach, running, scuba diving, mountain biking, cooking, and spending time with family.