Dr. Boland 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. She 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, Dr. Boland 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, Dr. Boland has served as a Governor on the Hillsborough County Osteopathic Medical Society Board. 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. In addition, Dr. Boland is a frequent presenter at support groups and community organizations, sharing her knowledge and expertise to help people live their best lives, no matter the diagnosis.
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.