Dr. Nola received her Pharm.D. degree from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy in 1995. She received her Master of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences with a focus in pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research from the UT College of Graduate Health Sciences in 1997. Her Bachelor's of Science degree was from Middle Tennessee State University with a major in psychology. She completed a UT community pharmacy residency with additional experience at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Memphis, Tennessee in ambulatory care. Dr. Nola served as Clinical Assistant Professor at Mercer University in Atlanta. In 1998, Dr. Nola joined the Medical Affairs Department at Immunex Corporation serving as a Medical Science Liaison. In 2002, Immunex was acquired by Amgen and Dr. Nola continued as a Regional Medical Liaison with clinical focus in rheumatology and dermatology. She later helped start a Health Outcomes Pharmacoeconomics Regional Medical Liaison group and served as trainer for the group. After almost 8 years in industry, Dr. Nola became the Associate Executive Director of the Tennessee Pharmacists Association (TPA). She later joined Pfizer as a Medical Outcomes Specialist. During her time at TPA and Pfizer, she served as adjunct faculty with the UT College of Pharmacy and instructor for the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Health Professions College of Physical Therapy. Dr. Nola served as President of the Tennessee Pharmacists Association in 2012-2013.