Bessie joined the team at Louisville Endoscopy Center in February 2011. Bessie received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1991 from Indiana University. She received a Masters of Science Degree with focus in Nurse Anesthesia in 1996 from Middle Tennessee School of Anesthesia in Madison, Tennessee, affiliated with Vanderbilt Anesthesia department for clinical rotations. Since then, Bessie has worked in a variety of settings delivering anesthesia for all specialties both as a solo practitioner and on a team. She has practiced in several area hospitals as well as outpatient surgery centers in Kentucky and South Carolina.