is a 1987 graduate of Atlantic Christian College, now Barton College. She practiced obstetrics and gynecology for nine years at Greenville Obstetrics and Gynecology in Greenville, North Carolina. In addition to her medical practice, she served as a clinical professor at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. She was sidelined from delivering babies due to a shoulder injury and is now a professor and physician at her alma mater, Barton, where she serves as an associate professor of Allied Health and Sports Studies. Dr. Bane completed a PhD in Kinesiology and her medical degree from the University of Illinois. She holds multiple certifications, including a national-board certification in health and wellness coaching, emotional intelligence coaching, and functional medicine. Dr. Bane is involved in a variety of community activities, including serving as the medical director at Choices Women’s Center, and participating in autism advocacy work. She and her husband, Art, have three children, Archer, Riley, and Maxwell, a daughter-in-law, Virginia, and grand-daughter Townshend. She considers her family her greatest accomplishment.