Ms. Carstens graduated with a BS in Recreation from Appalachian State University and a BSN in Nursing from UNC-Chapel Hill. She is licensed by the NC Board of Nursing and is Board Certified in College Health Nursing. She has worked in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, pediatrics and college health. Ms. Carstens came to Wake Forest University in January 2011.
Ms. Carstens , her husband and 2 sons live in Greensboro. She and her family enjoy camping, travel, baseball, and spending time at their lake home at Badin Lake.