Dr. Lori is proud to introduce her bright and dedicated staff:

Front & Back Office:

Carol Z.

Carol Z. was born and raised in Wisconsin but is now a resident of Florida for over 20 years. Carol is the proud mother of 2 daughters Andrazia & Alyssa Joy. She and her husband Kurt own Kayak Nature Adventures and, in her spare time, Carol enjoys creating fun and colorful artwork. She has been with the practice since 2009 and is the sister of Nurse Barb. She will greet you upon arrival and loves most watching your kids grow!

Erin T.

Erin T. was born and raised in Illinois. She attended The University of Iowa, St. Petersburg College and The University of South Florida. She has her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. She is married to Ron and mother to Connor (born 2001) and Cate (born 2003). Erin is our billing specialist and joined Dr. Lori in 2009.

Patti N.

Patti N. joined our front office team in 2010. She checks your family in and out and answers your calls. She is a Florida native and a proud UF Gator. She is the energetic mom of two incredible kids, Jacob and Caitlyn.

LaDonna I.

LaDonna I. joined Dr. Lori in 2013. She has 4 incredible daughters and 2 new grand-babies.

Amanda C. joined Dr. Lori in 2018.  She is enjoying getting to know all of the faces of our families. She is the proud mom of 2 growing boys, Keegan and Karson.  Amanda loves being a baseball and Cub Scout mom!

Michelle M. was born and raised in St. Petersburg and has worked in Pediatrics for over 20 years. She is married to Jim, and is proud mom to son Greyson (born 1999). They are a military family… Go Army! Michelle loves to scrapbook and also enjoys decorating, doing arts and crafts and thrifting with friends. Michelle was Dr. Lori’s first employee (2000), and recently rejoined the practice in 2020.

Clara P. was raised here in St. Petersburg FL. She joined the office in 2021. Dr. McAuliffe was her pediatrician as a baby! Clara has considered this practice her family and this office her home for many years! She feels blessed to work with such an amazing crew. Her passion has always been working with babies and kids while finishing her degree in Healthcare Administration.

Clara enjoys relaxing in the sun by the pool and traveling with her family! Fun fact – Clara collects coffee mugs on just about every trip she takes. Her collection is continuing to grow! Clara has two fur babies, Boomer and Boca, who have stolen her heart!

Traci M. is a native of Florida. Traci taught for 18 years before looking for a career change and joining Dr Lori’s team in 2018. She is married and has 3 wonderful children.

During her free time, Traci enjoys time with her family, relaxing by the pool, and soaking up some rays at the beach.  At the office, you can find Traci at check-out or back with the ladies in billing.


Nurse Terri M.

Nurse Terri M. is an RN who joined Dr. Lori in 2002. She is a graduate of St. Pete College. She is married to Paul and they share two amazing children, David and Ashley. She is a proud grandmother of 3 grandsons – Mason, Cruz and Wynn.

Nurse Luann L.

Nurse Luann L. is an LPN who joined us in 2006. She is a graduate of The University of Pennsylvania College of Nursing. She is the devoted mother of 3, and grandmother of 3.

Nurse Sarah B.

Nurse Sarah B. joined Dr. Lori as a pediatric nurse in 2016.  She  is a bubbly and enthusiastic RN. Sarah  received her Bachelors in Elementary Education in  2011 and then followed up with her RN  at St. Petersburg College. Her passion is working with children, whether it be educating them or taking care of them.  Recently married, Sarah enjoys spending time on the boat with her husband, Cameron,  and her Golden-doodle, Dexter.

Nurse Kelsie F.

Nurse Kelsie F. joined Dr. Lori in 2019.   Kelsie is an RN who has a background in elementary education. She is married to a Marine Corps veteran and lives in Seminole. She is the proud mom of 3 rescue dogs and 2 cats.  Her hobbies include spending days at the beach, networking with local rescues to find homes for shelter pets, and repurposing furniture.

Nurse Lauren S. joined Dr. Lori in 2020. Lauren is an RN who received her first bachelor’s degree in Family & Child Sciences at Florida State University and her second bachelor’s degree in Nursing at Utica College. She has enjoyed working as a pediatric nurse since 2018 and is excited to watch your kids grow! In her free time, Lauren loves to be at the beach with her two goldendoodles, Teddy & Bailey.

Nurse Kacey C. joined the practice in May 2021 after moving to Florida from Louisiana. Kacey is a LPN & a 2010 graduate of Delta College of Nursing. She has spent the last 7 years of her career working as a pediatric nurse & finds it very rewarding.

Kacey shares 3 children, Brandon, Kaylyn, & Haven and 1 grandson, Leighton with her husband Richard. Kacey and her family enjoy traveling and taking on new adventures together.

Nurse Lauren G. joined Dr. Lori in 2021. She graduated from The University of Florida with her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. In her free time, Lauren likes to do yoga and spend time with her dog named Jack!

Nurse Tiffany R.Nurse Tiffany R. joined the practice in January 2022. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Towson University in MD. She has 6 years of pediatric and 8 years of OB/maternal health experience prior to joining the practice. She also has her IBCLC and worked as a Lactation Consultant RN at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD.  She is married and has two daughters. They relocated from MD to Seminole, FL the summer of 2021. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

Nurse Chris DNurse Chris D. is an RN who joined Dr. Lori in 2021. She loves working with all the wonderful children and families in the practice. Chris has two children, Matthew and Danielle, who have grown into amazing adults. She enjoys travel, spending time with friends, and of course her family!

Nurse AshleyNurse Ashley joined Dr. Lori’s office in 2021. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Health Science from UCF. She continued her education and attained a CMA certification and EMT designation. She really enjoys working with kids. Of note, Ashley has been a patient of Dr Lori’s since she was 2 years old. She loves the outdoors! She loves to wakeboard, snowboard, hike and go to the beach. In her free time, she likes to take yoga classes.

Nurse AbbeyNurse Abbey J. joined Dr. Lori in 2022. She graduated from Georgia College & State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. She finds being a pediatric nurse rewarding and loves helping families. Her hobbies include reading a good book, going to the beach, and spending time with family.

Dr. Lori does not employ physician assistants or nurse practitioners. Pediatricians complete four years of college, then four years of medical school, and then three years of an accredited pediatric residency program. Dr. Lori believes that every child deserves the benefit of the training and experience that only an examination by a board certified pediatrician can provide.