Mrs. Pounders attended Vanderbilt in Nashville, TN where she received her Masters in Nursing. She then attended Mississippi University for Women, where she received her Post Masters Certificate in Family Practice to become a Family Nurse Practitioner. She began working in pediatrics in 2002. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, reading, gardening and traveling. Mrs. Pounders is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.