Michelle Payne, CRNP, is a Family Nurse Practitioner and is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She practices collaboratively with Dr. John Anderson. Prior to joining the team at Alabama Allergy and Asthma Center, Michelle worked at UAB Hospital in the Trauma and Burn Intensive Care Unit. Although she is originally from North Alabama, Michelle considers Birmingham her home. She graduated with both her Bachelor’s and Master’s in Nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her mission as a nurse practitioner is to provide optimal health care to all of her patients as well as develop a personal care relationship with each patient. She is very passionate about her career and aims to always implement evidence-based, patient-centered care. She strives to ensure that all of her patients leave each visit with a clear understanding of their diagnosis, treatment plan, and treatment options. Michelle lives in Calera, AL with her husband and their dog. In her spare time she enjoys reading, travel, and the outdoors.