Dr. Nolen graduated from the Uniformed Services University of Health Science in Bethesda, Maryland. She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. She is a board certified member of the American Board of obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Nolen completed her military service as a decorated lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army and as Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Darnall Army Community Hospital.