Board Certification

  • Adult Nurse Practitioner

Areas of Expertise

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Women’s Health

Education

Graduate School

George Mason University, George Washington University
Master of Science, Nursing
Washington, D.C.
1996

Undergraduate School

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Bachelor of Science, Nursing
Chattanooga, TN
1980

Professional Associations

Northern Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners
Member

Women in Military Service in America
Member

Leadership Positions

Retired Army Nurse Corps Officer

Personal Interests

Rebecca’s personal interests include long walks, hiking, historical fiction and museums. She enjoys reading and all music, especially country music.

Biography

Rebecca Ringwood obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. Upon graduation, she was directly commissioned into the Army Nurse Corps where she served in Pediatrics, Neonatal Intensive Care, postpartum, neuroscience and emergency room. While in the Virginia Army National Guard, she was a field nurse and Chief Nurse for the state of Virginia. She served as administrative Chief Nurse for the 2290th U.S. Army Hospital.

In 1996, Rebecca received her MSN-NP from the George Washington University/George Mason University Collaborative Nurse Practitioner program. Other than a brief interval with the Military HIV Research Program, Rebecca has been with Fairfax Family Practice since 2001.

She has a particular interest in Women’s Health, Internal Medicine, the adolescent population, and dermatology. Rebecca has long been an advocate of the Hearing Impaired and communicates with ASL. Her focus in patient care is actively listening to the patient, developing a mutual, goal-directed relationship in the effort to solve physical and mental health issues.