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Iris Lara

Health & Medical Science Teacher, HS

Iris Lara has over 10 years experience in the medical field. She began her career in high school as a medical receptionist where she found a passion for this field. Ms. Lara has worked in a variety of settings including private doctor’s offices, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, nursing homes and hospice. Ms. Lara also worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse and registered Medical Assistant. She graduated from George Mason University as a Registered Nurse. Ms. Lara came to Fairfax County Public Schools in 2014 where she teaches Medical Assisting. Outside of teaching, Ms. Lara enjoys spending time with her daughter, volunteering and music.