Roles completed the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Midwestern University: Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine in Glendale, Ariz., in 2004 followed by an Internal Medicine Residency at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona, in 2007.
Before entering medical school in 2001, she enjoyed a military career as an officer in the United States Navy Nurse Corps from 1988-1995. She worked as a Family Nurse Practitioner in Florida, Texas, and Oklahoma from 1995-2000 as she accompanied her husband, a United States Air Force officer, at his various assignments.
Roles has been in private practice in Arizona as an Internal Medicine physician the last two years before returning to her native Oklahoma.
“As an internist, I care for medically complex adult patients,” explained Roles. “I manage an array of problems including cardiovascular, endocrine, and neuro-muscular issues. I also care for and counsel women entering menopause and am concerned about issues such as hormone replacement therapy and osteoporosis.”
She has additional training in memory disorders, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease.
“I believe in quality of life issues and am an advocate for my patients and believe this is one my most important roles as a physician.”
Dr. Roles is Board Certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.