Honor Hightshue received her nursing degree from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1995. She worked in many different areas of care, including emergency, surgery, intensive care, pediatrics and home health. She received her Master's of Science in Nursing from Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tennessee, in 2007. She is a member of both the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology and the American College of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology. She and her husband, Doug, love to travel and enjoy spending time with their girls, Haley and Hannah, and son, Jack.