Hope Thibodeaux spent her childhood in Southern Louisiana and earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Louisiana State University. Upon graduating and subsequent acceptance into the Physician Assistant program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, she moved to Texas. Hope earned her Master of Medical degree in Physician Assistant Studies and is licensed in the state of Texas. She also holds national certification as a Physician Assistant (PA-C). Hope holds professional memberships with the Texas Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.