Dr. Diane Nichols graduated from the University of Florida's College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. Previously, she graduated from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton with a B.S. degree in Microbiology and from Air Academy High in Colorado.
She is married to Louis Nichols and they have one son, Louis. They also share their home with one Cairn Terrier, Katie, and two cats, Shadow and Sonja. Their hobbies include camping, hiking, biking, and skiing. Much of her time though is spent ferrying her son to soccer games, swim team, and Boy Scout activities.