Nancy Ferguson graduated from Bordentown Regional High School in 1972. Upon her graduation, she attended Trenton State College and graduated summa cum laude. She received the Shirley Troxell Award for the highest GPA in Chemistry.
She continued her education where she received her medical degree from the Rutgers Medical School. She is licensed in New Jersey and Georgia. In 1987, she received Board Certification in Family Practice.
Since 1980, she has had numerous teaching experiences in New Jersey and Georgia. She was a member of several professional societies including the American Academy of Family Practice; the Georgia Academy of Family Practice; Society of Teachers of Family Medicine.
Nancy worked in urban emergency medicine combined with short, international voluntary missions to world areas in need. She was also a member of the emergency staff in a Camden urban hospital emergency room.
Nancy also studies music and played professionally. She performed Irish Folk and Traditional Music and performed in Ireland where she studied music extensively while living there in 1982-1983. She performed in London, Toronto and the USA and played in New York City and Trenton on a weekly basis.