A Lexington, Nebraska, native, prior to Lexington Regional Health Center, Tufford worked at Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center in Lincoln, Nebraska, in the burn trauma unit. She also spent two weeks working with the Pentagon burn victims in Washington, D.C. post 9/11. Tufford is also a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) at BryanLGH East and West Campus and Lincoln Orthopedic Center.

Education, Internships, etc.: 
Undergraduate degree from Creighton University
Master of Science Degree in Nurse Anesthesia from BryanLGH/Kansas University Medical Center
Area of Specialty: 
Anesthesiology