Dr. Lovin was born and raised in Andrews, N.C. She attended the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and graduated cum laude in 1977. She attended the Wake Forest School of Medicine at Bowman Gray, after which she completed an obstetrics and gynecology residency at Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke, Va.
She was board certified in obstetrics and gynecology in 1987, and then became a fellow in the American College of OB/GYN. Dr. Lovin has been in private practice in Hickory since 1985, where she has practiced primarily at Catawba Memorial Hospital, serving as chief of the OB/GYN department in 1987 and 1994.
Dr. Lovin started A Woman’s View in 1996. She has limited her practice to gynecologic surgery, and she has a strong interest in diagnosing and treating pelvic pain.
She belongs to the N.C. OB/GYN Society, Piedmont OB/GYN Society, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, the Endometriosis Association and the N.C. Medical Society.
Dr. Lovin married Ron Trammel, a high school friend, in 2015. She now divides her time between Newton and Greenville, South Carolina. Her daughter, Bonnie, and two grandchildren, Ben and Lily, also live in Greenville.