Joyce graduated from the University of Pittsburgh Greensburg with honors, summa cum laude, obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biology and a minor in Chemistry in 2011. She continued her education, earning a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from King’s College in 2014. While working towards her degrees, Joyce held various leadership positions through multiple academic honor societies, including: Kings College Division of Alpha Epsilon Lambda-Graduate Honor Society, Phi Kappa Phi-National Honor Society, Beta Beta Beta-National Biological Honor Society and Gamma Sigma Epsilon – National Chemistry Honor Society.
Joyce is a board certified Physician Assistant, accredited through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She has specialized in both medical and surgical dermatology since graduation in 2014. Joyce is a Diplomate Fellow of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and a Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. In her spare time, Joyce enjoys attending University of Pittsburgh sporting events and spending time with her family, friends and English Bulldogs, Stargell and Parker.