Dr. Payne is a native of Newfoundland and holds a biochemistry degree from Memorial University of Newfoundland.
She graduated Cum Laude from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in 2001.
During her studies Dr. Payne received the John M. Wallace Award for academic achievement and the Jurisprudence Award.
Dr. Payne is a member of the Canadian Chiropractic Association and the Nova Scotia College of Chiropractors. In addition to spending time with her family and friends she enjoys walking, running, gardening, yoga and reading.