Pediatrics


Elizabeth DePrince Smith, PNP

Elizabeth DePrince Smith

Elizabeth DePrince Smith, PNP received her advanced medical training from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.  She worked as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at a pediatric clinic in Boston, Massachusetts for four years before relocating to Wyoming with her family in 2011.  She joined Laramie Physicians for Women and Children in 2012.

Elizabeth is active on committees affiliated with the Wyoming Department of Health as well as assists with trainings for the University of Wyoming’s School of Nursing.

Away from the office, Elizabeth enjoys spending time traveling, camping and fly-fishing with her husband and daughter as well as reading and working out.

Elizabeth is usually in the office on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. 


Paula Vasek, FNP

Paula Vasek

Paula Vasek, FNP received her medical education from the University of Wyoming in Laramie, Wyoming.  She worked at Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital in Tacoma, Washington before moving back to Laramie and joining Laramie Physicians for Women and Children in 2005.

Paula currently serves as guest lecturer for the University of Wyoming School of Nursing and she is also a preceptor for Nurse Practitioner students.

Paula is dedicated to all aspects of family life with her husband and three children.  She is a volleyball player and runner.  She also loves to be outdoors with her family and enjoys hiking, fishing, hunting, kayaking and any other activity where she can spend time with her family.

Paula is usually in the office all day Tuesday, Thursday and  Friday.


John Harris, MD

John Harris, MD attended Michigan State University for medical school and completed his pediatric residency in Phoenix Arizona.  Dr. Harris spent most of his professional career caring for children in smaller communities throughout Montana before deciding to relocate to Wyoming with his wife.

Dr Harris is usually in the office all day Mon, Tues, Thu and Fri plus Wednesday afternoon.