Hurlbut has experience teaching microbiology, biology, human sexuality, biochemistry, pharmacology, neuropharmacology, anatomy, and physiology. She is currently a part-time instructor for Irvine Valley College and the Rancho Santiago Community College District for both the Santa Ana and Orange campuses. Hurlbut has also served as a post-graduate researcher for the College of Medicine, department of pharmacology at the University of California, Irvine, and has published and co-published numerous articles and abstracts on topics related to pharmacology. She is the recipient of a National Institute of Drug Abuse National Research Award.
- PhD, University of California, Irvine
- BS, University of California, Irvine