About This ProviderPrint
Why did you become a physician/provider?
I became a nurse practitioner because I loved being a nurse, but I wanted to take a more active role in patient care, patient education, and patient advocacy. I am intrigued by the increasingly complex demands of modern healthcare and wanted to care for patients of all ages along the health care spectrum.
As a provider, what is your medical philosophy?
Better lives. Better families. Better communities.
What type of care/clinical interests are you most passionate about?
Family care, acute and chronic illnesses, diabetes, women's health
Why did you choose your specialty?
I chose family practice because I enjoy the variety in the patient population I am able to care for.
What qualities best describe the care you provide your patients?
Individualized, compassionate, and supportive
Being a healthcare provider, what drives/motivates you each day?
Each day I am motivated by the possibility of making a difference in someone's life.
What is the most important thing patients should know about you and your practice?
I will treat each patient as individuals, with the dignity and respect each deserves.
Spending time with my family and friends, Iowa Hawkeyes, golfing, sewing, and traveling
University of Iowa
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)