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