My nursing career began in 1999 when I started as an R.N. on a cardiac step-down unit with my associate’s degree. I knew right away I wanted to continue my education and finished my B.S.N. at the University of Iowa in 2001. I then moved to Colorado with my first introduction to midwifery and obstetrics. I haven’t left it since! I received a master’s degree from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in 2006. I then moved to Chicago and worked as a labor and delivery manager while I returned to school and received my post masters in nurse-midwifery at the University of Illinois Chicago in 2012.
While in Chicago, I practiced as an outpatient midwife then full-scope midwife in a hospital setting with an alternative birthing suite. When I moved to Colorado in August of 2017, I was fortunate to be able to join Jolene’s home birth practice and continue to provide patient-centered and evidence-based care. My partner Drew and I have three children Andrew, Colton & Avery. We are thrilled to be back in Colorado!
I am State licensed as Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Nurse in Illinois and Colorado and certified as a Nurse Midwife by the American Midwifery Certification Board.
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