I believe that palliative care is an essential service and benefits anyone experiencing serious illness. I am passionate about learning about each patient as an individual, not just a disease, and supporting patients in a way that reflects their beliefs, background, goals, and desires. There is no one-sized-fits-all approach to medicine. I also care deeply about patient education and ensuring that patients and their families feel educated and understood, and therefore empowered to participate in their care.

I am proud to be serving my community as a Physician Assistant (PA) and I am grateful a career that allows me to care for patients while collaborating with a healthcare team. I spent the first decade of my career in Cardiology and I look forward to bringing this experience to the palliative care group.

Outside of the hospital, I spend my time with my husband and two young boys. We enjoy hiking, biking, skiing, reading, traveling, and exploring the mountains. I was born and raised in Fort Collins and am grateful to have the opportunity to return to northern Colorado and raise my family here.


Qualifications and experience

Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Languages spoken
Masters Physician Assistant Studies
Oregon Health & Science University (2012)

Bachelor of Science
University of Colorado- Boulder (2008)

Board Certification
Certification Agency Year
National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants 2012
Clinical interest for patients

Palliative Care

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