A CU Medicine provider.
In Maternal-Fetal Medicine, great medical care takes being an expert in the field while also understanding complicated pregnancies are not just a “medical issue”. I strive to work as a team with my patients (and their families) to ensure that the plan we make together works for them. Patients should always feel that they have a voice and it is my goal to ensure that they feel heard and feel central in all decisions that we make together.
I grew up in Alaska and first moved to Colorado for my residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Being outdoors has been a part of my life since I was born and these days, in my spare time, I enjoy hiking and camping with my husband, kiddo, and two dogs.
Qualifications and experience
- Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pregnancy and Reproduction, Pregnancy and Reproduction - High-Risk Pregnancy, Pregnancy and Reproduction - Maternal and Fetal Health, Pregnancy and Reproduction - Prenatal Care, Pregnancy and Reproduction - Prenatal Testing, Pregnancy and Reproduction - Childbirth
- Languages spoken
University of Utah Program (2021)
University of Washington School of Medicine (2014)
University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program (2018)
University of Arizona (AZ) (2010)
University of Utah (2021)
- Clinical interest for patients
While I enjoy all areas of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, some of my specific clinical interests include Adult Congenital Heart Disease, multifetal gestations (twins, and higher-order multiples), and complex deliveries (breech extraction of the second twin, operative vaginal delivery).
- Research interest for patients
My research interests include Adult Congenital Heart Disease in the setting of Pregnancy, fetal anomalies, and fetal growth restriction. My thesis project for Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship investigated the association between pregnancy and long-term cardiac events in individuals with congenital heart disease.
- Volunteer activities
Outside of medicine, I volunteer with a local dog rescue. Both of my pups started as fosters and became family.
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