Year started at Mercy College: 2014


  • AA, Des Moines Area Community College
  • ASN, Mercy College of Nursing 
  • BSN, Mercy College of Nursing 
  • DNP Student, University of Iowa 


  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Board Certified (PMHNP, ANCC)
  • Suicide Prevention Provider (APNA)


  • Nursing

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) member
  • Iowa Association of Nurse Practitioners (IANP) member
  • Iowa Nurses Association (INA) member
  • American Nurses Association (ANA) member

Courses Taught

  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Therapeutic Communication

Clinical Field Experience

  • Inpatient Behavioral Health
  • Outpatient Behavioral Health
  • Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Neonatal Intensive Care

Recent Publications/Presentations

  • Collaborative Care in a Pediatric Primary Care Clinic: Improving Access to Children’s Mental Health Care