Year Started at Mercy College 2004


  • BSN- St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN
  • MSN- University of Iowa
  • DNP- University of Iowa


  • Certified Pediatric Nursing Practitioner (C-PNP)

Advice to Students

Ask questions- don't assume.

Clinical/Field Experience

  • Inpatient medical, inpatient psychiatric, long term care, occupational health, parish nurse support, lactation, parent education.

Research Interests and Professional Projects

  • Lactation, childhood obesity.

Professional Memberships

  • National Association for Pediatric Nurses and Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP)
  • Sigma Theta Tau (STT)
  • American Nursing Association (ANA)
  • American Community Health Nurse Educators (ACHNE)