Greater Eastside Ostomy Support Group
Our Professional Support Team
RN, CWON, Retired
Wound/Ostomy Nurse for Seattle Cancer Care Alliance - retired
Wound/Ostomy Nurse for Evergreen Wound and Ostomy Outpatient Clinic - retired
Swedish Medical Center - retired
University of Hawaii 1977- Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Abbott Northwestern Enterostomal Therapy Education Program - 1993
Board Certified Wound and Ostomy Nurse
Married, mother of 2 handsome young men, 3 cute dogs, and 2 lovable cats.
Enjoy outings with the 4 legged kids and cooking for friends.
Wound/Ostomy Nurse Practitioner for the VA Seattle Hospital
Board certified as a family nurse practitioner and wound, ostomy & continence nurse
BS Exercise Science from Seattle Pacific University 1998
BS Nursing Pace University, NY, 2000
WOCN Education: Emory University 2006
MS Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner from Seattle Pacific University 2009
Started as a nursing assistant in 1994 and became a nurse in NY in 1999. Started in the field of dermatology in NY in 1999 and continued onto wound/ostomy care and have focused on this area since leaving NY in 2000.
Married with 2 boys.
When not in school, I love having BBQs with family & friends, hiking in the great PNW with my family, vacationing in Palm Springs every June, playing the violin for the Eastside Symphony, and playing the piano.
Wound/Ostomy Nurse for the Evergreen Wound And Ostomy Outpatient Clinic and Hospital
Graduated as an RN in 2013
Wound education through UW WMEP program in 2019
Ostomy eduction through Emory University in 2019
Unmarried to my forever boyfriend. Current children include a fluffy dog and feathery chickens. I love to travel abroad and locally: camping, hiking, rock climbing, surfing, and kayaking- almost anything outdoors.