Bachelor of Arts in Biology, University of Northern Iowa
Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Des Moines University
What made you choose a medical career?
I suffered an illness when I was a teenager and required physical therapy. I realized then that this was what I wanted to do when I grew up.
What are your clinical areas of interest?
Orthopedic, sports and neuro rehab, geriatrics, neck and back pain, balance and mobility training for decreased risk of falls and improved quality of life.
What is your philosophy of patient care?
I believe that each patient is different and each individual should be treated with his or her specific goals and uniqueness in mind.
How do you spend your free time? (family, hobbies, interests, volunteer activities, etc.)
I enjoy spending time with my husband, three children and our two dogs. I also love spending time with my friends as well as reading and exercising.