Dedicated physician for children and adolescents and families. Formerly at Seattle Children's Hospital in Seattle since 1990. 1st Medical Director for SCH AfterHours Program. Returning to private practice to provide care to growing families and outpatient sick children and encourage families to focus on preventative healthy habits and education, encouraging reduction of health care costs.
Past experience as Executive Director for a nonprofit organization, as well as WA State AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) Director for "Quit Smoking around the Kids", by producing print and television PSA at a national level for the CDC. Experience in global health care/advocacy/medicine.
Practiced in busy Emergency Room and Urgent Care Center, as well as private practice. Advanced Wilderness Life Support certified. PALS certified.NALS certified. Mother of two, acknowledges parenting is the hardest and most rewarding job on the planet. Outdoor enthusiast who engages in healthy lifestyle, loves triathlons, sailing, yoga, pilates, backpacking, kayaking, skiing and traveling with the love of her life; who is an international geologist.