My goal as a midwife is to create trusting, collaborative relationships that promote empowerment and wellbeing for people throughout the lifespan. Whether through pregnancy and childbirth or routine check-ins and contraception, I approach my role from a space of receptivity, compassion, and support. Each person’s journey is beautifully unique, and I’m privileged to walk alongside the folks who invite me to be a part of their care.
After graduating from Case Western Reserve University with a Bachelor of Science in nutrition, a Bachelor of Arts in medical anthropology, and a minor in philosophy, I returned to my hometown of Columbus, Ohio to work for a Planned Parenthood health center. Around that time, I began attending births and supporting parents as a birth and postpartum doula. Eureka! Midwifery connected my passion for comprehensive reproductive health care with my desire to support people during some of life’s utmost transformative moments. I then completed a Master of Science in nurse-midwifery and women’s health from The Ohio State University, during which I worked in research on social and genetic determinants of preterm birth. I bade the midwest adieu in 2018 to move east and join the team at Mount Auburn.
Outside of work, I practice yoga, read memoirs, and drink a lot of espresso.