Katrina brings a holistic approach to health care. She believes that women need to be heard and is dedicated to being a supportive provider who listens well and empowers women to make their own healthcare decisions. Katrina is passionate about her work and promotes the development of long term relationships with women and their families throughout the different stages of their lives. Disfruto de trabajar con las mujeres que hablan español.
Background: Katrina was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has a wide variety of experiences working in women’s health including coordinating health projects with women’s groups as a Peace Corps volunteer, working with a domestic violence shelter, providing healthcare in rural settings in West Africa and Latin America, and giving Reiki sessions to women with cancer. She has a love for teaching and is an instructor both in the classroom and in the hospital/clinic.
Katrina works with as a consultant to the New Mexico Department of Health's Division of Maternal Health. In this role she works with midwifery licensing and regulations. In addition, she is an executive member and the lead abstractor of the New Mexico Maternal Mortality Review Committee. She is very involved with the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), and previously has served as a section chair on the Division of Global Health as well as the past president of the state affiliate of the ACNM. In 2018, Katrina graduated from UNM, earning her Master’s in Public Health.
Katrina is excited to be in Albuquerque with her husband Peter who was a graduate student at UNM and who introduced her to the beauty of New Mexico. In her free time she loves to travel, create photos, knit, ski, mountain bike, and play music and sing with her husband, as well as hike with her dog Carson.