Women's Health Nurse Practitioner
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 the New Mexico Department of Health's Division of Maternal Health as a consultant for the state's midwifery advisory boards. 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. Katrina is also a current student at UNM, working towards 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, and play music and sing with her husband, as well as hike with her dog Carson.
- Adjunct Faculty, University of New Mexico, School of Nursing, Midwifery (Sept 2013 to present):
- Preceptor for student nurse-midwives (SNMs)
- Lecturer for SNMs
- Interview committee for SNMs
- Letter of Academic Title, Lecturer. University of New Mexico, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (Oct 2013 to present):
- Lecturer forOB/GYN interns
- Lecturer for medical students
- Midwife Coordinator for Family Practice Intern Rotation
outreach and community service
education and training
in Nurse-Midwifery and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Specialty, Minor in Education,
University of California, San Francisco,
School of Nursing,
• Master’s Thesis - Research Proposal: “The Use of Probiotics in the Prevention and Displacement of GBS” 2005 - 2008
in Exercise Physiology, Minor in Psychology,
University of California, Davis 1995 - 1999