Medical/Graduate School: Midwestern University – Glendale, Arizona

Philosophy of Care: My approach to patient care is from a biopsychosocial model. I conceptualize patients in a holistic way by incorporating physical and mental health. I practice from an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) approach that emphasizes the importance of values and mindfulness.

Medical Interests: Integrated Care, Chronic Illnesses and Chronic Pain Management, Geriatric Populations, Depression and Anxiety

What drew you to CWFMR and/or Yakima: The integrated care aspects of CWFM initially drew me to the program. CWFM provides a unique opportunity to work in  a truly integrated setting and develop relationships with a variety of team members.

Personal Interest / Hobbies: Spending time with my significant other and our two cats, reading fiction, a variety of music interests, especially rock music, and enjoying the outdoors!