Throughout her 30 year nursing career, her expertise has always been with pediatric/adolescent oncology. As a Nurse Practitioner, she found her passion with the AYA cancer population and in 2015 launched the Stanford Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Program. She completed an online Mater’s Certificate in Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Care through Coventry University in London. She continues to work to improve the care for this underserved population at a local, regional and national level.
She lives in Half Moon Bay, CA with her husband Bret and their labradoodle Frankie. They have 2 young adult sons.