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Nurse Practitioner, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

513-636-4124

Board Certified

"I care for my patients knowing each culture has differences, and it is my job to adapt and meet the patients where they are within that culture."

About Me

Biography

As an advanced practice nurse with the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, I provide care in inpatient, outpatient and school-based psychiatric settings.

I knew I would be a nurse before the age of 12. My mom and I worked at a group home, where I learned about physical and mental health. For many years in the beginning of my career, I worked as a nurse in long-term care. I wanted to care for patients of all ages, so I transitioned from adults to children. As an advanced practice nurse, I have experience across the lifespan, which was my goal.

My approach to care recognizes that every patient is unique and should be treated as such. While there is a standard of care to follow as a guide, I believe we must design the best care using that standard to meet the individual needs of each patient. I care for my patients knowing each culture has differences, and it is my job to adapt and meet the patients where they are within that culture.

I also work in Community Pediatrics at Cincinnati Children’s. I am a graduate adjunct instructor for Northern Kentucky University. In addition, I am enrolled in the Doctor of Nursing Practices (DNP) program at Northern Kentucky University.

Fashion is another passion of mine. I am owner and operator of ADC Accessories Limited, an online boutique.

Clinical Interests

Psychiatry across the lifespan

Clinical Divisions

Psychiatry

My Locations

My Education

Post-Master’s: Psychiatric Primary Care Nursing, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2017.

MS: Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN, 2013.

BS: Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN, 2009.

Associate of Applied Science in Nursing: Cincinnati State Community College, Cincinnati, OH, 2007.

Licensed Practical Nurse: Bishop State Community College, Mobile, AL, 1994.