MN Women's Care Provider Profile
Doctor of Nursing Practice
As one of 5 sisters, Rachel's interest in women's health was a natural outcome of her early life. She began her nursing career when she was 17 and was inspired by many intelligent and kind women she met along the way.
From her early days as a Registered Nurse, Rachel has continued on with additional training and education to become an Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP), board-certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (WHNP), and Doctor of Nursing Practice. Women's health is definitely her calling.
In her work as a nurse and in her clinical DNP training, Rachel has experience working with women during every stage of life. This has included: Infertility, Inpatient Postpartum, General OB/GYN, Urogynecology, and Breast/Gynecology Oncology. Her work experience has included Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and The Mother Baby Center – Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN.
Rachel's education and experience, combined with her passion for women's health, makes her a wonderful addition to the Minnesota Women's Care team.
In Her Own Words
"Listening to my patients and creating a plan with them to address their specific health needs is important to me! I’m a big advocate for educating my patients on their health concerns and on all the treatment options available to them. I believe that partnering with women empowers them to take control of their health and helps them to achieve their individual health goals.
I’m excited to inspire hope and promote women’s health at MNWC through integrated clinical practice, education, and evidence-based care. As a WHNP I’m passionate about helping every woman transition through their reproductive years, pregnancy, and menopause in her own unique way."
In Real Life
Rachel was was born and raised in Minnesota. She completed her DNP WHNP at the University of Minnesota and is a huge Gophers fan. She is a newlywed of two years. Her husband has his own agriculturally-related business and she loves helping him during the busy spring and fall seasons.