Julie is a Michigander, graduating from Michigan State University with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Julie enjoyed working as a labor and delivery nurse so much, she returned to school to pursue her degree in Midwifery. In 2011 , she graduated with a Master’s Degree in Nurse Midwifery, also obtaining a Post Master’s certificate as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden, Kentucky.
Julie previously worked as a Certified Nurse Midwife in Private Practice prior to accepting a position with Ascension Providence Rochester. Julie is committed to providing compassionate, evidence-based care to women and is privileged to work with Contemporary OBGYN to offer another option in pregnancy care to women in our community. She enjoys educating and supporting women through the natural physiologic process of birth, guiding them to make informed decisions for a safe, healthy, and satisfying birth experience. Julie’s additional interests include breastfeeding advocacy/assistance, contraceptive counseling and well woman care.
Julie loves spending time with her husband, three children, and their beloved Cavalier King Charles Spaniel. Her hobbies include anything outdoors: hiking, biking, running. In her quiet time, you can find her catching up on the latest novels.