Emily received a Bachelor of Science at Seattle Pacific University and completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at Seattle University. Prior to becoming a nurse-midwife, she worked as a school nurse with junior and senior high school students and as a doula for several years. She is passionate about providing evidence-based midwifery care and ensuring that people are supported, informed, and empowered throughout their reproductive journeys. Emily was born and raised in Seattle, WA but she’s excited to now call Traverse City home. She lives in TC with her husband Nick and enjoys hiking, gardening, traveling, and trying all the amazing food that this area has to offer.