Nicole VanDeCasteele

Nikki attended Kirtland Community College earning her associate degree in Nursing in 2012. She started her nursing career working at Munson Healthcare Grayling where she remained working as both a labor and delivery nurse as well as the OB Nurse navigator while she continued her education. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Spring Arbor University in 2016, and her Master of Science in Women’s Health at Georgetown University completing both the Midwifery and Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner programs.  She completed her clinical training in Bay City with Great Lakes Bay Health and in Traverse city with Grand Traverse Women’s Clinic. Nikki is the mother of seven amazing children, 4 boys and 3 girls. In her spare time, she enjoys camping, boating and outdoor activities with her family.

Hannah Popa

 

Hannah, a Traverse City native, attended Grand Valley State University where she earned her undergraduate degree in Nursing in 2014. She started her career at Metro Health Hospital in Grand Rapids on a Cardiac unit. She soon returned to Northern Michigan and fell in love with women’s health as she worked with women throughout their birth experience on Munson’s Maternity Unit.  Hannah returned to school and graduated from Michigan State University with her Master’s in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is excited to begin her career with the GTWC and is taking new patients. Hannah enjoys spending time with her fiancé and their large extended families, enjoying Northern Michigan outside activities, running, reading, and cooking.

Kathryn O. Rose

Katie received a bachelor of arts degree from Albion College before attending Case Western Reserve University where she completed a bachelor of science degree in nursing. She worked at Munson Medical center for several years as a labor and delivery nurse and certified childbirth educator. In 2005, she completed a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner program through Drexel University and is certified through the National Certification Corporation. She and her husband, Jim have lived in Traverse City since 1995. They and their two children, Mary Kathryn and Carson, enjoy traveling, entertaining and skiing.

Jan McAllister

Jan is an accomplished nurse midwife with 20 years of experience. Jan obtained her undergraduate education in psychology and masters degree in education at Michigan State University. She received her nursing degree at Michigan Tech and the University of the State of New York. Jan then established her midwifery career through Baylor College of Medicine where she received her certification in Nurse Midwifery. Since 1975, Jan has considered Traverse City as her home. Before becoming a Certified Nurse Midwife in 1990, Jan worked as a nurse in labor and delivery for 10 years in hospitals throughout Michigan, Texas and Ohio. Returning to the area in 1992, she was a founding member of Munson Nurse Midwifery Service for 6 years and then had a private practice for 10 years, Women First Nurse Midwifery Service, before joining Grand Traverse Women’s Clinic in September of 2008. Jan has one son, Andy, a senior at Kalamazoo College. In her spare time, she enjoys the outdoors and reading.

Christina Plamondon

Tina is a Certified Nurse Midwife, who practiced at Hutzel Hospital in Detroit, MI. from 2012 to 2015. She also practiced as a Registered Nurse for 20 years in a neonatal intensive care unit and for 3 years on a labor and delivery unit at Henry Ford Hospital. She earned her Diploma in Nursing in 1987 at Fanshawe College London, Ontario, Canada and earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2009 at the University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, MI. She went on to earn her Master of Science in Nurse Midwifery in 2011 at Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.

Tina is originally from LaSalle, Ontario, Canada. She is married, has four children and lives in Lake Leelanau. In 2011, she completed her clinical training in Traverse City and quickly fell in love with the area and the Northern Michigan way of life. She enjoys traveling, exploring new cultures, live music and Karaoke.

Stacey Steeno

Stacey received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Grand Valley State University in 2003. After working as a registered nurse in Grand Rapids, Chinle, Arizona, and Traverse City, Stacey attended Frontier Nursing University. She completed a Master of Science in Nursing – Midwifery degree in 2012. She taught in the nursing program at Northwestern Michigan College and practiced as a CNM at Hackley Community Care Center in Muskegon, MI prior to joining Grand Traverse Women’s Clinic in 2016. Stacey and her husband, Tony, have three sons, Evan, Colin, and Nicholas. She enjoys biking, skiing, and hiking with her family, as well as knitting and reading.