wyoming technical institute



Summa Cum Laude

Honors Program Student participating in pre-PhD research work, receiving scholarly mentorship.

Thesis: “Considering the Impact of Trauma & Abuse in the Etiology of Opioid Use Disorder.”


College of Nursing Cohort Representative for the Anschutz Medical Campus’ Interprofessional Education Program.

AAS in Small Business Management, June 1999


Second prize poster winner at the CON’s Research & Scholarship Symposium (2019).

Poster presentation winner at CU Medical School’s 34th Annual Student Research Forum (2020).

Awarded a podium presentation at the Western Institute of Nursing’s 2020 Conference. (Conference was cancelled due to COVID-19)

Clinical rotations

Center for Addiction and Rehabilitation (CeDAR) at Anschutz – 180-hour Senior Practicum, Spring 2020

Craig Hospital – Medical/Surgical II rotation (high-acute TBI unit), Fall 2019

Denver Health – Mental Health rotation on 4W, 4E (adult populations), Summer 2019

Children’s Hospital Colorado – Pediatrics rotation, 4th floor (NICU), Spring 2019

University of Colorado Hospital – Foundations, Medical/Surgical I, and OB rotations, 2018/19

career path


RN: Brain Injury Rehab, High-Acute – Craig Hospital, August 2020 to current (FT)

RN: Mental Health, Inpatient – Denver Springs Mental Health Hospital, June 2020 to current (PRN)

Patient Care Assistant (PCA) – Denver Springs Mental Health Hospital, February 2019 to June 2020

Group Fitness Instructor – Dance, Cardio & Strength Training, Self Employed, 2015 to 2018

Nonviolent Crisis Intervention with Advanced Physical Skills – Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI), 2020

Basic Life Support (BLS) – American Heart Association, 2020

NDNQI Pressure Injury Training – Press Gainey Associates, 2018

Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainer Certification – National Council for Behavioral Health, 2018

Freelance Copywriter for Medical Providers and Med/Health Brands – Self Employed, 2014 to 2018

Director of Content Development and Communications – The Amen Clinics, 2013 to 2014

National Educator – Reserveage Organics, 2012 to 2014

National Sales and Education Director – Pangea Organics, 2009 to 2011

Youth Mental Health First Aid Certificate – Supporting Action for Mental Health Longmont, 2018

Adult Mental Health First Aid Certificate –  Supporting Action for Mental Health Longmont, 2017

Group Fitness Instructor Certification – American Council on Exercise, 2016 (to current)