1.) What is your position and role at Gillette? I am a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialist who works at Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare’s Lifetime Clinic with adults with chronic (life-long) nervous system condition
2.) Can you tellus a little about your education/career history? I am from Minnesota and went to Hamline University and then to the University of Minnesota for medical school and residency.
3.) Do you have a favorite Gillette story or memory? During my residency program, I was fortunate to be able to train and learn from the staff at Gillette. I have lots of memories of a strong team-approach and patient and family-centered care.
4.) What are some of your hobbies outside of work? Outside of work, I enjoy being outdoors, reading, exercise, and hunting. I also love trying new foods.
5.) Do you have any children or pets? I don’t have any children, but I would love to have kids in the future! In terms of pets, my sister has a dog named Lucky. Everyone in my extended family loves her and considers her the family pet!
6.) If you could travel anywhere, where would you go? I was stationed in England for three years with the military. I got to travel a lot throughout Europe, but I never made it to Scotland or Scandinavia, so I would probably travel north if I could go back!
What is one fun fact about you? I am currently in the National Guard and love working with the military