Andrea is originally from the Pacific Northwest, growing up just north of Seattle. After working for the government, she returned to school to pursue a career in nursing, earning her BSN from Seattle University and ultimately her (DNP) Doctorate Nurse Practitioner from the same institution. Andrea states was drawn to JFHC by its commitment to team-based healthcare and its commitment to serving this amazing community. While she enjoys working with all family practice patients, she has a special interest in caring for those who are often underserved including LGBTQIA+ and large bodied women. Outside of work, Andrea enjoys cooking and baking projects, reading science fiction and fantasy, hiking, and admiring the scenery of the Pacific Northwest. She also has a fondness for shiny objects and occasionally makes art.