Elise grew up in Duluth, Minnesota. She moved to the Pacific Northwest to attend the University of Washington in Seattle, where she received her bachelor’s degree in psychology. She attended the MGH Institute of Healthcare Professions in Boston, Massachusetts for her Master of Science in Nursing with a dual emphasis in adult and women’s health.
Elise has a broad background in all aspects of women’s health. She loves helping women achieve their optimal health, encouraging them to take an active role in their healthcare needs and creating a safe environment that promotes honest, open communication. She provides the full range of obstetric care, from pre-conception to postpartum, as well as well-woman visits and gynecologic care, including STD treatment/prevention and all types of contraception.
Elise has lived in the Pacific Northwest on and off for 15 years. She enjoys exploring new places and running, hiking and cycling outdoors. When the weather doesn’t cooperate, she loves to sew and knit. She and her husband have four kids.