Heather is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She attended the University of Maine for chemical engineering, but found her true calling in the nursing field. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 1997 from Husson University and her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2006. She has worked as a cardiac nurse, school nurse and IV team nurse. Heather also has nurse practitioner experience in both Primary Care and Sleep Medicine units. She realized the dream of opening her own practice in 2012.
Heather holds a very patient-centered philosophy, believing that she and her patients are partners with regard to their health. She strives to develop personal relationships with every patient, getting to know them and their families to best understand how to meet their needs. Patient education regarding health is an important part of her approach as is welcoming patients into a caring and compassionate environment where they feel like a member of her own family.
Born and raised in Maine, Heather has loved calling North Carolina home for the past 13 years. She lives in Cornelius with her four children Jake, Hannah, Noah and Ella Grace. Following their activities keeps her busy, and she also enjoys exercising and volunteering her time through ministry at her church.