Amber is originally from Overland Park, KS, and went to Kansas State University for her undergraduate degree where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelors of Science in Food Science. While at Kansas State University she was part of a variety of different research and teaching projects. After some different volunteer opportunities, she decided that healthcare was where she needed to be.
Amber then obtained a Masters of Science in Nursing with concentrations in Midwifery and Family Medicine from Vanderbilt University. After graduation, she moved to Phoenix, AZ to join a large private practice and practice full-scope midwifery. While there she was responsible for developing a volunteer doula program.
Amber then changed gears and took a different full scope midwifery position at a large academic center. While there she held a faculty appointment in the College of Nursing and focused on different quality measures to improve patient outcomes.
Currently, Amber works as a Medical and Scientific Liaison, sees patients over telemedicine, provides childbirth education, and holds an adjunct faculty position. Amber is very passionate about access to care, social determinants of health and pregnancy, and social justice. She currently resides in North Carolina with her fiance, chickens, and her dog.