Provider Bio

From the Provider

“We all have our own stories, and hearing the stories of my patients makes every day feel challenging and interesting. I strive to honor my patients’ stories by taking time to understand what is happening, responding to their concerns and explaining things in a way that is understandable. I like to make sure my patients always understand they have a choice, and I enjoy helping create a plan that feels good to them.”

About the Provider

Christina has a special interest in contraception and making sure patients have a birth control method that works for them. She especially enjoys caring for teens and menopausal patients. She holds compassion for people experiencing sexual difficulties and symptoms of menopause, and welcomes patients of all identities and sexualities. When Christina’s not working, she is an avid quilter – and even writes books and teaches classes about quilting! In addition to sewing, she enjoys raising her two children, paddleboarding, hiking, theater and enjoying Portland’s extensive food and microbrew options.

Certifications

  • American Midwifery Certification Board, Certified Nurse-Midwife, 2007

Education

  • Graduate Degree:

    Accelerated Bachelor / Master of Science Nursing, Nurse-Midwifery, Oregon Health & Science University, 2007

  • Undergraduate Degree:

    Bachelor of Arts, Theater, Northern Arizona University, 1998

Memberships

  • American College of Nurse-Midwives

Patient Survey Responses (34)

Advice given to you on ways to stay healthy?

4.52 out of 5

Amount of time spent with you?

4.59 out of 5

Explaining things in a way you could understand?

4.47 out of 5

Including you in decision-making about your treatment plan?

4.66 out of 5

Instructions regarding medication/follow-up care?

4.5 out of 5

Knowledge of healthcare received from other providers?

4.36 out of 5

Knowledge of important information about your medical history?

4.32 out of 5

Taking time to answer your questions?

4.68 out of 5

The thoroughness of the examination?

4.55 out of 5

Willingness to listen carefully to you?

4.59 out of 5
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