A Fort Wayne native, Denise has been working in the medical field for the last 13 years. Starting as a Research Assistant at Emory University. Her first nursing job was as a private duty Registered Nurse providing 24-hour care to an Alzheimer’s patient. From there she volunteered as an undergraduate and post-graduate student for underserved and homeless patients at a medical clinic in Atlanta, GA.
While enrolled at Emory University, she completed both her undergraduate degree and Master of Science Nursing degree. After graduation, she relocated to Yreka, CA to practice rural medicine and provide care to Veterans. Her next stop was Portland, OR where she worked for the Veteran’s Administration and became the Lead Nurse Practitioner for the Primary Care Division. Working in different parts of the country and in a variety of health care settings, Denise has gained a deep knowledge of caring for patients.
Here at Fort Wayne Primary Care, her current focus will include primary care, labs, and medication refills. Denise has a gentle style complemented with excellent listening skills. Her intention is to act as a coach or partner to help her patients reach their health and wellness goals.
Prior to entering the healthcare field, Denise owned a business that specialized in accounting and human resources focused on non-profit agencies. She comes to Fort Wayne Primary Care with a broad spectrum of business and healthcare experience.
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When she's not working, Denise enjoys being outdoors, yoga, swimming, cooking, traveling, spending time with her husband, friends, and extended family. Join us in welcoming Denise.