In your opinion, what should be the role of a primary care provider for a patient, taking into account both physical health and behavioral health needs? It is important to encourage patients to take an active role in their health. We should merge physical and behavioral health and be a champion of wellness for the whole patient. What makes you passionate about being a healthcare provider? There is nothing more rewarding than seeing my patients thrive. Serving others and advocating for wellness is where my passion lies. I truly enjoy connecting with each patient and learning more about their lives so that I can provide the best care possible. Tell us a little bit about yourself. What do you like to do in your spare time? I enjoy spending my time outdoors; primarily snowboarding, boating, and sailing. I love traveling with my husband and our daughter. I’m a bit of a foodie and love to explore new cuisines.