When she relocated to Houston, TX in 2006, Shari noticed a huge gap in care. Coming from a holistic background in Washington state, she knew that Texas could do better. Using this knowledge as fuel to fulfill her calling to serve the community, she chose to become a nurse with the goal of becoming a certified nurse-midwife.
Shari’s currently holds a Master of Science degree in Nursing from Frontier Nursing University while actively pursuing a doctoral degree.
Shari believes in the a whole health approach, allowing bodies to function as designed. She has been in the Houston birth community for over 14 years working as a DONA trained doula, registered nurse in labor, birth, postpartum, and nursery.
Shari is active in the community volunteering for Consortium of Texas Certified Nurse-Midwives, Improving Birth, March for Moms, B.I.R.T.H., and actively working with advocacy groups to bring attention to and reduce maternal mortality and other health disparities.