Stephanie is a board-certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with over 25 years experience in inpatient and outpatient primary care, pulmonology, asthma, early childhood screening, and neurodevelopmental disorders.
Stephanie uses principles of nutrition, holistic/integrative medicine, functional medicine, biomedical medicine, mind-body-spirit medicine and nutrigenomics in her work, and is a great coach in helping children and families with lifestyle changes that support optimal health and healing.
She holds a special interest in preventing health and developmental issues in children through early intervention and integrative healing modalities. In practice, she focuses on balancing the microbiome and treating underlying medical conditions and imbalances in children in order to help them reverse symptoms and function optimally at the highest level possible. She extends her passion in medicine to Autism, ADHD, Asthma, Autoimmune disease, Gastrointestinal disorders, mental health disorders, PANS/PANDAS, Pediatric Lyme and conditions that mimic it, and other complex chronic pediatric conditions.
Stephanie is a member of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP), the Medical Academy of Pediatric Special Needs (MAPS), the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), the MN Holistic Medicine Group, the International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS), and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society. Her extensive background includes the completion of advanced level clinician training sponsored by the Autism Research Institute, completion of the ILADS practitioner training program, and holding MAPS provider status and candidacy for fellowship. She has mentored with pediatrician, Elizabeth Mumper MD at the Rimland Center for Integrative Medicine, Ann Corson MD of Kennett Square, PA, and Richard Horrowitz MD of the Hudson Valley Center for Healing Arts, among several other physicians and practitioners, and regularly attends a variety of conferences in order to keep up on the latest research and treatment for a variety of different conditions and related disorders.
In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, spending time outdoors, organic-whole-foods cooking, volunteering, running, biking, reading, and entertaining family and friends. She is a sought-after public speaker, and enjoys precepting and teaching.
Degrees: APRN, CPNP
Training: Prior to her current work at Newbridge Clinic beginning in 2009, she worked at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics in Minneapolis, Children’s Hospital in Oakland CA, the MN Department of Health, and the Minneapolis Public Schools. She has advanced training and experience in integrative, functional medicine, natural, and biomedical approaches to managing pediatric health and developmental conditions with a focus on children with special needs and complex chronic pediatric conditions.
Work Days: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday