Lori is originally from California, earning a BA from University of California, Berkeley and her RN/MSN from the University of Texas, Austin. She moved to Vancouver along with her husband Sam in 1995. After working in Neonatal Intensive Care Units, Lori then worked as a nurse and lactation consultant for eleven years at SCBP in the postpartum program. Lori went back to school at the University of British Columbia to become a Nurse Practitioner and is excited to rejoin the SCBP team! She is providing prenatal care care and is teamed up with our Obstetrician, Dr Astrid Christofferson-Deb, providing high risk obstetrical care and gynecology. Lori is passionate about women's health care and has an interest in mental health. She will be offering individual and group care for our families with a focus on anxiety, depression and supporting families transition to parenthood.
Lori is a certified lactaction consultant and also works at South Hill Health Centre, focusing on primary care for refugees and new immigrants.
For fun, Lori likes food adventures, travelling and spending time with her 2 children Max and Stella.