Cathy received her Bachelor of Science degree from Texas Tech University. She completed her post graduate training in Physician Assistant studies at Oregon Health and Sciences University. Upon completion, Cathy moved to Central Oregon where she has practiced as a Physician Assistant for 20 years, 10 of those years in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Cathy specializes in diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and pain, including injuries and painful conditions of the neck, lower back, nerves and joints. She takes a comprehensive approach to treatments, utilizing medications, injections, and collaborates with other health professionals including physical therapists, chiropractors, acupuncturists and mental health professionals. She treats every patient with compassion, understanding the vulnerability and hope that comes with seeing a provider, hoping for improved quality of life.
A past collegiate track athlete, Cathy enjoys all things outdoors with her husband and son, from fly fishing, mountain biking, pickleball, camping, rafting.