Hellen feels it is important that women are well informed and share in decisions regarding their health. In addition to pregnancy care, her special interests are well woman care, contraceptive options and midlife/menopausal health issues.
Hellen is certified as a nurse midwife through the American Midwifery Certification Board and also certified as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner through the National Certification Corporation.
She has her undergraduate degree in Nursing from University of Michigan and a Master of Science in Nursing with a concentration in Parent Child Nursing, also from the University of Michigan. She attended Frontier Nursing University for her Nurse Midwifery diploma in 1992.