Rita is a Nurse Practitioner with nearly 30 years’ experience in her field. In addition to serving as a mentor and preceptor to Nurse Practitioner candidates she is a member in good standing of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She has extensive experience in both the acute and long-term care settings. She has also enjoyed working in the community setting and legal arenas as well. She utilizes a patient centered approach which allows patients the opportunity to fully participate in achieving their health goals. It is her profound understanding of each individual that allows this process to be successful. She is eager to partner with patients and help them develop their plan for optimal wellness. She also enjoys traveling, baking and spending time with her family.