“I have always found that if you treat others with the same respect, dignity, and concern you would wish for yourself, you can do no greater service. My personal mantra is “Don’t just listen to, but HEAR what your patients are telling you.””

Board Certification

  • Advanced Practice Midwife

Areas of Expertise

  • Contraception Management, IUD and Nexplanon Insertion
  • Intrapartal Care, Birth, and Postpartum Care
  • Lactation Education and support of Breastfeeding Women
  • Prenatal Care

Education

Residency

East Carolina University
Nurse Midwifery
Greenville, NC
1997

Graduate School

East Carolina University
Master of Science in Nursing
Greenville, NC
1997

Undergraduate School

West Virginia University
Bachelor of Nursing
Morgantown, WV
1993

Hospital Affiliated With

Winchester Medical Center

Professional Associations

American College of Nurse Midwives
2000 – Present

Personal Interests

Aside from her love of caring for her patients, Linda’s other passions include walking, flower gardening, cooking, shopping, and reading. She and her husband Charlie have a 38-year-old son, a 17-year-old granddaughter, and two Jack Russell terriers, Rhett and Scarlett. When not involved with her work responsibilities, Linda can be found at her Harper’s Ferry home spending time with family, friends, and canines.

Biography

Linda moved to eastern panhandle of West Virginia 17 years ago in order to be part of improving access to care for women in the growing communities of WV and VA. She has over 37 years of experience in caring for women and families and has worked in level I, II, and III facilities to develop her strong clinical background. Linda received undergraduate degrees from the University of Charleston and West Virginia University and completed her MSN and Nurse-midwifery training at East Carolina in 1997. She spent 13 years developing her practice in Jefferson County before coming to Winchester to become part of the growing Winchester Ob/Gyn family.