Michelle Kennedy, Nurse Practitioner
National Certification Corporation (NCC) as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner.
Michelle earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich. She completed a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner certification program through Planned Parenthood Federation of America, which is affliated with Drexel University in Philadelphia. She currently is exploring a Master of Science in a Nursing completion program through the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, N.J. Before coming to SEARHC in 2008, Michelle spent the previous 12-plus years as a public health nurse with the State of Alaska, traveling to Angoon, Yakutat, Pelican and Port Alexander where she worked with CHAPs in providing preventive health care. She has been a nurse for more than 33 years, with a wide variety of nursing experiences in and out of Sitka.
Awards & Honors
Michelle received the Public Health Nursing Outstanding Professional Award in 2002 and the 2006 Soroptomists International of Sitka Honored Woman Award.
Michelle's medical interests include adolescent reproductive health education and both male/female reproductive health. Her nursing specialty is obstetrics/gynecology and reproductive health. She is an instructor with the Community Health Aide/Practitioner training center at SEARHC's Sitka campus and also will see patients at Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital.