Doctorate in Nursing Practice Program: University of San Diego
Nurse practitioner residency: UC Davis Health
Crystal graduated from Dominican University of California, where she was recognized as a member of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International. She completed her residency at UC Davis Health in their Family Nurse Practitioner program before beginning her career at Petaluma Health Center as a registered nurse. Her patients appreciate that she takes time to ensure they understand their health in a language that is most comfortable for them.
As a native Spanish speaker, she empowers her patients to understand their physical and mental health in the terms they understand so that together they can improve their quality of life. Crystal’s clinical interests are preventive screenings, management of chronic illnesses and promoting a health-first lifestyle of diet and exercise.