Peggy joined Boston Heart in 2014 with over 34 years combined experience working in healthcare. Her career path includes management of the coronary care unit at Indiana University Hospital. After acquiring her Masters in Business Administration she developed and managed a 24 hour urgent care facility for eight years. Successfully marketing the urgent care facility to a major hospital system, she became a principle in the development of an assisted living project.
After obtaining a Masters in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner, Peggy established an independent primary care practice serving both allopathic and functional medicine clients. During her time as a full-time practitioner, she completed her Doctorate of Naturopathy and obtained board certification. Peggy has obtained many additional certifications and training in Advanced Cardiometabolic Medicine. She is a certified GAPS Practitioner, Clinical Nutritionist, Master Herbalist and a Level 1 Aromatherapist. She continues to use a variety of evaluation tools and therapies with her current clients to achieve optimal health and wellness.
Peggy has served as adjunct faculty at University of Indianapolis, Butler University and Ball State University for a number of years. Her students have included those preparing for licensure as PharmD, Internal Medicine, Physician Assistants, and Nurse Practitioners as well as medical students from Indiana University School of Medicine. She holds staff appointments at Franciscan Health and Community Hospitals of Indianapolis.
Peggy holds a BS in Biology from University of Indianapolis, BS in Nursing from The University of the State of New York, Executive MBA from University of Indianapolis and a Doctorate of Naturopathy from Trinity College. She has completed a fellowship in Metabolic and Nutritional Medicine through the Metabolic Medicine Institute and has obtained board certification through the American Board of Anti-Aging Health Practitioners where she holds a Health Practitioner Diplomate status.
Peggy is a native of Indiana, and has served on the Board of Directors for the Red Cross of Johnson County, St Claire Center for Holistic Health at Marion University, New Horizons Youth Ministry, Ignite for Women and the Medical Advisory Board for Pressed Juicery. She enjoys organic gardening, spending time with her family, community education projects, biking, traveling, continuing educational programs and creative heart healthy cooking.