A 2018-2020 Duke-Margolis Scholar and 2020 Duke School of Nursing PhD graduate, Michelle joined Duke-Margolis as a Postdoctoral Research Associate. Michelle's foci are research projects specific to pediatric integrated care within North Carolina, and the Center’s ongoing COVID response as well the Center’s educational initiatives, and mentoring students and scholars.
Michelle earned her BSN (2003) and MSN (2009) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) and achieved dual certification as both a family nurse practitioner and family psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner. Prior to coming to Duke, she specialized in providing integrated primary care and mental health services to individuals of all ages with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout North Carolina. She continues to serve as adjunct faculty within the UNC-CH Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities and the UNC-CH School of Nursing.