Denise joined Northwest Specialty Hospital in March of 2016. Denise’s professional experience in nursing spans three decades with her most recent role as the Chief Clinical and Chief Nursing Officer at Whitman Hospital and Medical Center in Colfax, Washington. Denise has held various nursing leadership, performance improvement and clinical roles throughout her career. Denise is very familiar with our local market having held positions at both Deaconess and Providence Health Care. She holds a Bachelor degree in Nursing , and a Masters of Science in Healthcare Administration. Denise enjoys sports and is a big Gonzaga basketball fan. When not watching sports she and her husband enjoy spending time with family, traveling, camping and playing golf.