RMA’s experienced NP, nurses, and medical assistants will be vital to your journey with us. Our NP is here to help manage your care by gathering patient intake, performing testing, and helping to manage patient care. Our nurses will be your primary contact throughout treatment and will be able to assist you with all of your questions. Our medical assistants will be your aid during appointments and ensure you are comfortable and that your visits are smooth. Our Recovery Room RNs provide bedside care when patients undergo special procedures such as oocyte retrievals and transfers.
Sarah recently graduated from Georgetown University, where she specialized in Women’s Health Nurse Practitionership and Midwifery. Before becoming an advanced practice provider, she went through the accelerated nursing program at Oakland University, and then became an L&D nurse working with high-risk patients. She is very excited to be working with RMA, as helping families grow is very important to her. In her free time, she likes gardening with her husband, playing with her rambunctious (and very large!) puppy, and she still occasionally acts on the stages of the local theatre scene.
Kayla joined RMA of Michigan in 2014 and has loved learning about the field of infertility, initially as a nursing assistant and then as a nurse. She has a prior Bachelor of Science degree from Central Michigan University in Psychology and Substance Abuse. She attended Oakland University in 2019, earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing in only one year, and graduated with honors.
In addition to working as a fertility nurse, Kayla works at DMC in the ER (trauma certified RN) and is taking classes to obtain her doctorate in nursing.
She feels the best part of her job at RMA is helping families grow!
Lauren graduated from Oakland University’s Nursing school in 2014. She pursued her dream as a labor and delivery nurse for the first three years of her nursing career. From there she wanted to broaden her knowledge in women’s health care and accepted a job at RMA of Michigan in 2017. Here she has found her true passion in nursing and enjoys taking care of a variety of patients who she cherishes building such strong relationships with.
In 2015 Courtney graduated from Mercy College of Ohio with high honors. She started her career as a Labor & Delivery nurse for three years at Beaumont Royal Oak and St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. Courtney came to RMA of Michigan to expand her knowledge in women’s health and specialize in reproductive endocrinology. The best part of her job is bonding with her patients and helping them grow their families.
Kayla graduated from Madonna University’s Nursing program in 2017. Prior to becoming a nurse, Kayla was a Medical Assistant in labor and delivery at U of M for six years. The first year of her nursing career she worked on a medical/surgical unit. With a passion for women’s health, Kayla is excited to be back in this field as a fertility nurse at RMA of Michigan. Kayla’s favorite thing about working at RMA is the relationships that are formed with her patients while caring for them throughout their fertility journey.
Taylor graduated from University of Detroit Mercy’s Nursing program in 2019 with honors. She started her career as a student nurse extern in the emergency room, later pursing her dream as a pediatric ER nurse at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, where she worked for three years. With a passion for pediatrics and women’s health, Taylor is excited to broaden her knowledge to Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. The best part of her job is being able to provide comfort and support for her patients in the procedure room!
Lauren graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2016 and followed her dream of becoming an ER nurse. She started her career at Royal Oak Beaumont in the ER and then transitioned to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in the Children’s Emergency Services where she worked for three years. With a passion for women’s health, Lauren is excited to be apart of the RMA team. The best part of her job is supporting families through stressful times and helping them grow their families.
Ashley graduated from Oakland University Nursing Program in 2017. From there, she worked in both the pediatric ICU and pediatric emergency room at Children’s Hospital of Michigan for the first five years of her career. She transferred to RMA of Michigan to get a new perspective in nursing and to learn as much as she can about women’s health/fertility. Ashley is excited to help build families and create a special bond with all of her patients!
Taylor graduated with honors from Eastern Michigan University and received her RN in 2018. Prior to being an RN, Taylor worked as an LPN and CNA in an outpatient facility. She previously worked on a med/surg floor and an oncology unit. With a passion for women’s health, she was very excited to transition to RMA. Taylor feels the best part of working at RMA has been building relationships with her patients and being a small part of building their families.
Tanya has been a medical assistant for 29 years working in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, OB-GYN, Vascular Surgeons and now Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. She has had the pleasure of being a part of the RMA of Michigan team since it opened in 2006. She enjoys being a part of a team that makes couples dreams come true and seeing them become parents, which is an amazing experience!!!
Melissa has worked as a medical assistant for over seven years. She worked in the field of Podiatry and for the American Red Cross before coming to RMA of Michigan. Melissa loves the patients she interacts with at RMA and enjoys working alongside great co-workers.
Alexis graduated with her LPN before working at RMA. She has been a medical assistant for ten-plus years! Alexis loves the family environment at RMA and the fact that everyone is so nice and helpful. Her favorite part of her day is seeing the priceless expressions on patients’ faces, knowing that she is helping them grow their families. She feels this is such a rewarding job!
Rebecca has been an Ultrasonographer for over three years now and feels she couldn’t have found a more interesting career for herself. The field of ultrasound is vast, and she enjoys every modality, but she loves getting to provide her skills in helping women bring little ones into their lives. Seeing a patient’s relief and big smile brings Rebecca so much joy when the mom gets that first ultrasound of her growing, healthy baby.