Shay Ventura, NP is a Family Nurse Practitioner who specializes in women’s health promotion. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from American Sentinel University (2014) and her Master of Science from Fresno Pacific University (2016). During her graduate study, she became interested in women’s specialty and primary care. Her scope of practice encompasses […]
Washington, DC — Although most women in the United States initiate breastfeeding, more than half wean earlier than they desire and fall short of their personal goals. Recognizing the prominent role obstetrician-gynecologists can play in helping women reach their breastfeeding goals, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) released a revised Committee Opinion, “Optimizing Support […]
March 23, 2016 Washington, DC — The importance, safety and efficacy of immunization against vaccine preventable diseases is well established. However, national vaccination rates lag behind public health goals. As women’s health care providers, obstetrician-gynecologists are uniquely positioned as a source of information and recommendations on immunization and reducing morbidity and mortality from a range […]
Julie D. Howison, FNP grew up in Kingsburg California. She started her nursing career at Kaweah Delta Hospital in 1985. She graduated as an RN in 1988 from the College of the Sequoias, while working in their Intensive Care Unit (ICU), and preoperative area. She continued to pursue her nursing education and graduated from the California State University Dominguez Hills with a Bachelor degree, and California State University Fresno State with a Masters degree. She has been a Nurse Practitioner for 15 years. She has also worked in a family practice setting for women’s health.
Outside of work Julie is involved in various community service organizations, including the Kingsburg Community Cancer Group. She enjoys traveling with her husband, Lou to the central coast to visit her three sons who are currently attending college. She also enjoys spending time with family in her free time.
We are excited to announce that Dr. Andrea Boone has joined our medical group here at Visalia Women’s Specialty. Dr. Boone grew up in Orange County, and went on to graduate with honors from Stanford University. She completed her medical degree at The University of Southern California where she met her husband, Michael. Her residency […]
Dr. Boone grew up in Orange County, and went on to graduate with honors from Stanford University. She completed her medical degree at The University of Southern California where she met her husband, Michael. Her residency in obstetrics and gynecology was completed at St. Louis University, and she has been in private practice in Visalia since 1996. Her specialty is gynecology with an emphasis on minimally invasive surgery including robotic surgery.
Outside of work, she is busy with her 3 daughters ranging from middle school to college age and her 3 Shih Tzus. When she has extra time, she enjoys photography and digital scrapbooking.
Article Source: Elle Magazine Whether you were building your career, searching for the right guy, or just weren’t ready to start a family until now, you’re definitely not alone. The birth rate for women ages 40 to 44 increased by 3 percent from 2008 to 2009, the most recent year for which data is available, […]
WhatToExpect.com, the leading pregnancy and parenting website, releases Pregnancy Confidential, a new study shedding light on the facts and realities of what pregnant woman know, think, and feel. And some of the results might surprise – those who’ve never been pregnant. Highlights of the Pregnancy Confidential study findings include: Facebook Friends Are the Last […]
Article Source: KSL.com New York City — At nine months pregnant, most women find themselves too big and exhausted to think about exercise. But ballerina Mary Helen Bowers was dancing all the way up until the day she gave birth a few weeks ago. The former professional dancer documented her first pregnancy by sharing photos […]