Teresa leads the ARA Home Dialysis Program for both the Westminster and Northridge clinics. She is also the clinic manager of the Kidney Center of Longmont.
Teresa started her dialysis career in 1982-86 as an LPN, performing chronic and acute treatments, at St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT. and then Lenoir, N.C. She relocated to Colorado in 1987, ultimately receiving her BSN at UNC, CO. in 1990.
She returned to the dialysis field in 1991 with Fresenius Medical Care, in Greeley, CO. Through her next 16 years with Fresenius, her roles included staff nurse, area in-service coordinator, charge nurse, and clinic manager. In 2007, Teresa transferred to the Fresenius corporate office in Denver to help launch the Customer Connections program in Case Management.
From 2008 to 2013, she took another path in her nursing career to become the manager of the Case Management, Utilization Review and Community Case Management department at PVH in the University of Colorado Health.
Missing the renal community, she came aboard with ARA in 2013 in the Home Program for both the Westminster and Northridge clinics. Currently, she is the clinic manager of the Kidney Center of Longmont.