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Nurse Practitioners

The Nurse Practitioners of South Denver Cardiology Associates are highly skilled professionals with impressive credentials. They function in our practice as physician extenders and collaborate with physicians in an ongoing manner to enhance and improve the quality of care provided to our patients. They attend treadmills and tilt tables and are part of our team approach to consultations, hospital follow-ups, and discharge teaching.

Amber Abrams

MSN, FNP-BC

I am originally from Dickson, TN, and completed my BSN degree at the University of Iowa with honors. My career as an RN began in Iowa, Florida,…

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Elizabeth Carter

MSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC

I am from Mahnomen, Minnesota.  I earned a Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language and Hearing from Moorhead State University.  I later attained a Bachelor of…

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Julie Garside

MSN, APRN, ANP-BC

I received my Bachelor degree in Biology from the University of Colorado, Boulder, in 1992, followed by a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Regis…

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Elizabeth Grossnickle

MSN, APRN, ANP-BC

I grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana.  I moved to Colorado to study integrative physiology and biology at the University of Colorado in Boulder.  During college,…

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Whitney Groth

MSN, APRN, ANP-BC

I was raised in Arlington, Texas and began my nursing education at Texas Christian University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.  I worked at…

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Christine Harms

DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

I am a family nurse practitioner that joined the South Denver Cardiology family in May of 2018.  I was born and raised in Florida and obtained…

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Tessa Henderson

MSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC

I am a native Coloradan from Littleton. I attained my Bachelor in the Science of Nursing from Regis University in 2004, then my Master of…

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Brianna Jackson

MSN, APRN, ACNPC-AG

I earned a BS in Microbiology at Colorado State University in 1999. After several years working as an Immunohistochemist and Histotechnologist I decided to return…

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Paula McDermott

MS, APRN, CCNS-BC, CHFN, AACC

I am originally from South Dakota. I began my nursing education at South Dakota State University in 1986 as a Bachelor of Science degree with…

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Shari Nieman

MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner Supervisor

Advanced Practice Nursing Supervisor, Transitional Heart Failure Clinic Supervisor. I am originally from Hollywood, Florida and attended my first nursing school in Gainesville, Florida. I…

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Barbara Poole

MS, APRN, FNP-BC

I am originally from Jefferson City Missouri. My nursing career began in 1984 with my BSN from the University of Missouri – Columbia. I then…

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Bonnie Scheckenbach

MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC

As a child, I lived in many states including New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Illinois. I attended St. Mary’s College at Notre Dame, Indiana and…

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Kristi Swim

MSN, APRN, FNP-BC

Originally, I am from Tennessee and Mississippi. I attended the University of Mississippi, where I obtained My Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2001. I…

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Kaycee Timken

AG-ACNP-BC

I am originally from Hutchinson, Kansas. I attained my Associate Degree as a Registered Nurse from Hutchinson Community College in 1998 and then went on…

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Barb Van Horne

BSN, APRN, FNP

I am a native of Colorado, originally from Denver and grew up in Wheat Ridge. My nursing career began in 1975 with my BSN from…

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Kelly Webster

MSN, APRN, AGACNP-BC

I am originally from Denver, Colorado, born at St. Joseph’s hospital. I attained my Associate Degree as a Registered Nurse from Arapahoe Community College in…

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Amy Wischmeyer

MSN, APRN, ACNP-BC

I grew up in Chicago Illinois and my ties to Colorado began while attending the University of Colorado Boulder, earning my Bachelor of Arts in…

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