Dawn practiced in Shakopee for 14 years before moving from Jordan to Verndale. She and her husband have three daughters and one son. They also have a farm with horses, dogs, cats, chickens, ducks, and goats.
What inspired you to get into medicine?
To make a difference in the lives of families. I want to empower women to make healthy choices for themselves and their families. I love birth and want to make the journey of pregnancy to birth a joyous event for the family. I love taking care of women and their families and helping them with the care they need from adolescence through menopause.
Why choose Astera Health?
I think TCHC has all of the options of a large health care organization with a personalized touch. I love the people I work with and everyone is so kind and caring toward the patients and their families.
What can a patient expect when choosing you as a provider?
A very personalized experience for their care.
What do you like to do in your downtime?
Horseback riding, water skiing, hiking and photography.
What is one interesting, unique or fun thing that most people may not know about you?
I traveled to Spain after eighth grade to be a foreign exchange student for the summer.