Wendy is a native Texan, born and raised in Houston. After undergraduate work at Baylor University and University of Houston, she attended Baylor College of Medicine Physician’s Assistant Program. After graduation from the Physician’s Assistant Program in 1974, she worked for OB-GYN Associates in Houston for over 8 years. They specialized in infertility and high-risk pregnancies.
In 1982, Wendy and her husband moved to Austin and she worked at People’s Community Clinic for 3 years, serving as Team Leader for its Prenatal and Family Planning Programs. While at People’s, she organized and maintained a specialty clinic for low-income women with abnormal pap smears. Partly because of those efforts, she was named Texas Physician’s Assistant of the Year in 1984.
Since 1985, Wendy has worked at several private OB-GYN offices and has been at Renaissance Women’s Group since 1999. She says Renaissance is the best place she’s ever worked and plans to stay here until she retires.
Wendy is a Board Certified Physician’s Assistant and in the fall of 2011, she passed her re-certifying examination that P.A.’s must take every 6 years. She is a Charter member of the American Academy of Physician’s Assistants and the Central Texas Society of Physician’s Assistants.
Wendy is married with one son. Her son is now in NY pursuing his acting career. She has a brown belt in karate, has run 2 marathons, but is now a gym junkie. She loves to read, especially mystery novels, and enjoys camping and traveling. She is a believer in giving patients enough information so that they can make informed decisions regarding their health care. Preventative medicine is better than “fix it” medicine.