April is an Arizona girl through and through. This native received her Bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University and her Masters of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Grand Canyon University where she was a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society. Her pediatric background includes over 10 years of nursing experience in the newborn nursery and as a charge nurse in the Family Birth Center at Mercy Gilbert. Her recent experience was as a nurse practitioner at a pediatric urgent care. Family is everything to April, and she loves spending time with her husband, Ryan, her three beautiful children and their two sweet dogs. Her hobbies include photography, scrapbooking, golf, and visiting their favorite vacation spot – Disneyland! The newest member of the Desert Shores team brings her sense of wonder, love of family, and sweet nature to our offices and the patients we serve.