INSTRUCTORS

All Marquette Method instructors are licensed healthcare professionals, and have completed the teacher training program through the Marquette University Institute for Natural Family Planning.

KATHRYN (KATE) ELENCHIN, CRNA

Coudersport, PA

Kate ​works as a nurse anesthetist in Southern Tier, NY, and has been teaching the Marquette Method with her certificate of completion from 2016. She is a...

REV. JAMES HOLLAND, RN, CNS, MSN

Russellton, PA

Fr. Jim has been a nurse for 41 years, and received his Diploma in Nursing from Mercy Hospital School of Nursing, a BSN from La Roche College (now University)...

BRITTANY KUDRNA, DNP, FNP-C

Bismark, ND

Brittany graduated with her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire to become a family nurse practitioner in 2015. She loves...

KRISTI OLSON, MD

Iron Mountain, MI

Kristi is a family practice physician, with a background in OB and pediatric care. She is currently completing the teacher training practicum

ANDREA SCHANANDORE, BSN, RN

Bismark, ND

Andrea graduated with a BSN from North Dakota State University in 2010. She has worked inpatient oncology and currently works as an inpatient...

LAURA SPARLING, BSN, RN

Port Huron, MI

Laura completed her bachelor's degree in nursing from Eastern Michigan University in 2008, and has since worked in oncology, home care, and...

KELSEY VUKOV, MS, RN

Evanston, IL

Kelsey is a Master's prepared Registered Nurse with a passion for women’s health education. She began her nursing career working as a bedside...

LISA GESTERLING, BSN, RN

Loveland, CO

Lisa holds a BA Anthropology, and after serving as a missionary with the Fellowship of Catholic University Students, she returned to school to earn her...

ASHLEY KLEIN, BSN, RN

Pewamo, MI

Ashley has been passionate about the Marquette Method since having her first child. Ashley and her husband, Justin, have been married since 2017...

MARIA MEYERS, MD

Birmingham, AL

Maria received her medical training and degree at Louisiana State University Medical School in 1997 and completed the Marquette Method training through...

MONICA RINCON, BSc, MSc

Calgary, AB (Canada)

Monica holds a Bachelor of Science with a major in medical laboratory technologies and a master's in microbiology from her studies in...

SARA SHAFFER, CNM

Annapolis, MD

Sara has been a registered nurse for more than 20 years, and has been a Certified Nurse Midwife for 14 of those years. She is retired from the U.S. Navy...

LAUREN VITALE, BSN, RN

Dearborn, MI

Lauren has been teaching the Marquette Method since 2017, and was drawn to teach the method after her own experience using NFP while...

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