Medical School Loma Linda University School of Medicine, MD, 1998
Residency OB/GYN Spectrum Health/Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan 2002
Private practice OB/GYN, OB/GYN Center in Boise, from summer 2002 to spring 2013
OB Hospitalist at St. Luke's Boise spring 2013 to current
Attend Crossroads Community Church
Three children ages 9, 10, 11 (2 boys, 1 sweet girl)
Husband, Tim, is professor at NNU in chemistry
Hobbies include spending time with my husband and kids, travel, scrapbooking, snow skiing, and competing in triathlons
Kristi Rhodes has lived and worked in Idaho since 2001. Prior to becoming a midwife, Kristi was a registered nurse at St. Luke’s for 12 years working in maternal/child nursing and has attended births since 2005. She graduated from Frontier Nursing University with her degree as a nurse midwife in May, 2013. Kristi offers prenatal care and services to women in our community. She attends births at St. Luke’s Boise Campus. Kristi is passionate about offering families with education to optimize health in pregnancy and to help prepare for parenthood. Kristi moved here from Port Angeles, Washington and has three children ages 11, 13 and 23.
I am being trained in doing the ultrasounds at Path.
I am a nurse at St. Al's.
I went to Carroll College in Montana.
I have personal experience in the adoption community by placing a baby for adoption.
I enjoy hiking, cooking, traveling, and meeting new people.
Julie is a teacher and has volunteered to teach a variety of subjects at Cole Valley and her church. She is married to Terry and they have three children, Trenton, Katie, and Micah. In her free time, Julie most enjoys playing sports, traveling, hiking, and cooking with her family.
Julie brings 20 years of crisis pregnancy center experience to Path. She is active and has a leadership role in women's ministries and children's ministries at her church. Julie has worked in the healthcare field as a secretary and administrative assistant for the past 13 years. Prior to that Julie worked in banking and was a church secretary. Julie loves reading and crafting - her latest craze is the Silhouette. Julie and her husband have two married sons and four grandchildren.
Shea Thomas is Path's Marketing Intern. A recent 2017 high school graduate who enjoys getting the chance to post more on Instagram as she extends her marketing knowledge. She loves helping those in need and has been given the chance to do so by working with JEMfriends, a local nonprofit supporting youth who age out of foster care. Shea has also had the opportunity to work with young girls as a volleyball coach and enjoys playing volleyball herself.
Board members include Josh, Mike, Christie, Linda and Georgianna
Josh and his wife, Grace, are high school sweethearts (Capital High here in Boise), married weeks after graduating from college, and now have three daughters of their own. Josh graduated from the University of Chicago and then earned an MDiv from Regent College in Vancouver, BC. His awe for women and birth developed through the births of their three daughters; at the same time Grace followed a calling to support women in labor as a doula. He pastors young adults at Cole Community Church, loves to read and teach, plays a bit of tennis and basketball, writes when he can, volunteers at the girls’ school, and loves reading with his girls. At his core, Josh wants to see Jesus glorified in His church and throughout His creation.
Michael Forsythe is an attorney at Hawkins Companies, a commercial real estate developer, in Boise, Idaho. Michael also practices small estate planning when requested. Michael holds a Bachelors of Arts in Economics from Eastern Washington University and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Idaho College of Law. Michael is passionate about issues related to women and children, and has a beautiful wife and two dynamic children. Michael has been advising Path prior to the occupation of the Broadway building, and is excited to continue in his involvement as a Board Member of Path Pregnancy Center. Michael can be found with his wife and kids in the mountains or on the lake during any free time he may have.
Christie has been working with women facing unplanned pregnancies for over twenty years. She fell in love with this ministry while doing research as a graduate student and became involved soon after serving as a volunteer, director, grant writer, consultant, and now board member. She received both her Bachelor of Science in Health Education with a Minor in Women’s Studies and her Master of Public Health degree from California State University, Northridge. Christie, her husband Johan and their three daughters enjoy the outdoors and travelling. They have been as far as South Africa and visited the three major oceans in one year, a major milestone. She really loves the beach and Jesus, but not in that order.
Path Pregnancy Clinic is a solution for men and women experiencing the intimidating and often overwhelming situation of unplanned pregnancy. We offer guidance and support for those in the Boise area in a caring, judgment-free environment. Path Pregnancy Clinic is a valuable resource when facing pregnancy-related questions, concerns, and options. If you or a loved one is experiencing early pregnancy symptoms and are seeking advice, contact Path Pregnancy Clinic.
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