Lisa Edwards

Lisa Edwards


CrossFit Level 1 (CF-L1)

Lisa is a dual Board Certified Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner and a Certified Nurse-Midwife. She is also the owner and provider at Essence Women’s Health. She loves combining her education & training as a medical provider with her training & education as a fitness trainer & health coach! Trained for 7 years at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, she’s been an NP for 15 years & a nurse for 28 years. She has many years of experience working in health care, from working in her father’s pharmacy as a teen, to working in intensive care units, to Army nursing overseas, labor & delivery nursing, being a midwife in the hospital and in private practice physicians’ offices (including that of Dr Fakih), to being a women’s healthcare provider at a Federally Qualified Health Center in Detroit, to being a fitness trainer! She’s been a nursing preceptor and leader in many roles, clinical adjunct faculty for University of Michigan, Flint, Maternity Nursing, and a preceptor for Student Nurse Practitioners from Wayne State, Madonna, and South Universities. She is currently a candidate working on certification through the Institute for Functional Medicine.

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