Welcome Nurse Practitioners, Christy Klieman and Nicole Sovey!
Christy Klieman, RNC-OB, MSN, WHNP-BC received her M.S.N. from University of Cincinnati, her B.S.N. from University of Michigan-Flint, and her A.D.N. from St. Clair County Community College. She is a board certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, with an in-patient obstetrics certification. She was a practicing Labor and Delivery, Recovery and Postpartum Nurse and Childbirth Educator for seven years, and a clinical nurse manager for three years, before becoming a WHNP. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) and Association of Reproductive Health Professionals. Outside of practice, she enjoys spending time with husband and two kids, trips to the beach, yoga, and watching U of M football and the Tigers (when they’re winning)!
Nicole Sovey, D.N.P, W.H.N.P.B.C., joins us from an OBGYN practice in the DMC system, where she has been in practice since completing her Masters of Science in Nursing in 2014 with a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Specialty from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. She became board certified as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and then earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree in 2016. Nicole received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan. She grew up in the Brighton area. She has a special interest in adolescent gynecology, in the early formation of effective patient-provider relationships, contraception counseling and reducing teen pregnancy and STI rates. She also focuses on the most cutting edge care for postmenopausal patient and patients suffering from chronic pelvic pain and recurrent pelvic infections. She is skilled in multiple procedures, including administering Nexplanon and intrauterine devices (IUD’s). She loves spending time with her husband and daughter, preferably on the water, and enjoys running and staying fit.