Provider Profile


Nurse Practitioner at the Cooley Dickinson Diabetes Center

Department + Services

Diabetes Center

My Expertise


Training + Education

Doctorate of Nursing Practice | University of Massachusetts, Amherst | Amherst, MA
BS in Nursing | Elms College School of Nursing | Chicopee, MA

Board Certifications

Board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP)
Certified by the Certification Board for Diabetes Care and Education as a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES)

My Philosophy

I believe in providing safe, equal, patient-centered care to all patients. I aim to bring personal and professional experience and positivity to all encounters with patients.


Michelle received her Bachelor’s in Nursing from Elms College in 2016. She has a passion for working with patients with complex diagnoses, working as a hemodialysis RN for six years and a diabetes educator for three years. She received her Doctor of Nursing Practice with a concentration of Family Nurse Practitioner from UMass-Amherst in May, 2021. She joined the Cooley Dickinson Medical Group Diabetes Center shortly after and has continued her passion of working with patients who are living with diabetes. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys reading, being outside, going on hikes with her husband and their dog, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.

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Cooley Dickinson Medical Group Diabetes Center

CONTACT 413-586-1601

OFFICE HOURS Monday - Thursday, 8 am - 5 pm;
Friday, 8 am - 3 pm

Location & Directions 22 Atwood Drive
Northampton, MA 01060
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