Catherine is all about helping to bring good food to East Portland.
Catherine is also all about bringing good health to the neighborhood. In her quest to do that she founded Seastar Community Acupunture on Glisan & 71st in 2008. She earned a Masters in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in 2000, and a Masters of Nursing in Midwifery from Emory University in 1984. She has worked as a certified nurse midwife (CNM) in Oregon for the past 25 years. She also has postgraduate education as a lactation (breastfeeding) specialist.
Catherine is a member of People’s Organization of Community Acupuncture (POCA) and is delighted to be part of the community acupuncture movement. POCA is a multistakeholder cooperative, a co-op where the clients, acupuncturists and clinics may all join POCA as members to build a strong community acupuncture movement.