Tish received her undergraduate nursing degree and her family nurse practitioner degree at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing in 1976. In 1980 she received an MSN from Columbia University in New York in 1980. She worked as a certified nurse midwife in Athens, GA in the early 1980's and then relocated to Nashville and worked in the Maternal Infant Care Program at Nashville General Hospital from 1882-1997. She joined the Saint Thomas family in 1997 providing prenatal care first at STMP, Family Health Center, West and since 1999 has been at The Holy Family Health Center in the La Clinica Nueva Vida program. Tish is fluent in both English and OB Spanish.
Tish's clinical interests are in pregnancy, nutrition, breast feeding, labor preparation, preparing for newborn and infant safety and preconception counseling.