Teresa Owens, MSN, ARNP is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Washington and her Master of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University.
She is an active member of the Obesity Medicine Association, the American Association of Diabetes Educators, the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and Sigma Theta Tau, the Honor Society of Nursing.
She regularly participates in continuing education focusing on expanding her knowledge of treatment of metabolic disorders including diabetes, PCOS, cholesterol disorders, and obesity.
Teresa views her role as a partner with her patients as they seek to improve their health through lifestyle change and appropriate medical treatment. Her specialty training focusing on metabolic illness gives her insight into the importance of holistic wellness while pursuing treatment for various metabolic disorders.
Teresa’s background in primary care and women’s health enhances her understanding of how metabolic health affects all aspects of wellness.
When not in the office, Teresa enjoys walking her dogs at Green Lake, visiting national parks with her family, trying to complete the Sunday New York Times crossword puzzle, and experimenting with recipes found in her grandmother’s recipe box.
She is an avid Bullet Journaler and has been known to “geek out” over organizational systems and fancy pens. Teresa lives in North Seattle with her husband, their teenager, two dogs and a cat.