Midwives


Kristen Stricklin

Kristen Stricklin, MSN, CNM

Kristen is a Florida transplant, originally from a Mississippi beach community, so she is excited to return to warm climates and gulf breezes. She earned her Bachelor’s in Nursing and her Master’s in Midwifery from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. Trained in both hospital and birth center settings, as a Certified Nurse Midwife Kristen is enthusiastic about exploring the lines of both medical and natural methods of care.

Kristen’s passion for integrating holistic methods is apparent in her care for all women, whether providing obstetrics or gynecology services. One of her future goals is to become a childbirth educator. In her spare time, Kristen enjoys exploring Florida and its wonderful beaches, spending time with her dog, painting and living life.

Education and Training

Bachelor of Arts, Biological Sciences, Chemistry Minor
University of Mississippi
Oxford, Mississippi

Bachelor of Science, Nursing
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

Master of Science, Midwifery
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

Nurse Practioners


Leah Bowler

Leah Honkanen Bowler, MSN, APRN, WHNP-BC

Leah Bowler is originally from Huntsville, Alabama. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion from the University of Georgia before transferring to Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, where she studied nursing. Leah then earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, specializing in Women’s Health.

Leah is a NCC Board-Certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner who is passionate about providing empathetic, holistic, and compassionate care to all women. Leah is new to the Tallahassee area and is excited to call it home. She loves cooking, traveling, and spending time outdoors.

Education and Training

Bachelor of Science, Health Promotion
University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia

Bachelor of Science, Nursing
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia

Master of Science, Nursing
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia