All-star caregivers: Women’s Health

Introducing the medical providers at the CMH Women’s Center

‘It’s an honor’

Robert Holland, MD, PhD

Dr. Holland brings more than 30 years of experience to his practice. He was drawn to specialize in women’s health because it combined general healthcare with surgery and “the honor of being part of new families by helping with births.”

Dr. Holland is a Northwest native who grew up in Walla Walla, Washington. He attended medical school at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, and completed an internship and residency with the University of South Dakota. He also earned a PhD in biophysics and physiology from the University of Texas Health Sciences. He has practiced at CMH since 2002. 

In his free time, Dr. Holland enjoys building and flying airplanes and sailplanes. He also enjoys boating and shooting.

Professional interests: High-risk pregnancies and ultrasound.

‘Sharing the joy’

Nathan Amrine, MD

Dr. Nathan Amrine

Dr. Nathan Amrine, OB/Gyn

Dr. Amrine says that the most rewarding aspect of his profession is “seeing the excitement and joy of patients and their families after delivery.” He also enjoys the opportunity to greatly impact a woman’s life in a positive way by treating a condition that has made daily life painful or difficult. 

Dr. Amrine grew up in Longview, Washington, and graduated from Central Washington University before earning his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, West Indies. He completed a residency and internship at Louisiana State University Health – Shreveport. 

He enjoys playing golf, attending sporting events, taking walks with his wife and their two golden retrievers, and spending time with family. 

Professional interests: Hypertension and diabetes in pregnancy and minimally invasive gynecologic surgery (e.g. laparoscopic hysterectomy).

‘Cultivating health’

Corinne Almquist, CNM
Certified Nurse Midwife/Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner

Corinne Almquist, CNMAlmquist is deeply committed to improving the health of women and their families through holistic approaches to well-being. As a nurse midwife and women’s health nurse practitioner, she is passionate about working with women throughout their lifespans. 

Almquist earned her master’s degree in nurse midwifery and a women’s health nurse practitioner specialty from Yale University in Connecticut. Before and during her training as a nurse, she spent several years as an organic farmer, doula and birth assistant. 

She is also an outdoor enthusiast and enjoys gardening, hiking, biking and paddling. 

Professional interests: Nutrition, integrative medicine and breastfeeding. 

‘A life of service’

Patricia Boullie, CNM
Certified Nurse Midwife

Boullie began her career as a nurse in the U.S. Army. She earned her master’s degree in nurse midwifery from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and has been caring for women at CMH for more than 20 years. 

“I find caring for women and families fascinating. You are involved with their life changes — often joyful and sometimes not. Either way, I am blessed to take part in their life,” she says. Boullie finds it particularly rewarding to care for women in transition and to see personal growth. She always tries to encourage women to “honor themselves and the normalcy of birth and breastfeeding.”

As a former company commander in the U.S. Army, Boullie is committed to helping combat veterans heal and find support from others who have served in the war. In her personal time, she loves being with her kids and grandkids. 

Professional interests: Holistic health, depression and anxiety.

Call today! Call 503-338-7595 to schedule a consultation with one of the CMH Women’s Center providers. The center is located on the second floor of the CMH Health & Wellness Pavilion at 2265 Exchange St. in Astoria.

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