As a board-certified women’s health nurse practitioner, Holly Moskowitz ’03 has spent years studying and treating the female body.

“I recognize that women are complex and that their care should be approached holistically,” said Moskowitz, who majored in religion/philosophy and Asian Studies while serving as a cadet in the Virginia Women’s Institute for Leadership as a student at Mary Baldwin. “My goal is to provide excellent care to women, regardless of age, race, religion, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic background.”

During her junior year at MBC, Moskowitz attended classes through the Overseas Student Program at Ben Gurion University of the Negev in Israel. She took a CPR/medic course and served as a volunteer medic with the national ambulance squad, rafted the Jordan River, floated in the Dead Sea, hiked through the Golan, and presented health care outreach programs to Bedouin women. Moskowitz returned to Israel as a tour guide and kibbutz worker from 2003 to 2005.

Shortly after, Moskowitz embarked on a rewarding career as a project director with the Thanksgiving Coffee Company and the Delicious Peace Coffee Cooperative in California, which included several trips to Uganda. In 2009, The Richmond-area native then shifted gears, earning her women’s health nurse practitioner master of science at the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University in 2012. For the last several years, Moskowitz has practiced extreme rural health medicine in an underserved community in northern New York along the Canadian border. She has also recently been accepted into a post-graduate midwifery program.

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