Karen Martinot, DNP, WHNP (she/her) earned a doctorate in nursing practice from Arizona State University and is a board-certified women’s health nurse practitioner. She completed her undergraduate work in biology and nursing in Oregon at Willamette University and Oregon Health and Sciences University, respectively. She also is an internationally board-certified lactation consultant. Her clinical experience includes wellness care, gynecology, preconception care, contraception care, prenatal care, postpartum care, and lactation consulting. Her research experience addresses the intersection of reproductive health and recovery from substance use disorder. She is a regular lecturer in ASU’s DNP program. She focuses on the client experience of care to empower people to experience sexual and reproductive wellness. She is committed to developing and overseeing programs and projects that are evidence-based, respectful, and affirming.