Tammy L. Hadfield, MSN, WHNP-BC
Tammy Hadfield, MSN, WHNP-BC has been caring for women for over twenty years. She began her career as an Associate’s Degree prepared Registered Nurse at the early age of 19 at the University of Utah Medical Center. Becoming a new mother herself, she quickly found a passion in caring for mothers, babies and their families while working in high risk obstetrics. She loved the University Hospital setting and became a charge nurse within her first year at the hospital. Her strong passion to care for women also lead her to become a rape and domestic violence victim’s advocate.
Feeling a need to further her education, Tammy completed her Bachelor’s Degree with Honors in 1995 from Weber State University. After which she decided follow in her parents’ footsteps and joined the United States Air Force as a commissioned officer. Tammy was a labor and delivery nurse, lactation specialist, neonatal resuscitation instructor, and perinatal grief counselor during her early military years, and was pleased to welcome her second child into the world. After serving less than four years, she was awarded an Armed Forces scholarship to attend graduate school to complete her Master’s in Nursing from University of Utah. She became a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner in 2001. Her first duty assignment as a nurse practitioner was in Anchorage, Alaska, where she was awarded the Pacific Air Force Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year award after only one year of practice. She also became the troop commander of the only gynecological mobility team in the Air Force. She achieved numerous awards and medals, including the prestigious Meritious Service Medal and attained the rank of Major prior to her separation.
In 2004, the Hadfield’s left Alaska to be closer to family. Tammy quickly grew her practice in Idaho specializing in bio-identical hormone replacement for men and women, gynecological health, cervical dysplasia, sexual dysfunction and anti-aging medicine. She is proud to have been the first board certified anti-aging diplomat in Idaho from the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. In September 2008, with love and support of her family, friends, colleagues and patients, she opened Embrace Wellness. She is elated to be a Meridian City business owner, and excited to grow her practice caring for patients in a manner in which they desire by a provider with an open heart and mind.
Tammy has recently been accepted into a Doctorate of Nursing program but spends her free time with her husband of over twenty years, Dalon and her beautiful daughters, Ashton and Taryn. Dalon is also a nurse at the VA Medical Center. Ashton is a nursing student at Boise State University. Taryn is attending Mountain View High School. Tammy loves to travel, scuba dive, cook and garden.