Lydia is a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, caring for women of all ages from puberty to menopause. She attended undergraduate school at Loma Linda University School of Nursing in California graduating in 2001. She soon moved to Nashville and then to Alaska, practicing as a mental health nurse and later a labor and delivery nurse. After 12 years of hospital nursing, Lydia returned to school and graduated in 2015 with her MSN, Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner from Frontier Nursing University in Hyden Kentucky. She completed her Clinical practicum with Ellen Palmer, CNM at Generations Medical Clinic, Dr. Ty Vincent, MD at Mat-Su Integrative Medicine, and Ms. Amy Elder, WHNP at Mat-Su Integrative Wellness.
Lydia’s passion for wholeness and healing comes from a very personal place. Lydia had to fight for answers in her own health journey and vowed to return to school so that she could be the provider it took her so long to find. Thanks to Dr. John Oliver and Dr. Ty Vincent, Lydia was able to take the journey to healing. She specializes in Metabolic Syndrome, Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome, Hypothyroidism, and Low Dose Immunotherapy.
Lydia and her family have lived in Alaska for 11 years. She and her husband have 6 children. There is never a dull moment at the Petersen house. They love adventuring in the great outdoors and traveling.