Mrs. Wilke is originally from Santa Barbara but has deep roots in San Luis Obispo County. She graduated cum laude in microbiology from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. While receiving her BS, she also obtained double licensure as both an EMT and EMT-Paramedic.
Following graduation, she relocated to Southern California, where she received her Master’s Degree and Board Certification as a Physician Assistant (PA) at Western University of Health Sciences, ranked within the top 5% of her class. She initially immersed herself in cardiothoracic surgery at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center, although later found a niche in interventional cardiology for the past seven years.
She has diverse training in emergency medicine, family practice, community health, internal medicine, general surgery, pediatrics, women’s health, and long term care settings.
Hobbies include photography, cooking, and hiking with her husband and daughter.