Dr. Hansen was born in South Dakota but spent much of her childhood in New Mexico. She attended New Mexico State University in Las Cruces for her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and Spanish. She received her medical degree from Texas A&M University, and completed her OB/GYN specialty training at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Dr. Hansen is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Hansen enjoys all aspects of obstetrics and gynecology, including caring for women who experience complications during pregnancy. Her clinical interests also include contraception, infertility, cervical abnormalities, minimally invasive gynecological surgery and adolescent gynecology. Dr. Hansen moved to the Portland area in 2012. She has enjoyed exploring Portland and the Pacific Northwest and cultivating a greater appreciation of the outdoors. She also enjoys running, yoga, reading, spending time with nearby family and volunteering with the Junior League of Portland.