Paula Paulsen is a board certified Nurse Practitioner who has over 30 years experience in the field of Cardiology with special interest in heart failure and electrophysiology. She is originally from the greater Twin Cities area in Minnesota where she started her career in heart and lung transplant at the University of Minnesota Hospital working in critical care and as a critical care nursing instructor. Since then she has focused her professional interests in clinical practice in Monterey, CA and most recently in Honolulu, HI. . She graduated with honors from St. Catherine University where she received her Masters Degree in Nursing..She is nationally certified with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Her special interests are in longevity studies and restorative medicine. Relationships are at the heart of the restorative approach. The four Rs of Restorative Approach — Relationships, Responsibility, Reparations, Resilience. She is an avid competitive sailor and enjoys adventure and the great outdoors. She is very excited to be part of Advanced Heart Care and is proud to work with such a fantastic team of providers.