Nurse Practitioners

Brittany Brown, WHNP

Special interest: preconception counseling, family planning, contraception counseling and prenatal care

Brittany Brown | Nurse, CU OBGYNBrittany is a board-certified women’s health nurse practitioner. She was drawn to women’s health after working as an infertility nurse for several years. She is passionate about providing individual, compassionate and holistic care to patients, and enjoys being a nurse practitioner because she has the opportunity to empower women. She is all about the patient experience and strives to listen to and appropriately evaluate her patients’ needs, enabling them to receive top-notch treatment while feeling comfortable in the gynecologist office.

Brittany has a special interest in preconception counseling, family planning, contraception counseling and prenatal care. As a women’s health nurse practitioner, she loves being able to help educate and empower women through all periods of their lives. She truly enjoys the continuity of care that OB/GYN provides.

Brittany is a Colorado native. She completed her master’s at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and her Bachelor of Science in nursing at Gonzaga University. She enjoys spending time in the outdoors, traveling and reading.


Genevieve Hofmann, MSN, WHNP-BC

Special interest: women’s health and wellness

Genevieve Hofmann | Nurse, CU OBGYNGenevieve is a Sigma Theta Tau honors nurse and has been a nurse practitioner for more than 15 years. She is drawn to the OB/GYN field by the opportunity to work with women and their families, in particular, addressing their unique health needs through education, prevention and wellness. She has a special interest in women’s wellness and preventive health, including contraception and family planning, breastfeeding support, menopause, and prenatal and postnatal care.

As a nurse, she sees herself as a member of a patient’s larger healthcare team. Her goal is to provide patients with sound clinical advice and evidence-based information. Ultimately, she aims to empower patients to actively participate in their care by listening to their needs and helping them make informed decisions.

General Health
  • Well Woman Exams
  • Contraception Counseling & IUD/Nexplanon Insertion
  • Breast Health
  • Menopause Management
Condition Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Abnormal Bleeding & Menstrual Disorders
  • Endometriosis
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI)
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Sexual Health & Dysfunction
Pregnancy & Postpartum
  • Preconception Counseling & Primary Infertility Evaluation
  • Prenatal Care including Prenatal Testing
  • Childbirth
  • Breast Feeding Consultation
  • Gestational Diabetes

Jessica Pettigrew, Instructor, MSN, CNM

Specialty: midwifery, women’s health, obstetrics, gynecology

CU OB/GYN Midwife, Jessica PettigrewJessica has a passion for caring for women and their families. During their pregnancy she shares all options with women, including complementary modalities such as acupuncture, massage and medications.

Jessica believes that pregnancy and birth set the stage for how we parent our children and that women should be supported in birthing without fear and in fully embracing the transformative potential of childbirth. She also enjoys caring for women in life’s transitions, such as menopause, providing contraception, managing abnormal bleeding, and assisting with other common women’s health issues.

“My favorite part of my job is getting to know women and their families. The relationships built in the clinic go far beyond managing a specific medical issue and extend to helping women understand their bodies, and partnering together to help them be well.”

Jessica completed her Master of Science at Yale University in 2009 and her Bachelor of Arts in International Development Studies at McGill University. She served on the Yale clinical teaching faculty from 2009-2010.

General Health
  • Well Woman Exams
  • Contraception Counseling & IUD/Nexplanon Insertion
  • Breast Health
  • Menopause Management
Condition Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Abnormal Bleeding & Menstrual Disorders
  • Endometriosis
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI)
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
Pregnancy & Postpartum
  • Preconception Counseling
  • Prenatal Care including Prenatal Testing
  • Childbirth
  • Breast Feeding Consultation
  • Gestational Diabetes

Judith Quill, CNM, MS

Specialty: prenatal care, adolescent care, family planning

Judith Quill, nurse practitioner, CU Ob-GYN | University of Colorado MedicineJudith is a certified nurse midwife (CNM) specializing in adolescent pregnancy and pregnancy prevention. She is passionate about advocating for her patients in the midst of difficult situations, providing a listening ear while treating them without judgment. Judith understands that being pregnant as a teen can be a frightening thing. She aims to support her patients by meeting their obstetric care needs while also providing social, psychological and nutritional support.

While it’s been a long time since she’s been a teenager, Judith feels like she closely relates to her adolescent patients. She enjoys getting to know their family and friends, and recognizes the unique and special strengths that each of her patients have.

Though originally from Cleveland, Judith has called Colorado her home for over 40 years. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, reading, gardening and being with her friends and family.

General Health
  • Well Woman Exams
  • Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology
  • Contraception Counseling & IUD/Nexplanon Insertion
Condition Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI)
Pregnancy & Postpartum
  • Adolescent Pregnancy & Prenatal Care