Dr. Whistler joined Western Colorado Pediatric Associates in 1993. She has been a practicing pediatrician since 1988. She previously was the Director of Medical Services at the Cherokee Nation, Department of Health and Human Services. She completed her residency at Tulane University Affiliated Hospitals and graduated from the Tulane University School of Medicine. She also attended college at the University of Kansas, Newcomb College of Tulane University and Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. She is board certified through the American Academy of Pediatrics and is affiliated with St. Mary’s Hospital and Medical Center. Dr. Whistler practices primarily at our Grand Junction location.