The Nested educational team of instructors includes doctors, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, labor and delivery nurses, midwives, doulas, and reproductive health nurses. You can be assured that by taking any of our Nested Bootcamp classes from our instructors who are medical experts in the field of maternal and newborn health, you will receive the highest quality education focusing on the well-being of the entire family!
Nidhi Reva, MPH PA-C
Founder & Managing Director, and Instructor, FA/CPR/AED Instructor
Nidhi Reva's passion for working with underserved populations inspired Nested's mission of empowerment through education. Drawing upon more than 20 years of medical experience, public health advocacy and motherhood affords Nidhi with a unique skill set to help educate families in the DC area and beyond.
Prior to founding Nested LLC in 2017, she was a co-founder of Stork LLC Childbirth Education from 2015-2017. Working with Nested LLC allows for an opportunity to provide comprehensive, high quality childbirth and newborn care education, and help others who are underserved receive beneficial medical care. Nidhi volunteers overseas with PACH / Fibuspam Ecuador, through Project Nido, treating mainly women and children in rural communities.
She is a recipient of the 2021 Arlington County COVID-19 Hero Award which aims to recognize Arlington’s community members, partners, providers, neighbors who have gone above and beyond to help keep their communities safe and supported throughout the pandemic.
Nidhi joined the Virginia Hospital Center (VCH) Physician Group’s OBGYN Practice in 2021. Prior to that she spent 14 years at Dr. Reiter, Hill & Johnson, an Advantia Health LLC affiliate practice. She began her career working at an Immigrant and Refugee clinic, and a few years later she followed her passion to work in women’s health, including obstetrics, gynecology and health education. Nidhi has been in private practice since 2008. She has served as an adjunct professor as well as being a preceptor at the George Washington University Physician Assistant Program.
Nidhi graduated from Michigan State University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Zoology. In 2001, she completed her Master of Public Health degree in Health Policy and Management from Emory University with an emphasis on underserved populations. In 2003, Nidhi received her Master of Medical Science at Emory University School of Medicine from their Physician Assistant Program.
Nidhi has two daughters and loves going on walks, spending time with friends and enjoys painting.
Dr. Kelsey Thrush
Courtney McRae, RNC-OB, BSN, MS
Courtney has spent the majority of her nursing career focusing on women’s health. She graduated from Bowie State University and has worked for & provided care at many DC area hospitals. Courtney went on to achieve her Master’s in Health Education and certification in Inpatient Obstetrics.
She has medical-surgical, telemetry, high risk perinatal, labor and postpartum experience. While working in outpatient care, she provided women prenatal care, assisted with wellness exams and served as a childbirth educator at Kaiser Permanente. As a Centering Pregnancy facilitator, she is passionate about empowering clients to make educated and informed decisions about their health.
She currently works in labor and delivery. Courtney is a loving mom to two children. In her spare time she loves to travel. Courtney loves teaching and supporting parents-to-be with their birth experiences.
Renie Osei, BSN, MSN, RN, C-EFM
Renie has dedicated more than 13 years of nursing experience to women’s health and obstetrics. Renie graduated from Northern Virginia Community College and later received both her Bachelor and Master of Science in Nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing.
Much like Renie’s experience in women’s health, her career spans across many local hospitals in both Washington DC and Northern Virginia. Renie has work experience in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), high risk Labor and Deliver (L&D) Postpartum, fertility nursing, managerial experience, as well as experience in the U.S. Army Reserve Nurse Corp.
Renie is dedicated to making sure that her patients (and now the families of Nested) are educated in what to expect during the L&D experience, newborn care and has a sense of awareness of what to expect from their new journey and health along the pregnancy spectrum. Renie currently works in obstetrics as a Clinical Specialist in a local hospital, where she actively works to ensure nurses in this field are aware of best practice, nursing standards and providing quality nursing care.
In her spare time, Renie loves to read, listen to music, travel and spend time with her family (to include her pet Bichon Poodle (poochon/bichpoo) Pennie-Rena).
Migma Yolmo Tamang
Migma provides technical, administrative, FA/CPR/AED and class instructional assistance and on-site class support ensuring all of Nested’s in-person classes run smoothly and efficiently.
He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Biomechanics & Human Anatomy at George Mason University. He is an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer (ACSM-CPT) and is currently a Physical Therapy Tech & Rehab Specialist who specializes in weight loss and muscle strengthening. Migma has worked with hundreds of prenatal and postnatal women to address pelvic floor health, low back pain and muscles weakness issues. Through his company, MyKineFitness, Migma provides both virtual and in-person personal training for general fitness, geriatric fitness, prenatal fitness and postnatal fitness.
He has a deep passion for helping people, from helping patients recover from an injury to getting them back into their optimum health. His mission is to assist his clients in reaching their fitness and health goals.
Migma has been part of Nested’s team for Project Nido since 2019 where he has shared his physical therapy expertise to assist many of the patients experiencing back pain, knee pain and bad posture.
Robin Webb, BSN, RN
Robin is a registered nurse with over 30 years of healthcare experience, 25 years of which focused on women’s health and well-being. She began her career as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force working in the intensive care unit of a level 1 trauma center and then switched to labor and delivery in a remote military hospital. Upon leaving the Air Force, Robin’s focus was and continues to be on patient education.
Currently, Robin is a nurse at Dominion Fertility. Having experienced infertility herself, as well as a difficult pregnancy, she is passionate about women’s healthcare through all stages of life.
Robin has joyfully participated in a number of medical missions to remote areas in Guatemala, Romania, and most recently to Ecuador with the Nested family for Project Nido.
Dr. Tsion Ketema
Dr. Ketema obtained her undergraduate degree from Columbia University in 2002. After college, she taught high school biology in Ethiopia and then returned to New York City to research the effects of trauma and PTSD in law enforcement personnel after 9/11. She received her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2011 and completed her training in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2015 at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York City.
She is currently employed at Reiter, Hill & Johnson. Dr. Ketema’s professional interests include minimally invasive surgery, holistic medicine and transgender health care. She has admitting privileges at Sibley Memorial Hospital.
Courtney McDonald, BSN, RN, IBCLC
Courtney McDonald has always been passionate about the health of women and children, and has dedicated her entire nursing career to this population in one way or another.
She is currently a clinical mother-baby nurse, Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, VA, and has been an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) since 2017. She loves bedside nursing and enjoys those precious moments teaching moms about their new bundles of joy.
Courtney has had the opportunity to work with patients and to learn from colleagues at several hospitals in the US when she moved with her husband, who is an active duty U.S. Marine, each time he was posted at a different location. Courtney has worked at Holy Cross Hospital in Silver Spring, MD; Care Focus Home Health, Carteret General Hospital, Dr. Rule Clinic for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine all located in Morehead City, NC; and, Mary Washington Hospital in Fredericksburg, VA.
After starting a family, she decided to take some time away from her career to raise her children. She was fortunately able to breastfeed both of her children, and during this time felt called to share her love of breastfeeding with new moms and babies.
In 2000, Courtney completed her BSN from The Catholic University of America’s School of Nursing in Washington, DC. In 2015, she earned her Lactation Educator Counselor certification from the University of California San Diego; and, in 2017, completed a comprehensive training program for lactation consulting at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health.
Jessica Campbell, BS, BSN, WHNP-BC
Jessica Campbell’s passion for healthcare began during her undergraduate education in 2004 at Radford University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and minored in Sociology. This laid the groundwork for understanding how socialization plays an integral role in providing and receiving healthcare, as well as the need for compassion in counseling and education.
In 2010, after working in various aspects of women’s healthcare, Jessica completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Miami. She then went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Nursing in 2012 from Virginia Commonwealth University, specializing in Women’s Health. The practical experience, first as a medical assistant, then as a registered nurse, and currently as a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner, affords Jessica a strong medical knowledge base and has shaped her holistic approach to patient care.
Over the last several years she focused on providing OB/GYN care to refugees and the underserved in the city of Baltimore. However, she considers being a mother and raising her son, Remi, to be her greatest achievement.