Displaying items by tag: PCC South Family Health Center

Friday, 18 November 2022 22:03

Katarina Crause, DDS

Dr. Katarina Crause completed her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 2021. She completed the General Dental Residency at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center in 2022. Dr. Crause also has a Bachelor's Degree in Evolutionary Anthropology from the University of Michigan. She is a recipient of the Michigan Periodontal Alumni Association Award. Outside of work, Dr. Crause enjoys ballroom dancing, walking along Lake Michigan, and trying new restaurants in Chicago.



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Wednesday, 16 November 2022 21:18

Valerie Garcia, CNM, WHNP-BC

Valerie Garcia is a Certified Nurse Midwife. She completed her Bachelor's of Arts degree in Molecular Biology and Gender Studies from Colgate University in Central New York. Her graduate education in nursing was completed at Yale School of Nursing in New Haven, CT in 2022. Valerie's nursing school sub-specialty was in Gender & Sexuality Health Justice, where she trained to provide Gender Affirming Care. Valerie completed her training at the Yale New Haven Hospital in New Haven, CT, and at Jacobi Medical Center in The Bronx, NY.  Prior to nursing, she was a biologist at Columbia University Medical Center. Valerie is from the Bronx, New York and speaks fluent Spanish. Her hobbies include hiking, Latin dancing, plants, and reading.



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Monday, 17 October 2022 22:28

Nicole Paprocki, DO

Dr. Paprocki completed medical school at Midwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2019. She completed the Family Medicine Residency Program at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University in Humboldt Park. She has an undergraduate degree from Loyola University Chicago. Dr. Paprocki also completed the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship and the McGaw Northwestern Medical Education Clinical Scholars Program. She was inducted into Gold Humanism Honor Society, and is a recipient of the U.S. Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Award. Prior to studying medicine, Dr. Paprocki had a career as a high school science teacher in Chicago Public Schools for over four years. Her clinical interests include: medical education, addressing health disparities, osteopathic and integrative medicine, and trauma-informed healthcare for survivors of intimate partner violence. Dr. Paprocki's hobbies include listening to podcasts, traveling, barre and yoga, and spending time with her family and dogs.


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Thursday, 08 September 2022 22:17

Maya Siegel, MD

Dr. Siegel completed medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. She completed the Swedish First Hill Family Medicine Residency Program in Seattle, WA. Dr. Siegel  is currently completing PCC's 2022-2023 PCH Fellowship program. Her interests include improv comedy, crochet, watercolor painting, baking, board games, and cooking.

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Wednesday, 29 September 2021 19:11

Men Making Positive Changes

Friday afternoons | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

PCC South Family Health Center

6201 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn, IL 60402

Sessions focus on Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, an evidence-based approach to positive change and personal development:

• How we think about ourselves in our world

• What we do to survive and to thrive

• What we expect of ourselves and others

The group is open to any male patient, 18 years or older. Because of COVID-19 restrictions, the group is limited to a maximum of seven patients per session. 

To sign up, please ask your PCC medical or behavioral health provider, or call Peter Chapman, LCSW at (773) 295-3060.


Monday, 03 May 2021 19:55

Patricia Billingsley, DNP, FNP, APRN

Patricia Billingsley is a Family Nurse Practitioner at PCC. She completed her nursing education at the University of Illinois College of Nursing in 2020. Patricia has an undergraduate degree with a major in Spanish from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She was a Spanish teacher prior to her career in nursing. Patricia enjoys reading, studying languages, and cooking.


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Friday, 26 March 2021 20:59

Jeslyn John Lukose, APN

Jeslyn John Lukose is a Family Nurse Practitioner at PCC. She received her Bachelor's in Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. She then obtained her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner degree at Olivet Nazarene university in Bourbonnais, IL. Outside of work, Jeslyn enjoys spending time with family, reading, sewing, travelling, and visiting new places. She is fluent in Malayalam. 

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Monday, 01 March 2021 18:45

Krys Rollins, FNP-BC

Krys Rollins is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner. She received her Master of Science in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certification from DePaul University in 2014. She completed her her undergraduate education in biological anthropology and anatomy at Duke University. Krys worked as a labor and delivery nurse for three years, and as a clinical instructor in DePaul’s graduate nursing program before transitioning to a full-time family nurse practitioner. Krys is passionate about assisting patients in their family planning, providing a variety of birth control options, including IUD, Nexplanon, and vasectomy. She speaks Spanish and values seeing patients of all backgrounds, genders, and ages. Krys's interests include adolescent health and preventive medicine, gluten-free cooking, maintaining an anti-inflammatory lifestyle, Bikram yoga, resistance training, getting outside in any weather.

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Friday, 26 February 2021 17:58

Alma Gallegos, DMD

Alma Gallegos is a dentist at PCC's South and Austin Dental Clinics. She received her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago's (UIC) College of Dentistry in 2020. Alma also received her undergraduate degree in Human Communication Sciences and Spanish from Northwestern University. Alma enjoys volunteering at dental clinics and events, and providing care for underserved patient populations. In her free time, she likes to travel and spend time with her family and two dogs.Alma is fluent in Spanish.

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Tuesday, 29 December 2020 19:51


Beata Janton is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She received her Master's of Science in Nursing from Walden University 2014, and completed the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program at the University of St. Francis in 2020. Beata completed her clinical rotation at Ecker Center for Mental Health in Elgin, IL. She is fluent in Polish. Beata emigrated from Poland where she worked as a nurse midwife. In her free time, she likes to learn new things, dance, and read.

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