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.
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.
Kathleen Britten is a Certified Nurse Midwife. She completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at University of Illinois at Chicago. Kathleen received her Bachelor's of Science in Nursing in May of 2018, and then completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice in May 2022 to become a Certified Nurse Midwife. Most of her midwifery training was done with the midwives at PCC, which is why she was happy to join the team. Experiencing PCC's mission and team work first-hand is why Kathleen decided to stay as a provider after completing her training. Kathleen's experience as a Registered Nurse was with a home-birth practice and also in the hospital. So, the PCC Birth Center feels like just the right fit and she is honored to be a piece in making out-of-hospital birth and patient-centered midwifery care more accessible. Kathleen is an active member of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) Illinois Board and is a proud midwife of the LGBTQ+ community. In her free time, she enjoys taking her dogs for walks, spoiling her nephew, and practicing hot yoga. When it gets cold out, you can find Kathleen binge-watching TV shows and trying out new dinner recipes.
Kamala Krakover is a Certified Nurse Midwife. They received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Columbia University and a Master of Science in Nursing from SUNY Downstate Health Science University. They also hold a Bachelor of Fine Arts in film and literature. Kamala loves working as a midwife and strives to support and nurture their patients, believing stronger and healthier parents are the foundation of a stronger and healthier community. Kamala's pronouns are she/they.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.