Meet the Team

Christie Clinic on University

Susan Cooper-Morphew MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician

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Residency: University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, Kansas

Medical School: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska

Professional Organizations: American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

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Laura Darko, MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician

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Residency: Allegheny Health Network – West Penn Hospital, Pittsburgh

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine in Portsmouth, Dominica, West Indies

Professional Organizations: American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and American Medical Association

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Deb Frieden CNM/WHNP

Certified Nurse Midwife

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Education: ADN from Parkland College, Champaign, IL; BS in Nursing from University of Illinois-Chicago, IL;CNM in Nurse Midwifery/Women’s Health Program from University of Illinois-Chicago, IL

Certification:Â National Certification Corporation for Nurse Practitioners and American Midwifery Certification Board

Professional Organizations: American College of Nurse Midwives

Kathryn Getty APN, CNP

Nurse Practitioner

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Education: MS from University of Illinois at Chicago, Maternal/Child Nursing; BS from Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Nursing

Certification: National Certification Corporation and Council of Childbirth Educators

Professional Organizations: Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Society, Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses, and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

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Laura Harriger APN, BSN, MSEd

Nurse Practitioner

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Education: MSEd from Eastern Illinois University, Charleston; APN from School of Health Care Sciences, Sheppard AFB, TX; University of Binghamton, Vestal, NY

Certification: Board Certified by the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrical, and Neonatal Nursing; Certified as a Nurse Practitioner by the National Certification Corporation

Professional Organizations: Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Sigma Theta Tau

Tamara Helfer MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician

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Education: Master’s degree from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Health Administration

Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria

Residency: University of Missouri Hospital, Columbia, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Certification: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Professional Organizations: American Medical Association and American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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Cathy Hinton CNM

Certified Nurse Midwife

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Education: MSN from University of Illinois at Chicago; BS with honors from Olivet Nazarene University, Kankakee, IL

Honors/Special Distinctions: Clinical Excellence Awards from Provena Covenant Medical Center.

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Annelise Smith, CNM

Certified Nurse Midwife

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Candace McGregor MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician

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Education: Millikin University, Decatur, IL, Biology

Medical School: University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Residency: St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN, OB/GYN

Professional Organizations: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and American Medical Student Association

Certification: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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Katy Scheiding APN, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

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Education: MS: Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University, Normal, IL BS: Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University, Normal, IL

Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center

Professional Organizations: Sigma Theta Tau, International Nursing Honor Society; American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; Illinois Nurses Association; Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nursing.

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Michael Smith MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician

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Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis

Residency: Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH

Certification: Board Certified by the American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Professional Organizations: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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Sarah Young MD, FACOG

Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician

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Education: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Biology

Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Carbondale

Residency: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Certification: Board Certified – American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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Christie Clinic in Mahomet

Candace McGregor MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician

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Education: Millikin University, Decatur, IL, Biology

Medical School: University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL

Residency: St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, IN, OB/GYN

Professional Organizations: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and American Medical Student Association

Certification: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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Christie Clinic in Danville on Logan

Sally Craft APRN, BC, Nurse Practitioner

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

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Education: Associate and Bachelor nursing degrees from Indiana State University, Terre Haute; Master and Post-Master degrees in nursing from Indiana University, Indianapolis.

Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center

Professional Organizations: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, American Nurses Associations and Indiana Nurses Association, Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health

Terence Young MD, FACOG

Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician

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Residency: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA; Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Internship: Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA; Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Medical School: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

Education: Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA

Certification: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fellow

Professional Organizations: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Christie Clinic in Monticello

Sarah Young MD, FACOG

Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician

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Education: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Biology

Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Carbondale

Residency: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Certification: Board Certified – American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

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Christie Clinic in Tuscola

Katy Scheiding APN, FNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner

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Education: MS: Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University, Normal, IL BS: Mennonite College of Nursing at Illinois State University, Normal, IL

Certification: American Nurses Credentialing Center

Professional Organizations: Sigma Theta Tau, International Nursing Honor Society; American Academy of Nurse Practitioners; Illinois Nurses Association; Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nursing.

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Christie Clinic in St. Joseph

Kathryn Getty APN, CNP

Nurse Practitioner

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Education: MS from University of Illinois at Chicago, Maternal/Child Nursing; BS from Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Nursing

Certification: National Certification Corporation and Council of Childbirth Educators

Professional Organizations: Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Society, Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses, and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

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