Meet the Team

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Juliana Anquandah MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician

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Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology at Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn, Michigan

Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada in the West Indies

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

Susan Cooper-Morphew MD, FACOG

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

Certification: Board Certified, Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

Professional Organizations: American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

 

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

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: 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.

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

Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria

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

Certification: American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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

 

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.

 

Annelise Smith CNM

Certified Nurse Midwife

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Education: BS in Nursing from Eastern Illinois University; MS in Nursing Midwifery from the University of Illinois in Chicago, Illinois

Honors/Special Distinctions: Member of the American College of Nurses-Midwives

Candace McGregor MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician

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

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

Education: Millikin University, Decatur, IL, Biology

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

Certification: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

 

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.

 

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

 

Sarah Young MD, FACOG

Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician

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

Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Carbondale

Education: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Biology

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

 

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

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Candace McGregor MD

Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician

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

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

Education: Millikin University, Decatur, IL, Biology

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

Certification: American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

 

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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

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Sarah Young MD, FACOG

Obstetrics and Gynecology Physician

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

Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Carbondale

Education: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Biology

Certification: Board Certified – 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.