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Nurse Practitioners

Linda Duensing, NP

Linda Duensing, NP

Linda has 32 years of Nursing experience with 26 years in Womens Health. Obtained APN degree in Women's Health education from Indiana Family Services through Ball State University and certified with NCC. She has been practicing as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner for the last 18 years. She worked with Women's Center for Health for 7 years in the past and have become part of the practice once again. "I have gained many experiences through the years of practicing and enjoy every aspect of Women's Health including holistic medicine".

 


Christine M. Foster, APN/CNP

Christine M. Foster, APN/CNP

Christine Foster is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner and has been in practice for over five years in primary care before joining the Women’s Center for Health. She graduated with her master’s degree in nursing from Lewis University, Romeoville, and went on to the University of Illinois, Chicago, for her post-graduate certificate as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Previous experience includes over 20 years in nursing, primarily in the emergency department setting and including administrative roles. She has also been an instructor in healthcare courses at the college level for nursing. Christine is a charter member of the Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nursing and has also been an active member of the American College of Nurse Practitioners.

 


Elizabeth Gansz, APRN, BC

Elizabeth Gansz, APRN, BC

Elizabeth Gansz is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Ms. Gansz received her Master’s degree from Marquette University, where she specialized in adult medicine. She is a member of the Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nursing (ISAPN).

 


Sue Mersch, CNM

Sue Mersch, CNM

Sue Mersch is a board certified nurse midwife. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from Rush University in 1984 and her Master of Science degree from the University of Illinois, Chicago in 2001. Sue provides primary health care to women for comprehensive gynecologic and maternity care. She empowers women to take more active roles in making decisions about their health care and lifestyle habits. Sue has been involved in women's health for over 25 years, as a former childbirth educator and adjunct faculty member at University of Illinois, Chicago. Sue stopped catching babies two years ago which allows her to work with women throughout the life cycle, on a full time basis. She is developing a reputation as the menopausal midwife.