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Women's Health

Nurse Manager

Lynn received her BSN degree from the University of Washington School of Nursing in 1982. She also earned a BA degree in in Biology/Health Sciences from The Evergreen State College in 1977.

Lynn has worked in hospital, clinic, public health and home care settings and joined Hall Health Center in early 2008 as a consulting nurse in Women's Clinic and Central Triage.

Lynn is a native of Washington State and has two college aged sons.


Medical Assistant

Kathy is a certified medical assistant.  She is a women's health care advocate with a special interest in family planning.


Medical Assistant (MA)

Ms. Santa Maria joined Hall Health Center in 1999, initially in a float position. She came to Women's Clinic to work as a full time medical assistant several months later. She received her MA training at Bryman College, in the Seattle area.

Personal Interests
She particularly values her interactions with patients. Outside of work, she enjoys attending movies.


OB/GYN Physician
Dr. Johnson is a clinical instructor in the UW Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She practices at the Hall Health Women's Clinic.

Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, she earned her medical degree with honors from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She completed an OB/GYN Residency at the UW in 1998.

She was in private practice until 2008. She joined the UW Faculty at Hall Health Primary Care Center in 2009 and is Board Certified in obstetrics and gynecology.  

Dr. Johnson lives in Seattle and enjoys spending time with her family.  She participates in outdoor activities year round but is especially drawn to winter sports with her two young boys. Her other interests include
gardening, knitting and reading a good book.



Patient Care Philosophy
She enjoys a diverse practice of OB/GYN and is committed to the practice of excellent women's health care. She is dedicated to educating her patients regarding their specific health concerns. She also likes to emphasize strategies to maintain wellness and practice disease prevention.

Languages
English

Expertise
Breast Care, Gynecology, Obstetrics, Women's Health

 


Triage/Consulting Nurse

Ingrid received her BSN degree from St. Olaf College. She worked in the areas of Emergency Room, Mental Health, Family Medicine, and Obstetrics-Gynecology before coming to Hall Health.


Family Practitioner
Jane Fellner is the Physician Champion for the EpicCare electronic medical record implementation for UW Medicine, and the Associate Director for Clinical Information Systems at Hall Health Primary Care Center.  She is Board Certified in Family Practice with a special interest in women’s health care.

Dr. Fellner earned her bachelor's degree at Yale University and her M.D. from the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine.   She came to the UW as an intern and resident in family practice, then completed a National Health Service Corps assignment at the Seattle Indian Health Board and continued in practice there for ten years.  She returned to campus as a physician at Hall Health Primary Care Center, where she has worked for the last 20 years.  She currently spends most of her time optimizing and implementing the EpicCare electronic medical record at UW Medicine's outpatient clinic sites.


Patient Care Philosophy
I believe that physicians and patients working together achieve the best possible outcomes.  Listening to a patient’s story is key, and even short interactions can have lasting impacts on a patient’s health and well-being.

Scope Of Care
Dr Fellner’s clinical practice focuses on colposcopy and other gyn office procedures, along with routine women’s health care.

Personal Interests
Family, educational policy, literature, music, gardening

Clinical Interests
Abnormal pap smear evaluation, use of electronic medical records to improve care

Languages
English

Expertise
Family Medicine, Women's Health

 


OB/GYN Physician

Dr. Eckert is a UW professor in the Women’s Health Division of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the gynecology director at the Harborview Sexual Assault Center. She is a professor in the Department of Global Health and has been on the faculty at the UW since 1992. Dr. Eckert is Board Certified in obstetrics and gynecology.

Her clinical specialties are in infectious disease, vaginal infections, and immunizations. Dr. Eckert spent a sabbatical at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2009 working on the HPV vaccine.  She maintains a clinical and research interest in global public health policy and its translation into improving women's health care locally and globally.

She also has research interests in female genital tract infections, sexual assault and immunization issues in reproductive health.


Patient Care Philosophy
"I believe communication is the key to successful treatment and wellness plans.  Listening to patients is the basis for forming these plans. I enjoy all ages of women from teens to elderly."

Personal Interests
Bike commuting, reading, travel, playing charades and being involved in my children's active lives.

Clinical Interests
Infectious diseases in obstetrics/gynecology, endometritis, vaccination and bacterial vaginosis.  Cross cultural medicine.

Research Interests
Research:  Immunizations, HPV Vaccine Policy and Monitoring, Vaginal Infections

Teaching Interests
Continuing Medical Education courses- teach about infectious disease topics at the local, regional and national level

Global Health Policy Development - in the School of Global Health


Languages
English

Expertise
Gynecology, Obstetrics, Women's Health


Nurse Practitioner
Margaret Coleman holds a master’s degree from the University of Washington School of Nursing. She has been an ARNP focusing on women’s health care since 1980 working in a variety of settings including private practice OB-GYN and Family Planning.  She has a broad base of experience in all aspects of women’s health care including provision of prenatal and postpartum care in an obstetrical practice for 20 years. Margaret has a special interest in making first pelvic exams a positive experience and in working with women who have menopausal concerns. She is also part of the OB Team at Hall Health.

Patient Care Philosophy
I value personal involvement in health care decisions. So much of what is responsible for good health is related to lifestyle decisions. I try to challenge patients to look at their personal lifestyle decisions and how they impact their personal physical and mental health.

Personal Interests
Outside of work, she enjoys walking her dogs, hiking, cross country skiing, Pilates and attending dance performances of Pacific Northwest Ballet.

Clinical Interests
Margaret Coleman is particularly interested in women's health care throughout the life span.

Languages
English

Expertise
Women's Health

 


Clinic Director
Priscilla McElhose is a nurse practitioner who works in the Women’s Clinic, Hall Health Primary Care Center, at the University of Washington.
 
Her special interests include well woman exams, diagnosis and treatment of vaginitis and sexually transmitted infections, and provision of birth control.  Priscilla is director of the Women’s Clinic at Hall Health Center.

She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing at the University of Washington. She is certified as a family nurse practitioner.


Patient Care Philosophy
I strive to educate women and give them the tools to make the best decisions for their health care.  I feel honored to do this work.

Personal Interests
Travel, reading, power walking, and spending time with my family.

Clinical Interests
All aspects of women’s health.

Languages
English

Expertise
Women's Health

 


Family Medicine Physician

Lili Church, MD, grew up on the northshore of Lake Superior in Minnesota. She completed her medical training at the University of Iowa and residency at Swedish Hospital in Seattle. She is board certified in Family Medicine and taught in the UW Family Medicine Residency Program before joining Hall Health. She works in both the Primary Care and Women’s Health clinics, reflecting her interests in urgent care, gynecology, reproductive health, procedures, education, and working with individuals to improve health and well-being.

Personal Interests
She enjoys sunrises, her family, running, coffee, rain, and reading fiction.


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