If you have received your current prescription from us and you are due for a gynecological exam, call your pharmacy and request an extension of your prescription until you come for your exam.
If you have had a complete gynecology exam within the year, call the Patient Service Center to schedule a consultation appointment.
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.
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.
She particularly values her interactions with patients. Outside of work, she enjoys attending movies.
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."
Bike commuting, reading, travel, playing charades and being involved in my children's active lives.
Infectious diseases in obstetrics/gynecology, endometritis, vaccination and bacterial vaginosis. Cross cultural medicine.
Research: Immunizations, HPV Vaccine Policy and Monitoring, Vaginal Infections
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
Gynecology, Obstetrics, Women's Health