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Dr Wesley Nilsson
Keeping Busy With Wesley Nilsson, MD ’17

Dr. Wesley Nilsson is an obstetrician gynecologist (OB/GYN) and board certified fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FACOG). He graduated from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) in 2017 — and hasn’t slowed down since.
Dr Valerie Garden
Glaucoma: A Chat with Valerie Garden, MD ’89

In an effort to spread awareness and learn more about this disease, we sought the wisdom and advice of AUC grad Valerie Garden, MD ’89, an ophthalmologist and oculoplastic surgeon in Santa Rosa, California. We also sought her thoughts on National Women Physicians Day, which takes place February 3.
Docot Izabella Shuvayev
Talking Alzheimer’s Disease with Izabella Shuvayev, MD

On the heels of Alzheimer's Awareness Month in November, we interviewed Izabella Shuvayev, MD ’13, a geriatric psychiatrist who specializes in Alzheimer's disease, dementia, and other cognitive and neurodegenerative disorders.
Dr Eric Fernandez
An AIDS Awareness Discussion With Dr. Edgar Fernandez

On December 1, World AIDS Day kicks off AIDS Awareness Month, a time to bring attention to this deadly disease, honor those who have been lost to it, and work to end the related stigmas. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is an advanced stage of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), an infection that attacks the body’s immune system.
Feeling the Connection: Healthy Mom, Healthy Child
Feeling the Connection: Healthy Mom, Healthy Child

Dr. Christine Armstrong is an obstetrician-gynecologist in Connecticut. Dr. Shanique Ampiah is a pediatric psychiatrist in Florida. Different specialties. Different locations. Both share common ground when it comes to the mental health of moms.
How Cultural Competence Improves Hispanic Maternal Health
How Cultural Competence Improves Hispanic Maternal Health

At FemCare OB-GYN, an obstetrics and gynecology practice in Miami, a 29-year-old woman who recently arrived from Nicaragua was seeking help for severe abdominal pain. She had been suffering with it for months. She was desperate, distraught, and crying as she struggled in Spanish to voice her symptoms.
Ingrid Paredes
A Chat with Ingrid Paredes, AUC MD '11

Conversations on women’s health are always relevant, particularly when it comes to ovarian cancer and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). For help on these subjects — and to learn a bit more about an AUC alumna — we turned to Dr. Ingrid Paredes, an obstetrics and gynecology (OB-GYN) specialist at FemCare OB-GYN in Miami.
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