WHP innovated a holistic model of care that involves a coordinated and cohesive team of professionals. WHP values a team approach to care because we realize that all aspects of a woman’s life must be addressed for her to become and stay healthy.
Edward Machtinger, MD, Director of WHP
On his choice of profession, Dr. Machtinger said, "AIDS, for me, became a calling and was the singular reason why I chose a career in medicine and public health."
Brenda Burney-Jackson, NP, RN
Brenda has been with WHP for 11 years, providing HIV-positive women with the comprehensive care they need to remain healthy.
Marta Kochanska, MD
Bio to come
Sharon Meyer, MD
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Susan Shea, FNP, MS
Susan has cared for HIV+ women and families for over 20 years. She has championed a "harm reduction model of care" that allows the most at risk HIV+ women to always feel safe and comfortable accessing care at WHP.
Jennifer Cocohoba, PharmD
"I think being HIV-positive affects women in different ways than men and that they have very special and specific needs," said Cocohoba.
Sharon O'Leary, RN - Administrative/Clinical Nurse
Pavell Gadzinovsky, MA - Medical Assistant
Glaiza Dalier, MA - Medical Assistant
Beth Chiarelli, MSW - Social Worker
Katy Davis, MSW - Social Worker
Mikaela Rejbrand, Special Programs Coordinator
Mariann Ferretti, Front Desk