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Nurse Practitioners

​​​ Jan Pertschuk, NP

Jan Pertschuk, NP

Nurse Practitioner in Group 4
At SHS since 1986

Education
BS, Nursing, Duke University
NP, George Washington University

Board Certification
American Nurses Credentialing Center Adult Nurse Practitioner

Training and Experience
Intensive Care Unit, George Washington Univ.
Primary Care, Internal Medicine Practice
Washington Free Clinic

Medical Interests
Urgent Care, Women's Health, Headache, General Health

Hometown
Austin, Texas

 
Suzanne Ward, NP

Suzanne Ward, NP

Nurse Practitioner in Group 4
At SHS since 1987

Education
BS, Nursing, Seattle University
NP, Certificate, San Jose State University

Board Certification
American Nurses Credentialing Center Family Planning Nurse Practitioner

Training and Experience
Imperial Beach Community Clinic
Clinical Preceptor, UCSD/SDSU Certified Nurse Midwifery Program

Medical Interests
Reproductive Endocrinology

Hometown
Concord, CA

 
Bonnie O'Meara, NP

Bonnie O'Meara, NP

Nurse Practitioner (retired Jan 2016)​​
At SHS since 1990

Education
BS, Nursing, University of Illinois College of Nursing
MS, Nursing, University of Illinois College of Nursing

Board Certification
American Nurses Credentialing Center Adult Nurse Practitioner

Training and Experience
MSN in Community Health Nursing/Family
Nurse Practitioner Program
Visiting Nurse Association of Chicago
Veterans' Administration Medical Center, La Jolla

Medical Interests
Tuberculosis/Infectious Diseases, Travel Medicine, Health Promotion, Military Veterans

Hometown
Chicago, Illinois

More About Me
My interests include Infectious Diseases, Travel Medicine, Diving Physicals, and treating Military Veterans (I worked for several years at the VA Medical Center).

 
Judy Gaspar, NP

Judy Gaspar, NP

Nurse Practitioner in Group 2
At SHS since 2003

Education
BA, Psychology, Chapman University
RN, Saddleback College
MS, Nursing, University of San Diego

Board Certification
American Nurses Credentialing Center
Family Nurse Practitioner

Training and Experience
Emergency Room Nurse
Emergency Department Supervisor
Paramedic Radio Nurse, Trauma Nurse
Cardiac Cath Lab Nurse
Nurse Practitioner, Internal Medicine

Medical Interests
Urgent Care, Mental Health, Endocrinology

Hometown
Reno, NV

 
​​​ Monica Garcia, NP

Monica Garcia, NP​

Nurse Practitioner in Group 2
At SHS since 2011

Education
RN, Southwestern College
BSN, University of San Diego
MSN/FNP, University of San Diego

Training and Experience
Emergency Department Nurse
Emergency Department Administrative Nurse
Paramedic Radio Nurse, Trauma Nurse
Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care

Medical Interests
Adult Medicine, Women's Health, LGBT and Transgender Medicine

Hometown
San Diego, CA

 
​​​ Vickie Callihan, NP

Vickie Callihan, NP

​​Nurse Practitioner in Group 1
At S​HS since 2014​

Education
BS, Simmons College, Boston
MSN, FNP, University of San Diego

Boa​rd Certification
​​FNP, American Nurses Credentialing Center​

Training and Experience
Surgical ICU, ICU Naval Med Center San Diego & Camp Lejeune, Potomac Hospital
Nephrology & Dialysis ​
Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care

Medical Interests
Women's Health, Veterans

Hometown
Potsdam, NY