October 25, 2020
TJ Thurlow headshot

TJ Thurlow is a nurse practitioner. He completed his PhD as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Rush University College of Nursing in 2019 and his Master’s at Rush in 2015. TJ joined Heartland Health Centers in 2020. Previously he worked at Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare. Prior to studying medicine, TJ studied and worked in the […]

July 19, 2021

What a night!  Together we raised more than $148,000 to support women’s health, Medical Assistant training, ongoing vaccination efforts and more innovative ways to ensure everyone in our communities can access great health care. Thank you!   Our theme this year centers around three words: Innovation, Investment & Impact. Our virtual program will underscore this […]

Nicole Willis-headshot

Nine months after becoming interim CEO as the COVID-19 pandemic spiked, Heartland Health Centers’ board confirmed Nicole Willis as its next leader. As Chief Executive Officer of Heartland Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center, Willis will oversee 18 locations serving Chicago’s North and Northwest sides, near northern suburbs and beyond. Her main focus will […]

April 5, 2018
Jeff Panzer headshot

Jeff is a practicing family physician and serves as our Vice President of Care Transformation. He is board certified in Family Medicine, attended medical school at Temple University in Philadelphia, and completed his residency at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He received his master’s degree in healthcare quality and patient safety from Northwestern.   He […]

June 30, 2016

Over 270 people attended Heartland Health Centers’ inaugural gala “From the Heart Gala, Inspiring Healthy Generation” on October 1, 2016 at the Evanston Golf Club. Thanks to the incredible generosity of so many, we raised over $105,000!  We were honored to be able to celebrate the achievements of From the Heart Award and Inspiring Healthy Generations Award […]

July 29, 2015
group shot of our board members and CEO

Heartland Health Centers is governed by a Board of Directors comprised of local community members and patients. As a federally qualified health center, at least 51% of Directors must be active patients. Board of Directors Chair, Thomas Serafine Vice-Chair, Kristen Plocinik Secretary, Pemba Bayo Treasurer, Diane MacDonald – Finance Committee Chair Mary Bookman Darlene Godfrey MaryKathryn Hurd […]

July 29, 2015

1400 W. Greenleaf Ave. Chicago, IL 60626 (773) 508-6135 Map > Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. serves people with serious mental illness in the Chicago area. Trilogy’s mission is to assist people in their recovery by helping them discover and reclaim their own capabilities and life direction. Services are designed to maximize independence and quality of life […]

July 29, 2015
Vanessa Velez receptionist at counter with computer, HHC-Lakeview with staff behind her

3154 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60657 p. (773) 296-7580 f. (773) 248-9456 Map > Hours Monday: 8:30 am – 8:00 pm Tuesday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Wednesday: 8:30 am – 8:00 pm Thursday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm Friday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm At our Lakeview community health center we provide comprehensive […]