Christina Brakebill is a Registered Nurse and board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She received her Master’s degree from the Family Nurse Practitioner program at University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing in 2013. As a Nurse Practitioner, she provides patients with primary care. Christina also serves as our Associate Director of Nurse Practitioner Education, overseeing a program to develop and implement an integrated care residency for psychiatric and family nurse practitioners.
From 2017-19 she rotated between domestic and international sites every six months as a Heal Initiative / University of California San Francisco Department of Medicine Global Health Fellow. In Liberia, she provided clinical care during a measles outbreak in rural communities and taught pathophysiology to nursing students at William V.S. Tubman University. At Chinle Comprehensive Health Center, an Indian Health Services site in Arizona, she provided primary care to adult members of the Navajo tribe. She returned to Heartland Health Centers in 2019. She speaks English.