June 9, 2018June 9, 2018

Ask a Provider Panel

When you’re not feeling well do you Google your symptoms or head straight to WebMD? Skip the internet and instead join Aurora Health Care for an in-depth panel discussion featuring physicians from obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN), family practice, behavioral health and more. Aurora’s expert physicians will answer some of your most common questions about maintaining a healthy life.  The discussion will be moderated by Cream City Foundation President & CEO Brett Blomme! Click below for some biographical information on the panelists:

Jacqueline M. Akert, NP

Jacqueline M. Akert, NP is a Nurse Practitioner Specialist in Summit, Wisconsin.

“I believe I am not only your health care provider, but also your health care partner. Together we will discuss and decide what health care choices are best for you as an individual.”

Jacqueline Akert, R.N.C., M.S.N., A.P.N.P., is an experienced nurse practitioner who provides care for women’s health, including midlife transitions/menopause management, osteoporosis prevention and management, women and heart disease, and all methods of contraception. She also has special interest in adolescent health and sexual health for both men and women. Skilled in women’s health procedures, Jacqueline works closely with physicians to ensure patients get the best care possible.

With a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Columbia Union College in Takoma Park, Md., she went on to earn a Family Practice Nurse Practitioner master’s degree at the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh.

Jacqueline is married and has two sons. She is involved in the Thomas More Community Robotics Club, plus many “Irish” activities, including Irish music, the Milwaukee Hurling Club, the Daley Debutante Drum Line and Irish Fest.

Marie M. Forgie, DO

Marie Forgie, DO is a graduate of the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine where she developed a special interest in women’s health. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley with a double major in Integrative Biology and Women’s Studies.

She completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Aurora Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She joined the same wonderful faculty group that trained her in 2014. Her professional interests are group prenatal care, international health care and medical education. Her goal is to empower others through reproductive health education.

Ryan P Larkey, LCSW

Ryan P Larkey, LCSW is a Clinical Social Worker Specialist in Franklin, Wisconsin.

“As a psychotherapist, I provide treatment to children, adolescents and adults. I use a strength-based, solution-focused approach in treating a diverse range of individuals.”

He earned his master of social work degree from the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. He is also currently pursuing certification as a substance abuse counselor.

He provides substance abuse and behavioral health counseling and is experienced in working with clients from a variety of backgrounds dealing with a wide range of disorders. He is experienced in treating mood disorders, post-traumatic disorder, ADHD, bipolar disorder, relationship issues, and LGBT-related issues. Committed to providing professional, patient-centered treatment, he guides patients through their individual recoveries.

Outside of the clinic, he enjoys studying Spanish, working out, reading, working on home improvement projects, and dining out. I also enjoy traveling and spending time outdoors camping, biking, and exploring new cities.

Please email jwalters@creamcityfoundation.org for additional information or to register for this event and receive a free general admission ticket to Pride Fest while supplies last.