Primary Care Services

Howard Brown Health 63rd Street, 641 W. 63rd St.

 

Maya Green, MD, MPH

Site medical director

(she/her/hers or he/him/his)

Education & Training

  • HIV Medicine Fellowship, Rush University Medical Center/ HIV Medicine Association,
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program Miami, Florida
  • MD/MPH Dual Degree Program, University of Illinois College of Medicine Chicago, Illinois
  • Bachelor of Science (Biology), Alabama A & M University

Professional history

  • Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, Physician Provider
  • University of Illinois Institute for Juvenile Research Chicago, Illinois, Graduate Assistant
  • University of Illinois School of Public Health Chicago, Illinois, Health Educator
  • Chicago Public Schools Chicago, Illinois, Elementary School Teacher

Specialty areas and certifications

  • Outstanding Young Persons of Illinois award, Illinois Jaycees

Interests

  • Founder of HIV Real Talk, a community-based HIV screening and prevention project in high-risk communities
  • Conversational Spanish

Zyra Gordon-Smith, DNP, APN, FNP-BC, AACRN, AAHIVS

Family Nurse Practitioner

(she/her/hers)

Education

  • Doctorate of Nursing Practice, Rush University College of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science, Loyola University School of Nursing

Professional History

  • University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, Mile Square Health Center, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Christian Community Health Center, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Luck Care Center/Johnson Healthcare Providers, Family Nurse Practitioner

Specialty areas and Certifications

  • Freedom from Smoking Clinic Facilitator, American Lung Association
  • Clinical Instructor, Department of Health Systems Science, College of Nursing
  • American Academy of HIV Medicine, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
  • Board Member, Chicago Chapter, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care
  • Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses
  • Complimentary Faculty, Rush University College of Nursing

Interests

  • Singing
  • Zumba
  • Dancing

Shemeka Irby, PA-C, CDE

Physician Assistant

(she/her/hers)

Education & Training

  • Bachelor’s – Physician Assistant Studies, Nova Southeastern University, Ft Lauderdale FL
  • Master’s- Medical Science, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale FL
  • Bachelor’s – Biology, College of Charleston, Charleston SC

Professional history

  • Howard Brown Health, Chicago IL, Physician Assistant
  • AMG Endocrinology, Milwaukee WI, Physician Assistant /Certified Diabetes Educator
  • Department of Defense, Ft. Bragg NC, Physician Assistant- Family Practice
  • Mercy Hospital, Philadelphia, PA – Physician Assistant- Inpatient Internal Medicine
  • University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA- Physician Assistant Fellow- Hepatology
  • Aria Health – Physician Assistant, Philadelphia PA- Inpatient Internal Medicine
  • The Geo Group – Physician Assistant- Pennsylvania- Correctional Medicine

Specialty areas and certifications

  • Certified Diabetes Educator

Interests

  • Adult Medicine
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Liver Disease
  • HIV Management/Treatment
  • Health and Wellness

Jemia D. Martin, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, NP-C

Family Nurse Practitioner

(she/her/hers)

Education & Training

  • Masters of Science in Nursing, Governors State University, University Park, IL
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL

Professional history

  • Cook County Health + Hospitals System, Chicago, IL – Advance Practice Nurse – RMR Core Center
  • Cook County Health + Hospitals System, Chicago, IL – Registered Nurse

Specialty areas and certifications

  • Family Nurse Practitioner – American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Family Nurse Practitioner – American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

Interests

  • Primary Care
  • HIV Prevention, Management and Treatment
  • Women’s Health
  • Mental Health
  • Health Policy