Free Health Clinic Links College, Church, and Community

Carey, Rebekah Albrecht; Fricke, Jonathan

doi: 10.1097/CNJ.0b013e31820c2f5e
Feature: missions/service learning

Granville Neighborhood Health Center (GNHC) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was conceived out of community need and the vision of Risen Savior Lutheran Church, Wisconsin Lutheran College (WLC), and community leaders. GNHC offers free healthcare services monthly to the uninsured and a service-learning and clinical site for nursing and other students at the college.

Granville Neighborhood Health Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, offers free healthcare services to the uninsured and a clinical site for nursing and other students at Wisconsin Lutheran College.

Rebekah Albrecht Carey, MSN, APNP, is the Chair of the School of Nursing at Wisconsin Lutheran College and President of the Board of Granville Neighborhood Health Center. She has 32 years' experience in nursing with an emphasis on vulnerable populations.

Jonathan Fricke is an undergraduate biology student at Wisconsin Lutheran College. He has studied medical Spanish in Costa Rica and currently is an interpreter at the Granville Neighborhood Health Center. His home is in Baraboo, Wisconsin.

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