Chicago, IL – Dr. Vanessa Villacorta-Sierra, Family Medicine Physician at PCC Community Wellness Center at Steinmetz has flexible appointment availability and is accepting new patients. As a Family Medicine physician she can care for the entire family. In addition, Dr. Villacorta-Sierra specializes in Maternal Child Health and does prenatal & postpartum care, including higher risk obstetrics. She also has a special interest in weight management and healthy living. Her services also include free pregnancy testing, family planning, well woman care including pap smears and breast exams.
Chicago, IL - In addition to providing primary health care for students and the community, PCC Community Wellness Center at Steinmetz has initiated a Medical Careers Club to encourage high school students to pursue careers in various medical fields.
Oak Park, IL – On October 8, the PCC Foundation hosted its Annual Fundraising Gala, “Some Enchanted Evening.” Held at the beautiful Oak Park Country Club, the evening began with a cocktail hour, during which time guests had the opportunity to win numerous treasures in an impressive raffle. The social hour was followed by dinner and live music. The salad course was fully harvested from the nearby PCC Austin Farm. The banquet hall was filled with the soothing sounds of local songstress, Melody DeRosa, also known for entertaining at the II Vicolo Trattoria in Oak Park.
Oak Park, IL – On Saturday, October 8, 2016, the PCC Foundation will host its Annual Fundraising Gala, “Some Enchanted Evening.” The festivities will be held at the beautiful Oak Park Country Club and will feature cocktails, dinner, live music, and a raffle. Attendees will sing and dance along with local songstress, Melody DeRosa, also known for entertaining at the II Vicolo Trattoria in Oak Park.
Chicago, IL – Wednesday, PCC Community Wellness Center (PCC) celebrated the grand opening of PCC Community Wellness Center at Steinmetz, its first school-based community health center. Located in Chicago’s Steinmetz College Prep High School, the facility provides access to comprehensive primary care and behavioral health services to residents of the Belmont-Cragin, Dunning and Montclare communities as well as Steinmetz high school students.
Chicago, IL - On July 5, 2016, PCC Community Wellness Center (PCC) completed renovations of its first school-based community health center: PCC Community Wellness Center at Steinmetz. The newly renovated facility located inside Steinmetz College Prep High School provides access to comprehensive primary care and behavioral health services to Steinmetz students as well as community members of all ages. The health center primarily serves the Chicago communities of Belmont-Cragin, Dunning, and Montclare. Staff includes an attending physician, family nurse practitioners, licensed clinical social workers, health education specialist, care coordinator, financial counselor, registered nurse, medical assistant, patient care representative, as well as management staff.
Dr. Villacorta Sierra is a family medicine physician who joined the PCC health care team in 2016. She received her medical training at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine and completed residency at UIC – Saint Joseph Family Medicine Residency. Her medical interests include obstetrics, women's health, pediatrics, adolescent care, nutrition, healthy lifestyle coaching, and trauma-informed medical care.
Dr. Stillerman completed her undergraduate studies at Cornell University and earned her medical degree, with honors, from the University of Illinois – College of Medicine in 1983.
Carmen Ochoa-Galindo is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who joined the PCC behavioral health care team in 2016. She earned her Master of Arts in Psychology from National Louis University in 2008 and a Doctor of Education from Argosy University in 2013.