Nurse Practitioners

Nurse Practitioners

Rosemarie Bersabe

Rosemarie Bersabe, FNP

 

Rosemarie Bersabe joined UHS in 2018 as a Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care. She received her BA in American Studies from UC Berkeley and her MSN-FNP from Samuel Merritt University. Prior to joining UHS, Rosemarie worked at the Indian Health Center in San Jose and the Tri-City Health Center in Fremont. She has a special clinical interest in health promotion and education, disease prevention, community health, and underserved populations.

Rosemarie is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.

Leah Bushman

Leah Bushman, MSN

Leah Bushman joined UHS in 2015 as a primary care Nurse Practitioner. She received her BA in Cognitive Science at UC Berkeley (2005) and her BS in Nursing and Masters in Nursing as an Adult NP from University of Washington, Seattle (2009, 2011).

Leah's past experience is in community health and she has a special clinical interest in women's health, chronic disease management, dermatology, and health education/prevention. As a UC Berkeley Alumna, she's thrilled to be back on campus.

Leah is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Additional Languages: Spanish

Ellie Byrd NP OHC

Elizabeth Byrd, RN, NP

Occupational Health Clinic

Elizabeth Byrd joined UHS in 2021 as a Nurse Practitioner in Occupational Health. She was previously working in employee health at CPMC Sutter Health where she was taking care of hospital employees. Elizabeth completed her undergraduate studies at UC Berkeley and received her BSN from Columbia University. Shen then received her MSN from UCSF in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP, Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing speciality. Elizabeth enjoys doing anything outdoors including backpacking, rowing, swimming, and spending time with her family.

Elizabeth is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and Adult Gerontology Primary Care NP. 

Melanie Deal

Melanie Deal, MSN

 

Melanie Deal joined UHS in 2014 as a Nurse Practitioner. She received her BA in biology from Reed College in Oregon and her MSN from UC San Francisco. Prior to joining UHS, she served as a clinician at the San Francisco State University Student Health Services.

Melanie has a special clinical interest in gynecology, PEP/PrEP, STDs, and contraception. She serves on UHS' Abuse and Assault Response Team. She is certified to place IUDs and Nexplanons.

Melanie is board certified in Family Medicine by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and in Women's Health by the National Certification Corporation.

Arleen Ervin-King, RN, NP, MSN

Occupational Health Clinic

Arleen Ervin-King joined UHS in 2012 and serves as the Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner. She received her BS in Nursing from Samuel Merritt/St. Mary’s College (1999) and her MSN  from UC San Francisco School of Nursing (2004).

Arleen previously worked at the UC San Francisco Occupational Health Clinic for five years with a specific focus on work-related musculoskeletal injuries in her final two years. She also staffed the UC San Francisco Needlestick Hotline which provides continuity of care to UC San Francisco personnel who have had possible blood-borne pathogen exposure through needle sticks or other injuries.

Arleen is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Charlene Fernandez

Charlene Fernandez, MSN, FNP-C

Charlene Fernandez joined UHS in 2018 as a Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care. She received her BS in Psychobiology from UC Los Angeles (2007) and her MSN-FNP from Samuel Merritt University. Prior to joining UHS, Charlene worked in Federally Qualified Health Centers for five years.

Charlene is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. 

Additional Languages: Conversational Spanish

Julia Gourd, MSN

Julia Gourd joined UHS in 2016 as a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner. She received her MS in Horticulture from New Mexico State University and her MSN from UC San Francisco. Prior to joining UHS, Julia was a clinician at Planned Parenthood Mar Monte for 19 years and continues to work there once monthly. Julia has a special clinical interest in reproductive and sexual health, including STI prevention and contraception.

Julia is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Sheng Hsu

Sheng Hsu, MSN

Sheng Hsu joined UHS in 2015 as a Nurse Practitioner. She received her BSN from Columbia University (2007) and her MSN from the University of California, San Francisco (2011). Sheng has a special clinical interest in primary care, disease prevention, health promotion, underserved populations, and Asian health.

Sheng is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Additional Languages: Mandarin and some Spanish

Michelle Kay

Michelle Katznelson, MSFNP

Michelle Katznelson joined UHS in 2014 as a Nurse Practitioner in Primary and Urgent Care. She received her BA in Religious Studies and Women's Studies from the University of Maryland and her BS and MS in Nursing/Family Health Nursing from Columbia University.

Michelle has a special clinical interest in queer and trans health, women's health, and dermatology. She serves as a primary care provider on our UHS Trans Care Team.

Michelle is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Katie Leach NP

Katie Leach, FNP, MSN 

Katie Leach joined UHS in 2019 as a Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care. She received her BA in Latin American Studies from UC San Diego and her MSN from Yale University (where she also worked at the student health clinic). Katie has been an NP for over five years primarily in community health and free clinics. She has a special clinical interest in STDs, PEP and PrEP, and anxiety/depression

Katie is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Additional languages: Spanish

Sandeep Lehil, NP

Sandeep Lehil, MSN

Sandeep Lehil joined UHS in 2019 as a Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care. She received her BA in Public Health from UC Berkeley and her BSN/MSN from Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.

Sandeep has a special clinical interest in preventative health, integrative medicine, and mental health.

Sandeep is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. 

Additional languages: Punjabi

Janet Nunnally FNP

Janet Nunnally, FNP

Janet Nunnally joined UHS in 2019 as a Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care. She went to undergrad at Northwestern University and received her MSN from the MGH Institute of Health Professionals in Boston. Janet has a special clinical interest in women’s health, diabetes, and mental health.

Wendy Peterson

Wendy Peterson, RN, MS, FNP-BC

Wendy White Peterson joined UHS in 2011 and serves as a nurse practitioner in the Primary Care and Urgent Care clinics. She is a family nurse practitioner and received her bachelor’s degree in theatre from Penn State University ('94), and her master’s degree in nursing from the University of California, San Francisco.

Peterson spent six years working in Adult Community Medicine with Lifelong Medical Care in East and West Oakland.  She also taught at Lifelong, and for four years served as a preceptor for FNP students from UCSF. Peterson has special clinic interest in asthma, women’s health, pelvic floor health, and chronic disease management.

Wendy is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Additional Languages: Spanish

Annemarie Stone NP

Annemarie Stone, MSN-FNP

Annemarie Stone joined the UHS Nurse Practitioner team in 2021. Annemarie received her BA in English from UC Davis and her MSN-FNP at UCSF. 

She has a clinical interest in diabetes care and education, chronic disease management, trauma-informed care, health promotion, and health equity.

Annemarie is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.