Maria Hapke WHNP

Undergraduate
University of Kansas - Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 1995
Graduate
University of Illinois at Chicago, 2003
Certification
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner- Board Certified

Maria grew up in Overland Park and attended the University of Kansas for her undergraduate degree in nursing. She realized early on in her nursing career that her true passion was working in women’s health. After working as a nurse for several years, she decided to further her schooling and career. Having lived in Chicago and loving the city, she chose the University of Illinois at Chicago for graduate school.

Maria has special interests and expertise in many areas of women’s health including well woman care, adolescent health, contraception, and menopause transition. She is a strong proponent of open and positive communication with her patients and feels partnership with them is key to their good health. Maria enjoys forming relationships with her patients to serve as their trusted provider and health advocate.

When Maria is not in the clinic, she enjoys spending time with her two daughters. She can also be spotted taking walks with her dog and running throughout the city with friends.