Gillian Connolly

Associate Board Chair / Family Nurse Practitioner, Esperanza Health Center

Gillian Connolly is a Family Nurse Practitioner with Esperanza Health Center, a network of community health centers serving the West and South sides of Chicago. Gillian works in a school-based health center, providing primary care to the local community from a unique access point.

Gillian received both her Bachelors and Masters in Nursing from Emory University, where she served as a Fuld Fellow. She has worked previously in women’s health care, LGBT health, and healthcare for persons in situations of homelessness.

Gillian joined HealthConnect One in 2013 as a way to extend her breastfeeding advocacy beyond her own clinic. She is committed to supporting and advocating for moms and babies and is proud to support the work of HC One.