Board Certified Nurse Practitioners
Catherine McGinty Rittenhouse Square Location
Catherine D. McGinty, MSN, FNP-BC, is a board certified family nurse practitioner. She attended Villanova University where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing as well as completed their Navy ROTC program. After graduating with her Bachelors degree, she went on to work on an inpatient surgical floor at the Naval Medical Center of San Diego where she provided care to wounded warriors, other military personnel and their families. She deployed to Camp Buehring, Kuwait where she provided emergency and general medicine to deployed troops and defense contractors. After serving in Kuwait, she went on to serve two years at the United States Naval Hospital in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba where she was Charge Nurse. During this time, she was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal for outstanding training and implementation of hospital wide electronic medical record system ensuring, training compliance as well as a smooth transition. In 2013, she went on to receive her Masters of Science degree in Nursing from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. While working toward her Masters of Science degree, Catherine held a staff nurse position at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. She joins us from CVS Minute Clinic after working there as a Family Nurse Practitioner, where she performed routine services such as physical assessments, vaccinations and diagnosing and treating illnesses.
Catherine is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She brings the Rittenhouse Women’s Wellness Center a great deal of experience and hopes to offer her patient’s the finest in medical care.
Elizabeth Galbrecht Rittenhouse Square Location
Elizabeth Galbrecht, MSN, AGNP-C, WHNP-BC, is a dual board-certified Adult-Gerontology and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Yale School of Nursing and joins Rittenhouse Women’s Wellness Center from a community health center in New Haven, Connecticut, where she has spent two years providing primary care and gynecologic services to her own panel of patients. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, Elizabeth received her Bachelor's degree in biology from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota and then went on to spend two years serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mozambique. It was during her time as a Peace Corps Volunteer that she was exposed to the unique complexities of women's health needs and decided to pursue a career path that would allow her to help women meet their own health goals by providing high-quality and patient-centered care. While obtaining her Master of Science in Nursing at Yale, Elizabeth worked as a Registered Nurse at a family planning clinic and was also involved in several student organizations. She directed the reproductive health department at a student-run free clinic, co-directed a student organization that provided free diabetes and hypertension screening to patrons of a local soup kitchen, and was actively involved in a student organization that advocates for the inclusion of reproductive health education and training in nursing schools around the country. Elizabeth is especially interested in gynecology, reproductive and sexual health, and family planning. She is also experienced in providing preventive medicine, chronic disease management, and full-scope primary care. She is looking forward to providing all of these services to the patients of Rittenhouse Women's Wellness Center.
She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals, Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society of Nursing, and the National Peace Corps Association. She is also bi-lingual in Spanish. She starts at Rittenhouse Women's Wellness Center in the beginning of September.
Allison Andrews Rittenhouse Square Location
Allison Andrews, WHNP, is a board certified women’s health nurse practitioner. She graduated from Thomas Jefferson University with her Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. Her career as a nurse began at Kennedy University Hospital Emergency Department where she has spent five years providing urgent and emergent medical care to all patient populations. While working in the ED, she expanded her background and was on staff as a labor and delivery nurse at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
Allison gained outstanding clinical experience in gynecology, obstetrics, urogynecology, breast and gynecologic oncology and graduated from Drexel University with her Master’s of Science in Nursing. Allison is a member of The National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health's and Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.
Allison is excited to join Rittenhouse Women’s Wellness Center and is dedicated to building an open and trusting relationship with her patients. She believes in empowering women through education and encourages women to take an active participation in their healthcare. She starts at Rittenhouse Women's Wellness Center in October.