The ARCW team of medical providers is here to provide you with the most comprehensive, patient-centered care possible. If you have HIV and would like to schedule an appointment with any one of them, please click on the Make an Appointment links on this page.
Dr. Fangman is the medical director for the ARCW Medical Clinic and an associate professor of medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. In addition to providing medical care to his patients, Dr. Fangman is responsible for leading the medical clinic operations of Wisconsin's largest HIV clinic.
Dr. Fangman graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and completed internal medicine and pediatrics training at the Harvard Combined Medicine and Pediatrics Program in Boston. He did a fellowship in adult infectious diseases with an emphasis on HIV through the MGH/BWH Combined Infectious Disease Fellowship also in Boston.
Dr. Fangman's work has focused on peer-based initiatives to improve early diagnosis of HIV infection among high-risk populations and the use of health information technology to assure linkage, retention and high quality care for patients living with HIV.
Dr. Christine Hogan is one of three infectious disease physicians providng HIV and primary care at the ARCW Medical Center. After receiving her medical degree from the University of California - San Francisco, Dr. Hogan completed her residency at Massachusettes General Hospital and did an infectious disease fellowship at the Columbia University School of Public Health in New York.
Dr. Hogan was the principal investigator of SETPOINT, an AIDS Clinical Trials Group study that indicated the immune systems of newly-infected HIV patients not being treated with anti-retroviral therapy (ART) deteriorate faster than what previously had been thought. These findings, based on a study of 130 recently HIVinfected individuals throughout the United States and Peru, could have an impact on future clinical research trials as well as public health policy.
Dr. Agnes Kresch is an infectious disease specialist, providing HIV and primary care at the ARCW Medical Clinic in Green Bay. Dr. Kresch received her Medical Degree from the University of Wisconsin, and completed her residency and fellowship at The George Washington University Hospital, where she served patients both at the hospital and at the Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Kresch is committed to providing her patients with excellent, personalized care. “My goal is to provide the same care to my patients that I would want for myself or my family. It is very important to me that patients understand their condition and feel comfortable enough to ask questions. That way, they can fully participate in taking care of themselves and we can work together to overcome any obstacles.”
Dr. Janaki Shah is one of four infectious disease providers at the ARCW and also provides inpatient consultation service at Froedtert Hospital. At ARCW, Dr. Shah provides patient-centered care in an effort to make sure all her patients receive excellent, individualized care.
Dr. Shah graduated from University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and completed her residency, internship and fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. During her infectious disease fellowship, she trained at the ARCW and was excited to stay on as a provider.
Dr. Leslie Cockerham is an infectious disease physician providing HIV and primary care at ARCW. Dr. Cockerham received her medical degree from Northwestern University and completed her residency and infectious disease fellowship at the University of California San Francisco. She also has a Master’s degree in Clinical Research from UCSF.
Dr. Cockerham’s research has focused on understanding how HIV can cause immune dysfunction and persist even with long-term antiretroviral therapy. She is planning to continue exploring strategies that target these mechanisms with the goal of bringing us closer to achieving the eradication of HIV.
Lisbeth is part of the medical team in Milwaukee as a clinic nurse. She is a compassionate and dedicated bilingual nurse with over ten years of experience working with the HIV population. In her prior role she developed, implemented and evaluated care plans for patients in collaboration with physicians, behavioral health providers, social workers and prevention specialists to assure the coordination of quality health care for HIV patients. She also provided ongoing education to patients and families regarding medication compliance, HIV transmission and prevention, and HIV disease progression.
Her volunteer work includes working with United Community Center AODA providing Hepatitis C / HIV education, as well as leading a faith based group in the Women’s inpatient AODA program. She has also volunteered at St. Ben’s community meal program and local church health fairs.
Sharon O’Dwyer provides HIV and Primary Health Care for patients at the ARCW Medical Center and is the Clinic Director for the ARCW Kenosha Medical Clinic. As Clinic Director, Ms. O'Dwyer provides leadership in HIV care for the clinic staff as well as Kenosha area patients.
Ms. O’Dwyer graduated from St. Xavier University College of Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner Program, in Chicago, Illinois. She is a certified HIV Specialist through the American Academy of HIV Medicine.
Ms. O’Dwyer focuses her practice on providing patient-centered care and encourages patients to achieve health and wellness through actively participating in their care.
Dr. Winsome Panton is a Board Certified Adult Nurse Practitioner at the ARCW Medical Center. Dr. Panton has been working with the HIV/AIDS population for the past 11 year and received certification as an HIV Specialist from the American Academy of HIV Medicine (AAHIVM).
As a Nurse Practitioner at ARCW, Dr. Panton manages all medical aspects of HIV/AIDS for her patients and she also works with pregnant women who are HIV-positive. She believes in a holistic model of care focusing on the physical, mental, social and emotional aspect of care. Dr. Panton has an interest in HIV patients who are co-infected with hepatitis C.
Dr. Panton received her BSN, MSN and doctorate from Marquette University and also has a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Central Connecticut State University. She is also a preceptor for Marquette University’s Nurse Practitioner students. Dr. Panton received the Distinguished Alumna in Service to Nursing Award from the College of Nursing at Marquette University in 2008.
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