Leta Vega began her career at Methodist College of Nursing in Peoria, received her Master’s in Nurse Midwifery through the University of Illinois at Chicago, and her Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) from the University of Iowa. She is a licensed Advanced Practice Nurse in the state of Illinois and Board Certified through the American Midwifery Certification Board. Leta’s experience and expertise has spanned over 30 years and she works closely with all aspects of gynecological issues having a particular passion and interest in general gynecology and obstetrics. Leta serves on faculty with the University of Illinois at Chicago, which has led her to participate in research and the advocacy of an effective combination of balanced nutrition, exercise, and healthy lifestyle choices to enhance a women’s changing needs. One of four siblings.
Leta is married and has 7 grandchildren. She is a volunteer for the WINGS program and an advocate in the prevention of domestic violence. Leta is also ion the board of the Illinois Society of Advanced Practice Nurses and serves on the government relations committee. On her off time, she enjoys golf, biking, the arts, and theater.