Julia Geynisman-Tan is a Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery fellow in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. During her residency at New York Presbyterian - Weill Cornell, she founded the Survivor Clinic of New York City, a dedicated clinic for women who had experienced sexual violence, including trafficking, female genital mutilation, and torture in war. In order to establish this clinic, Dr. Geynisman-Tan secured grant funding from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and established partnerships with dozens of social services organizations and governmental agencies in New York City to serve their clients. During this time, she served on the board of the HEAL Trafficking Network, a national organization dedicated to connecting health professionals working on anti-trafficking efforts. Dr. Geynisman-Tan has trained a number of health professionals on identifying and responding to trafficking in healthcare settings.
Sarah Collins is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. She has experience with and passion for providing care to underserved women including trauma-informed care for victims of sexual violence. Her research interests include quality of life during care for pelvic floor disorders.
Laura Duening is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor with an additional Master's Degree in Women's and Gender Studies. Laura has a particular interest in working with vulnerable and underserved women. Laura uses a holistic, collaborative approach to individual therapy and can assist with both individual therapy and helping to connect clinic patients to necessary community resources and agencies to meet their ongoing needs.