Virginia Women’s Health Associates Nurse Practitioners
Mary Jo Frickel, FNP-BC
Mary Jo Frickel is a Family Nurse Practitioner who has been with Virginia Women’s Health Associates for many years, practicing both remotely and in office. She works on a PRN schedule at our clinic.
Mary received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Nursing from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC and went on to complete the Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Program in Family Practice at The George Washington University School of Health Sciences in Washington, DC.
Mary is nationally board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the America Nurses Credentialing Center. Mary Jo is married and has five children and 11 grandchildren.
Margaret King, WHNP-BC
Margaret has worked in Women’s Health for over 36 years. She began her career as a labor and delivery nurse back in 1983 and became a Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner in 1994.
Margaret received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Hawaii and her Master of Nursing from the Medical College of Virginia’s Department of Nursing. She is certified as a Women’s Healthcare Nurse Practitioner by The National Certification Corporation
The care of women has been a passion for many years. She wants to continue that care at Virginia Women’s Health Associates. She will be working on a PRN schedule at our clinic.
Margaret is married with children and grandchildren. She loves quilting and machine embroidery, hosting family get togethers, and participating in activities at her church.
Christine A. Hart Kress, DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC, SANE-A, NEA-BC
Dr. Christine A. Hart Kress is a board-certified Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner with 30 years of experience in obstetrics and gynecology. Christine has more than 26 years of military healthcare experience as a Nurse Practitioner, serving in a variety of clinical and executive leadership roles in both acute care hospitals and ambulatory care clinics in the Air Force Medical Service and the Department of Defense. Prior to joining Virginia Women’s Health Associates, she served as a Chief Nursing Officer in a local civilian hospital.
Christine was born and raised in New York. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, a Master of Science in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University, and a Doctorate in Nursing Practice degree from Chamberlain University. She is also board certified as an Adolescent/Adult Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner and a Nurse Executive Advanced Administrator.
Christine is married and has two children plus a trio of dogs. She has an avid interest in health and fitness and loves to read, travel, and visit the wineries and restaurants in Virginia.