Robin O’Meara, MD
AAFP Vaccine Science Fellow
Loyola Strich School of Medicine, Maywood IL
Current Activities, Research, Subspecialty or Professional Interests
I am currently the medical director at the Spectrum clinic site and love my role working with residents in clinic. I enjoy working on office efficiency and building teamwork in the outpatient setting. I love gynecologic procedures, complicated pediatric cases, and immunization questions. I am active on the Spectrum Medical Immunization Committee and have worked on a state initiative to improve HPV vaccinations rates in Michigan.
Why I chose to practice in Grand Rapids...
My husband and I chose to move to Grand Rapids with our kids for many reasons. First we loved the low cost of living compared to other major cities which gives our family more opportunities to enjoy life. Second we knew from visiting our in-laws here that we would not be giving up any "cultural" events moving to a smaller city. In fact, we gained some ... ArtPrize, craft brewing everywhere, DeVos performances, and Meijer Gardens to name a few. Third we loved all the outdoor activities that are available to our family! To sum it all up, I'd like to quote comedian Lewis Black when we saw him here recently, "Grand Rapids is the Tahiti of the Midwest!"
Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, Park Ridge IL
Hobbies, Personal Interests, etc.
My hobbies are cooking, crafting (when I have time), and reading (which I always have time for). I also like spending time in the outdoors with my family. I enjoy traveling to visit my out of town family and friends. I love watching football and will always be a Bears fan (you can take the girl out Chicago but not the Chicago out of the girl). I'm always up for a good board/card game and can be pretty feisty about following the rules!