Jenna Perkins, RN, WHNP-BC, is a board-certified Women’s Health and Gender Related Nurse Practitioner. Originally from Detroit, MI, Perkins completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania. She worked on a number of research studies as an undergraduate and became a clinical trials research nurse after graduating. In this role, Perkins worked on infectious disease protocols including gene therapy trials investigating the cure for HIV. She went on to complete her Masters in Women’s Health and Gender Related Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania.
Perkins joined the MFA as the Pelvic Floor Nurse Practitioner. She manages all areas of female urology. Among these are frequent UTIs, overactive bladder, incontinence, pelvic prgan prolapse, pelvic pain, and female sexual dysfunction. She provides non-surgical treatment for these conditions and offers alternatives to medication management where available. Perkins also provides teaching for clinic patients helping patients to learn things such as self-catheterization and correct Kegel exercise. She is an active member of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America and Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health.