Erika Benson

Nurse Practitioner

Erika has been a Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner for over 20 years. She started as a social worker for Jane Addams’ Hull House in Chicago, working with teen wards of the State. Erika decided to return to graduate school at Vanderbilt University, with the goal of integrating nursing and social work.

Erika has worked for Doctors of the World in Chiapas, Mexico, Indian Health Service, Planned Parenthood and has been at La Familia since 2004.

Her interests include reproductive health, menopause care, colposcopy, and general family medicine.

Erika is a 2021-2022 Fulbright Scholar recipient, researching sex education in Finland.

In 2021, Erika became a Certified Menopause Provider with the North American Menopause Society.

When not working, she enjoys hiking and sewing.