Kanisha Louis Jean is a Haitian-American woman born and raised in Dorchester, MA. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from UMass Amherst, which is where she found her passion for sexual health education, youth development, racial justice, and health equity. Prior to entering the field of nursing, Kanisha served in the AmeriCorps, worked as a Sexual Health Counselor, and worked in a variety of community and school-based settings. Kanisha earned her Master’s in Nursing from Simmons University in 2021 and is excited about working as a Family Nurse Practitioner in the community where she was born. As an NP, Kanisha continues to explore her special interests in the fields of adolescent health, women’s health, and sexual health. Outside of work, Kanisha loves dancing to Caribbean beats, sun-bathing at the beach, and traveling.
After completing her undergraduate studies in Biochemistry, Esther pursued a degree in Clinical Counseling in order to work with urban families and youth. Her passion in working with urban and marginalized communities led her to pursue her Master’s degree in Nursing at Boston College. She brings her experiences from In-Home Therapy Services, crisis counseling and case management to her nursing practice. Esther is passionate about practicing integrative health, pursuing social justice, and bridging the gap between mental and physical health. Outside the clinic, she enjoys finding new hiking trails with her husband and golden retriever, and reading new books.
637 Washington Street
Dorchester MA 02124