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Behavioral Health

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Ali Campbell, LCSW-A, LCAS

Ali Campbell, LCSW-A, LCAS

Education & Certifications:

  • MSW Western Carolina University
  • North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board

Advanced Education:

  • MSW - Western Carolina University

Board Certification(s):

  • LCAS
  • LCSW-A

Memberships, Honors, and Awards:

Special Interests:

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • DBT
  • Mindfulness Skills
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Positive Psychology
  • Seeking Safety
  • Solution-focused

Languages Spoken: English

Allen Hughes, LCSW

Allen Hughes, LCSW

Provider Services These Locations:

Rutherford Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Board Certification(s):

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Special Interests:

  • Families and/or individuals going through grief or bereavement
  • DD Clients
  • Incarcerated Clients
  • Domestic Violence
  • Anxiety and Depression
  • Self-esteem issues
  • Elderly

Languages Spoken: English

Barry Beavers, DCSW

Barry Beavers, DCSW

Provider Services These Locations:

Blue Ridge Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • M.S.W. Indiana University 1983
  • B.A. Indiana University 1980

Board Certification(s):

  • DCSW Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (NASW)
  • LCSW Licensed Clinical Social Worker (NC/IN)
  • LCAC Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor (IN)
  • LMFT Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (IN)

Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • AAMFT Clinical Member, America Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • NASW National Association of Social Workers
  • ACSW Academy of Certified Social Workers

Special Interests:

  • Adult & Child Behavioral Health, Marriage & Family Therapy,Parent & Child Therapy, Stress Management, Substance Abuse & Addictions, Addictionology

Languages Spoken: English

Cyndi Glowacki, LPC, LCAS

Cyndi Glowacki MS LPC LCAS

Education & Certifications:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, Master Addictions Counselor
  • National Board Certified Counselor
  • Certified Clinical Trauma Professional

Advanced Education: 

  • MS Counseling Psychology Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Memberships, Honors, and Awards:

  • International Association of Trauma Professionals

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English
Dayton Davis, NCC/LPC

Dayton Davis, NCC/LPC

Education:

  • Angelo State University-M.S. in Counseling Psychology
  • Texas Tech University –B.A. in Psychology

Licensure/Certification:

  • National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)
  • North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors (NCBLPC)

Experience:

  • 10 years counseling

Focus of Care:

  • School based counseling
  • Children, Adolescents, Adults

Modalities:

  • CBT
  • Play Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Life Coaching
Emily Townes, LPCS LCAS RN

Emily Townes, LPCS LCAS RN

Provider Services These Locations:

Brevard Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • Duke University School of Nursing, BSN
  • Western Carolina University, MSCC

Board Certification(s):

  • NC Licensed Addiction Specialist (LCAS)
  • NC Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPCS)
  • NC Registered Nurse

Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • National Certified Counselor
  • Magnum Cum Laude – Duke University
  • Chi Sigma Iota (Counselong and Academic Professional Honor Society)

Special Interests:

  • Counseling Children
  • Family and Couples Counseling
  • Brain Chemistry
  • Addictions
  • Supervision of Counselors

Languages Spoken: English

Ilona Csapo, MD

Ilona Csapo, MD

Provider Services These Locations:

Blue Ridge Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • Doctor of Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH

Advanced Education:

  • General Psychiatry Resident, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
  • Certified Suboxone provider

 Board Certification(s):

  • Board Certified,  American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • American Psychiatric Associations

Special Interests:

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine

Languages(s) Spoken:

  • English
  • German
  • Remedial Spanish
Kat Oliveira, LPC-A, NCC

Kat Oliveira, LPC-A, NCC

Provider Services These Locations:

Hendersonville Family Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • LPC-A
  • NCC

Advanced Education:

  • Adams State University - Colorado
  • Masters in Mental Health Counseling

Memberships, Honors, and Awards:

  • Chi Sigma Iota

Languages Spoken:   English, Spanish, and Portuguese

Kathryn Sanford, PMHNP-BC, RN-BC

Kathryn Sanford, PMHNP-BC, RN-BC

Education:  MSN, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Licensure/Certification:

  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, American Nurses Credentialing Center

Experience:   9 years in the field of Psychiatric Nursing, graduate of NP program May 2015

Focus of Care: Adults, Substance abuse/addiction, Interpersonal violence

Modalities: Pharmacology, Person-Centered

Laura Ellington, LCSW

Laura Ellington, LCSW

Education:   Masters of Social Work, UNC Chapel Hill

Licensure/Certification:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker,  North Carolina, South Carolina

Experience:   Experience working with vulnerable populations facing complex medical conditions including life limiting and terminal illness,
individual therapy for residents of retirement communities and skilled nursing facilities,  individual outpatient therapy in urban and rural
communities with clients of all ages (13 and up).  Clinical director and therapist with residential community serving severely, persistently mentally
ill residents, predominately young adults.

Focus of Care:   Adults of all ages, children above age 13, geriatric population and those facing life limiting illness. Trauma, bipolar disorder,
depression/anxiety (especially related to medical conditions), individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia and related disorders, domestic violence/sexual abuse
survivors.  Substance use/abuse as secondary diagnosis.

Modalities:  Integrated strengths based, recovery focused approach.  Cognitive behavioral and solution focused therapy based on seven aspects
of recovery.  (Physical wellness, community connections, purpose, independence, psychological wellness, spirituality and creativity).   Wellness
focused lifestyle change group therapy. 

Linda Davidson, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC

Linda Davidson, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC

Medical Director, Behavioral Health

Education: 

  • MS Nursing – Family Primary Care (FNP), Pace University, Pleasantville, NY 1992
  • Post Masters Certificate Nursing – Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (PMHNP), University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 2010
  • Masters in Professional Studies: Humanistic Education – SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY

Licensure/Certification:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • North Carolina State Board of Nursing
  • Vermont State Board of Nursing
  • Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy

Experience:

  • Family Nurse Practitioner since 1992 specializing in gynecology/women’s health with a sub-specialty in gynecologic oncology and psychopharmacology.
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner since 2010 working in multiple settings including non-profit health care settings, private group practices and tertiary care medical centers.
  • Associate professor: University of Vermont graduate nursing program.

Focus of Care:  Psychotherapy for women with medical illness, grief, depression, life transitions and medication management. Special interest in nutritional psychiatry, yoga therapy and public health policy.

Modalities: Interpersonal psychotherapy, psychodynamic psychotherapy, yoga psychotherapy (including mindfulness and meditation), psychopharmacology.

Languages Spoken: English

Lisa Ryan, MS, PMHNP-BC

Lisa Ryan, MS, PMHNP-BC

Provider Services These Locations:

Blue Ridge Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • Cornell University
  • University of California, San Francisco – Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions – OB GYN Nurse Practitioner

Board Certification:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Nurse Practitioner

Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • Nursing Excellence Award for 2007
  • National Hospital Association Award for the Mamatoto Maternal Support Program, 1994
  • Specialized Training Fellowship in Mental Health awarded by the County of San Mateo, CA

Special Interests:

  • Perinatal Psychiatry
  • Eating Disorders
  • Women’s Mental Health

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish
Margaret Baer, LCSW

Margaret Baer, LCSW

Location:

Hendersonville Family Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • Master’s in Social Work, University of Arkansas—Little Rock

Memberships, Honors, and Awards:

  • Members, National Association of Social Workers

Special Interests:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Personal Empowerment
  • Mental health issues related to food/body image
  • Clients with Autism and their families
  • Relationship issues

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English
Maureen MacConnell, PMHNP

Maureen MacConnell, PMHNP

Provider Services These Locations:

Education & Certifications:

  • Yale School of Nursing (MSN) - Psychiatry
  • Chicago School of Professional Psychology (MA) - Clinical
  • University of New Haven - (BA) Clinical

Board Certification(s):

  • ANCC Board Certification in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing

Memberships, Honors, and Awards:

  • American Psychology Can Society
  • Psi-Chi Honor Society

Special Interests:

  • Mood Disorders
  • Urge Based Behavior (suicidality, self-harm)
  • Addiction & Recovery
  • Utilization of Abstinenct-based treatment

Languages Spoken: English

Ronee Aaron, DO

Ronee Aaron, DO

Education: Psychiatry Residency University of Kentucky, July 1999 – June 2003 Lexington, Kentucky

Medical School Nova Southeastern, August 1995 – June 1999 Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Undergraduate University of Alaska – Fairbanks, August 1983 – August 1986 Fairbanks, Alaska

Licensure/Certifications:

Licensed in North Carolina and Kentucky

  • Diplomat American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Association for Convulsive Therapy

Experience:  Experience as Psychiatrist in hospital and jail settings. Worked with patients with developmental disabilities, forensics/incarcerated populations, women in childbearing years, and electroconvulsive therapy

Focus of Care: Adult Psychiatry

Modalities:  Pharmacology

Sarah Page, LCSW

Sarah Page, LCSW

Education: BS, Biology, Sacramento State University

MSW, UC Berkeley, Sonoma State University

Licensure/Certification:

  • North Carolina Social Work Certification and Licensure Board
  • LCASA
  • Certificate:  substance abuse counseling,

Experience:  5 years inpatient substance abuse treatment

3 years harm reduction housing services / counseling

5 years severe and persistently mentally ill, counseling/ community outreach

Focus of Care: Adults

Modalities:  CBT, DBT, ACT, mindfulness practices, substance abuse relapse prevention

Dentistry

Name
Ben Cozart, DDS

Ben Cozart, DDS

Provider Services These Locations:

Blue Ridge Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • UNC School of Dentistry

Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • American Dental Association
  • North Carolina Dental Society

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English
Danielle Rowland, DDS

Danielle Rowland, DDS

Provider Services These Locations:

Brevard Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science, North Carolina State University
  • University of North Carolina – Dental School, Chapel Hill, NC

Board Certification(s):

  • North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners

Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • Academy of General Dentistry

Special Interests:

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English
Dr. Mark Remick

Dr. Mark remick

Education: Doctor of Dental Surgery

University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine General Practice Residency(GPR)

Provider Services These Locations:

Blue Ridge Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • NC Dental Board(Dentist)

Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • Buncombe County Dental Society
  • US Naval Officer 1987-1995

Special Interests:

  • Trail running, travel, biking, pets, pediatric dentistry with OR dentistry

Languages Spoken:   English

Kristi L. Platt, DDS
Parke Joseph Ladd

Parke Joseph Ladd

Provider Services These Locations:

Blue Ridge Health Center  &  Brevard Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • B.S. Preprofessional Biologoy, Appalachian State University
  • M.S. Biological Sciences, Purdue University
  • D.M.D Lecom School of Dental Medicine

Board Certification(s):

  • Board Certified general dentist, NC

Memberships, Honors, and Awards:

  • Member ADA
  • Member NC Dental Association

Languages Spoken:   English

Susan Taunton, DMD

Susan Taunton, DMD

Location:

Education & Certifications: 

  • Furman University, BS
  • Western University of Health Sciences, DMD

Advanced Education:

  • MAHEC General Practice Residency

Board Certification(s):

  • North Carolina State Board of Dental Examiners

Memberships, Honors, and Awards:

  • American Dental Association, North Carolina Dental Society, Isothermal Dental Society

Special Interests:

  • Public Health
  • Restorative Dentistry

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English

 

 

Family Medicine

Name
Amy Marietta, MD, MPH

Amy Marietta, MD, MPH

Location:

Hendersonville Family Health Center

Polk Health Center 

Education & Certifications:

  • MD and MPH from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC

Advanced Education:

  • Santa Rosa Family Medicine Residency, a UCSF affiliate, in Santa Rosa, CA

Board Certification(s):

  • Family Medicine

Memberships, Honors, and Awards:

  • North Carolina Academy of Family Medicine
  • American Academy of Family Medicine

Special Interests:

  • Women’s health
  • Pregnancy care
  • Family Planning
  • Pediatrics
  • Residency education

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English
  •  Spanish 
Andrew Morris, MD

Andrew Morris, MD

Provider Services These Locations:

Hendersonville Family Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • MD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Residency – MAHEC, Asheville
  • Clinical Instructor, UNC School of Medicine, Division of Family Medicine

Board Certification:

  • Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Special Interests:

  • OB
  • Pediatrics
  • Resident Education

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish
Anna Zelov, MHS, PA-C

Anna Zelov, MHS, PA-C

Location:

Blue Ridge Main Campus

Education & Certifications:

  • College of Idaho, Caldwell, ID - Bachelors of Science
  • Physician Assistant Program & Masters of Health Science - Duke University

Board Certification(s):

  • National Commission on Certified Physician Assistants

Memberships, Honors, and Awards:

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Phi Alpha Honor Society Member

Special Interests:

  • Preventive Care
  • Women's Health
  • Diabetes Management

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English
Audra Malone, PA-C

Audra Malone, PA-C

Provider Services These Locations:

Rutherford Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • Gardner Webb University
  • Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing

Board Certification(s):

  • ANCC Family Nurse Practicioner
  • Registered Nurse

Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioner

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English
Brian Kaderli, MD

Brian Kaderli, MD

Education & Certifications:

  • Temple University, MD.  Philadelphia, PA

Advanced Education:

  • Family Medicine Residency, MAHEC, Hendersonville, NC

Board Certification(s):

  • Family Medicine

Memberships, Honors, and Awards:

  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine
  • American Association of Family Practicioners

Special Interests:

  • Pediatrics, Obstetrics

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English, Thai
Bryan Hodge, DO

Bryan Hodge, DO

Provider Services These Locations:

Hendersonville Family Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Board Certification:

  • Family Medicine

Special Interests:

  • Quality of care
  • Chronic disease management
  • Preventative health

Languages Spoken:

  • English, Spanish
Chelsea Batten, PA-C

Chelsea Batten, PA-C

Location:

Haywood Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Bachelor’s Degree in Biology with a focus on psychology.
  • Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA- Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies

Memberships, Honors, and Awards:

  • National Health Service Corps scholarship award recipient
  • Rural Health Service Track Grant award recipient
  • Class president of Shenandoah University PA school class

Special Interests:

  • Psychiatry
  • Preventative medicine

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English
Christi Jones, MSN, FNP

Christi Jones, MSN, FNP

Provider Services These Locations:

Hendersonville Family Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • ADN: Gardner-Webb University
  • BSN: Gardner-Webb University
  • MSN, FNP: East Tennessee State University

Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Special Interests:

  • Preventative Care

Languages Spoken:

  • English
Christopher Upton, MD

Christopher Upton, MD

Provider Services These Locations:

HFHC

Haywood

Advanced Education

  • Family Medicine Residency at Saint Joseph Hospital Family Medicine Residency in Denver Colorado
  • Obstetrics Fellowship at Saint Joseph Hospital Family Medicine Residency in Denver Colorado

Board Certification:

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Memberships, Awards, Honors:

  • American Association of Family Physicians Member

Special Interests:

  • Obstetrics including high risk patients and patients requiring Cesarean delivery

Languages Spoken:

  • English and Spanish
Cynthia VanDeusen, RN, FNP-BC, GNP-BC

Cynthia VanDeusen, RN, FNP-BC, GNP-BC

Provider Services These Locations:

Hendersonville Family Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • BSN, Nursing: Western Carolina University
  • AAS, Nursing: Dutchess Community College
  • FNP: MAHEC/UNC-Chapel Hill
  • GNP: SUNY, Buffalo, NY

Board Certification:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center Family Nurse Practitioner
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center Geriatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified Diabetes Educator

Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • Great 100 from NCNA
  • ANA

Special Interests:

  • MAHEC Board for CME
  • Board Member of Housing Assistance Corporation

Languages Spoken:

  • English
David Bate, MD

David Bate, MD

Provider Services These Locations:

 Rutherford Health Center 

Education & Certifications:

  • George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC

Advanced Education:

  • Family Practice Residency, MAHEC, Asheville, NC

Board Certification:

  • Diplomate, American Board of Medicine
  • Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • American Holistic Medical Association
  • American Academy of Family Medicine
  • North Carolina Academy of Family Medicine
  • Buncombe County Medical Society

Special Interests:

  • Traumatic memory and its role in disease
  • Holistic medicine
  • Physical therapy and other body therapies

Languages Spoken:

  • English
David Sams, PA-C

David Sams, PA-C

Provider Services These Locations:

Blue Ridge Health Center

School Based Health Centers

Education & Certifications:

  • MS, Neurobiology and Physiology, Ohio University
  • MS, Physician Assistant, Marietta College

Board Certification(s):

  • National Council on Certification of Physician Assistants

Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • Pi Alpha Society
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants

Special Interests:

  • Preventive Medicine
  • Nutrition

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English
Evan Beasley, MD

Evan Beasley, MD

Provider Services These Locations:

Blue Ridge Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • Doctor of Medicine, LSU School Of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

Advanced Education:

  • Resident, MAHEC Family Medicine- Rural Track, Hendersonville, NC

Board Certification:

  • Board Certified, American Academy of Family Physicians

Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians

Special Interests:

  • Prenatal Care and Low Risk Obstetrics
  • Health Care Access

Languages Spoken:

  • English
Faith Hislop, PA-C

Faith Hislop, PA-C

Provider Services These Locations:

Rutherford Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies

Board Certification:

  • Board Certified, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Memberships:

  • North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish
Gregory Bernardi

Gregory bernardi

Education & Certifications:

  • Wingate University, PA-C

Board Certification(s):

  • Physician Assistant

Special Interests:

  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Playing with my dog, Roo

Languages Spoken: English

Hannah Romano, FNP

Hannah Romano

Location:

Blue Ridge Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Spanish, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA
  • Bachelor of Science of Nursing, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, Western Carolina University, Asheville, NC

Board Certification(s):

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • North Carolina Board of Nursing

Memberships, Honors, and Awards:

  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners- Member

Special Interests:

  • Complementary Medicine
  • Diabetes
  • Yoga

Language(s) Spoken:

  • Spanish
  • English

 

Hayam K. Shaker, MD

Hayam K. Shaker, MD

Provider Services These Locations:

Hendersonville Family Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • Kasr El-Aini School of Medicine, Cairo
  • MAHEC Rural Family Residency, Hendersonville

Board Certification:

  • Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

Special Interests:

  • Healthy Lifestyles
  • Cardiology

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
Juana Diaz-Perez, PA-C

Juana Diaz-Perez, PA-C

Location:

Blue Ridge Main Campus

Polk Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • Jefferson College of Health Sciences- Masters of Science in Roanoke, VA
  • Berea College- Bachelor of Arts in Berea, KY

Board Certification(s):

  • Physician Assistant National Certification

Memberships, Honors, and Awards:

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Association of Family Practice Physician Assistants

Special Interests:

  • Latino Culture
  • Nutrition

Language(s) Spoken:

  • Spanish
  • English

 

Julie Todd, MD

Provider Services These Locations:

Blue Ridge Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • Trevecca Nazarene University, B.S. Biology
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Medicine

Advanced Education:

  • Ventura County Medical Center (Family Medicine Residency)

Board Certification(s):

  • Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • American Academy of Family Physicians

Special Interests:

  • Obstetrics (Prenatal care, Deliveries, Postpartum care)
  • Women and Children’s Health

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish
Kristin Gruner, PA-C

Kristin Gruner, PA-C

Provider Services These Locations:

Haywood Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • Master of Science - Physician Assistant studies - Duke University, Durham, NC
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, East Carolina University

Board Certification:

  • Board Certified, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants

Special Interests:

  • Health Promotion
  • Disease Prevention
  • Behavioral Health

Languages Spoken:

  • English
Laura Brooks, PA-C

Laura Brooks, PA-C

Provider Services These Locations:

Rutherford Health Center


Education & Certifications:

  • The University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  • Jefferson College, Master of Science, Physician Assistant Studies

Board Certification(s):

  • Physician Assistant National Certification – NCCPA

Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants

Special Interests:

  • Preventive Medicine
  • Nutrition

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English
Lauren Pippin, AGPCNP-BC

Lauren Pippin, AGPCNP-BC

Provider Services These Locations:

Blue Ridge Health Center

Advanced Education

  • Yale University- BA
  • Emory University- BSN, MSN

Board Certification:

  • Adult/Gero Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, certified through ANCC, (American Nurse Credentialing Center)

Memberships, Awards, Honors:

  • GAPNA (Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association)
  • American Nurses Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau (Nursing Honor Society)

Special Interests:

  • Gerontology

Languages Spoken:

  • English, Spanish
Macy Latter, DO

Macy Latter, DO

 

Provider Services These Locations:

Brevard Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • University of North Carolina – Asheville
  • Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Virginia Tech, PhD in Community Health Education

Board Certification(s):

  • Board Certified, Osteopathic Family Medicine

Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • American College of Osteopathic Physicians
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • North Carolina Osteopathic Medical Association

Special Interests:

  • Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy
  • Sports Medicine
  • Prenatal Care

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English
Magdalena Hayes, MD

Magdalena Hayes, MD

Provider Services These Locations:

Hendersonville Family Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • East Tennessee State University, MD 2007

Advanced Education:

  • Family Medicine Residency:  University of California, Los Angeles 2007-2010
  • Faculty Development Fellowship: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 2012-2013

Board Certification:

  • Family Medicine

Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians

Special Interests:

  • Maternal/ Child health, prevention, obstetrics, contraception

Languages Spoken:

  • English, Spanish
Mary Shell Zaffino, MD

Mary Shell Zaffino, MD

Provider Services These Locations:

Blue Ridge Health Center

Education & Residency Training:

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Davidson College
  • Master of Education in Exercise Science, University of Georgia
  • Doctor of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston
  • Family Medicine Residency, Mountain Area Health Education Center

Board Certification:  Board Certified in Family Medicine

Memberships, Honors & Awards:

  • AOA Medical Honor Society Inducted 2007

  • Pam Snape Service Award 2008

  • Clinical Science Award 2008

  • American Academy of Family Practice

  • Western North Carolina Medical Society

Special Interests:  Prenatal care, Preventive Medicine

Languages:  English, Spanish

Natascha Lautenschläger, MD, MSPH

Natascha Lautenschläger, MD

Provider Services These Locations:

Blue Ridge Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • University of Georgia
  • University of South Carolina
  • Mayo Family Medicine Residency
  • University of Utah

Advanced Education:

  • Doctor of Medicine
  • MSPH
  • Faculty Development Fellowship

Board Certification:

  • Family Medicine

 Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • AAFP
  • STFM
  • NASAR
  • WMS

Special Interests:

  • Wilderness Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Music (Cello)

Languages Spoken:

  • English, German
Nicole Ray, PA-C

Nicole Ray, PA-C

Provider Services These Locations:

Blue Ridge Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • Masters in Sciences, Duke University, Durham, NC
  • Bachelors of Arts, Chemistry with concentration in Biochemistry, University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC

Board Certification:

  • Physician Assistant National Certification

Memberships, Honors and Awards:

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants, Member
  • North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants, Member

Special Interests:

  • Pediatrics
  • Women’s Health

Languages Spoken:

  • English
Richard Hudspeth, MD

Richard Hudspeth, MD

Provider Services These Locations:

Hendersonville Family Health Center

Advanced Education

  • Family Medicine OB Fellowship

Board Certification:

  • Family Medicine

Languages Spoken:

  • English, Spanish
Sarah Blocher-Steiner

Sarah Blocher-Steiner, PA-C

Provider Services These Locations:

  • Arden Health Center

Education & Certifications:

  • BS of Nutrition - University of Kentucky, Lexington
  • Masters in Physician Assistant Studies - University of Kentucky, Lexington

Board Certification:

  • Board Certified, National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants 

Languages Spoken:

  • English

 

Teresa A. Fralix, MD, PhD

Teresa A. Fralix, MDPhD

Provider Services These Locations:

Blue Ridge Health Center

Advanced Education:

  • PhD: biophysical chemistry from University of Virginia
  • MD from Duke University

Board Certification:

  • Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine

Special Interests:

  • Geriatrics,
  • Wellness and Prevention

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish
Travis Johnson, MD

Travis Johnson, MD

Family Medicine Resident – MAHEC Family Medicine Residency Program

Provider Services These Locations:

Hendersonville Family Health Center

Education & Certification:

  • Medical University of South Carolina

Advanced Education:

  • MAHEC Family Medicine Residency Program
  • Masters of Public Health/Global Maternal and Child Health, Harvard University School of Public Health
  • Colon Cancer Survivor

Board Certifications:

  • American Academy of Family Physicians

Language(s) Spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish

Special Interests:

  • Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics
  • Cancer
  • Wellness
  • Nutrition
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