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Amanda Allen, FNP-C
  • Practice Speciality: Family Practice
  • Special Interest In: Rhumatology, Gerontology, Pediatrics, Sports Medicine
  • Memberships: American Association of Nurse Practitioners, American cNurses Association
  • Graduate of: Indiana State University (FNP)
  • Bio Info: From Drummond Island, now reside in Alpena. Married with 3 children, Enjoy horses, camping, gardening, and fishing.
Melissa Anderson, PA-C

Jill Barsen, PA-C
  • Practice Specialty: Family Medicine
  • Graduate of: Central Michigan University
Amy Brewbaker, FNP-BC
  • Practice Specialty: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Special Interest: Pediatrics
  • Memberships: Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Graduate of: Ferris Sate Univeristy (BSN), Michigan State University (MSN-FNP)
  • Hobbies: Bowling, golf, running, riding my motorcycle, spending time with my husband, Joe, and dog, Scooby-Doo.
Kelly Drake, OD
  • Practice Speciality: Optometry
  • Special Interest: Low Vision, diabetic Eye Disease, Macular Degeneration
  • Graduate of: Michigan College of Optometry 2007
  • Bio Info: Free time is spent with my husband, and 3 kids. We fish, camp, are active in Cub Scouts, and love family movie nights.
  • Additional Info: Graduated from Onaway High School in 2000 and live in Indian River.
Amy Dziesinski, FNP-C
  • Practice Speciality: Family Medicine
  • Memberships: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners
  • Graduate of: University of Michigan - Flint (MSN),
  • Bio Info: Enjoys spending time on the lake and getting outdoors.
Holly K. Ehrke, FNP-C
  • Practice Speciality: Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Special Interest In: Wellness Care & Women's Health
  • Memberships: American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners, Sigma Theta Tau International - Nursing Honor Society
  • Graduate of: Michigan State University (MSN), Ferris State University (BSN)
  • Bio Info: I was born and raised in Rogers City. I have been a RN for 24 years and have worked mostly in the Ermegency Room. I was the program manager at the SBHC in Onaway. I am married with three daughters, and have lived in Onaway for 20 years. I enjoy attending the Cardinals sporting events, playing with my dogs and enjoying the out of doors. I am very excited to be "back home", working in my community.
Erin K. Bollinger, RPH
  • Practice Speciality: Pharmacist
  • Special Interest: Geriatrics
  • Memberships: Michigan Pharmacist's Association
  • Graduate of: Lake Superior State University (BS), Oregon State University (PharmD)
  • Hobbies: Family time, biking, fishing, running dogs
Marion Hautea, MD
  • Practice Specialty: Family Medicine
  • Special Interest: Geriatric, Adolescent Medicine
  • Graduate of Perpetual Help College of Medicine, 1988, Kline Family Practice, Poly Clinic Medical Center, 1997
  • Associations/Memberships: American Academy of Family Physicians, Michigan Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Physician Executives
Manuel J. Hernandez, MD
  • Practice Specialty: Family Medicine
  • Memberships: American Academy of Family Practitioners
  • Education: Medical School in Poland, Residency in Yonkers, NY
  • Bio Information/Hobbies: Born in Central America, grew up in California, Medical School in Poland/ Residency in New York. Looking forward to enjoying life in Michigan.
Jemellee Jacalla-Tadian, MD
  • Practice Specialty - Family Practice
  • Family Practice Residency: Oakwood Annapolis Hospital
  • Graduate of: American University of the Caribbean, State University of New York
  • Associations: American Academy of Family Physicians, Philippine Medical Association of Michigan
Walter W. Jacquemin, M.D.
  • Practice Specialty: Family Practice & Emergency Medicine
  • Graduate of: Wright State University, Dayton, OH, Medical Degree, 1980
  • Memberships: American College of Emergency Physicians, American Medical Association, Michigan State Medical Society
Julie LaFave, FNP - BC
  • Practice Specialty: Family Practice with special interest in Pediatric Medicine and Mental Health
  • Graduate of Michigan State University (MSN), University of Michigan (BSN), MCMC (RN)
Cody Lawnichak, PA-C
  • Practice Specialty: Family Medicine
  • Special Interest In: Dermatology
  • Graduate of: Indiana State University, Master of Physician Assistant Program, 2014
  • Memberships: Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants, American Academy of Physician Assistants, Indiana Academy of Physician Assistants
Wayne McEwen, PA-C
  • Practice Specialty: Family Practice
  • Graduate of Adrian College 1997, Alderson-Broaddus College-2002
  • Associations/Memberships: American Academy of Physicians Assistants
Erin Meehan-Amo, PA-C
  • Practice Specialty: Family Medicine
  • Memberships: Michigan Association of Physician Assistants, American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Graduate of: Grand Valley State University
  • Bio Info: Enjoy being outside, spending time with family.
  • Additional Information: Married with One Son
Cecilia Peasley, CFNP
  • Practice Specialty: Family Practice
  • Graduate of: Michigan State University, Master of Science in Nursing, 1996
  • Memberships: American Academy of Nurse Practitioner, Northern Michigan Association of Advanced Practice Nurses
Elaine Smith, DO
  • Practice Specialty: Family Medicine
  • Graduate of: Michigan State College of Osteopathic Medicine; Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine
Cori Williams, FNP-BC
  • Practice Speciality: Family
  • Special Interest: Pediatrics, Health Maintenance
  • Memberships: Michigan Council of Nurse Practitioners, American Association of Nurse Practioners, Sigma Theta Tau International
  • Graduate of: Michigan State University (BSN), Saginaw Valley State University (MSN, FNP)
  • Bio Information: From Alpena. Enjoy following my boy/girl twins around the state for travel soccer. Enjoy the outdoors.
Lori Wineman, Pharmacist, PharmD
  • Practice Speciality: Pharmacy
  • Special Interest In: Immunizations, Community Pharmacy
  • Memberships: Michigan Pharmacist Association, Michigan Community Pharmacist Association
  • Graduate of: Ferris State University, Doctor Of Pharmacy (RPhD)
  • Bio Info: From Atlanta, MI, currently resides in Atlanta, MI. Married with 2 children; Enjoys reading, crafting and flower gardening.
Josh Wyeth, PA-C
  • Practice Specialty: Family Medicine
  • Special Interest In: Dermatology
  • Graduate of: Bachelor's Degree Biomedical Science at Central Michigan University; Master's Degree Physician Assistant Studies at Central Michigan University
  • Special Interest In: American Academy of Physician Assistants; Michigan Academy of Physician Assistants

Behavioral Health Providers

Leah Arnold, LMSW
  • Practice Specialty: Clinical Social Work with special interest in School Social Work
  • Graduate of: Central Michigan University (BS Psychology), Grand Valley State University (MSW)
Erin Fletcher, LMSW
  • Practice Speciality: Trauma therapy with children
  • Graduate of: University of Kentucky (MSW), Central MI University (BS)
  • Bio Info: Erin loves to spend time with her family and outdoor activities.
Meaghan Hoffmann, LMSW
  • Practice Speciality: Trauma Focused - Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Special Interest: Infant Mental Health Play Therapy, Brief Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, Parent Management Training - Oregon model
  • Memberships: Infant Mental Health, NASW
  • Graduate of: Wayne State University (MSW), Lake Superior State University (BS)
  • Hobbies: Spending time with friends and family, outdoor activities, going for walks with my dogs.
Lindsay Humphrey, LMSW
  • Practice Speciality: Clinical Social Work
  • Memberships: National Association of Social Workers
  • Graduate of: Wayne State University (MSW)
  • Bio Info: Camping, canoeing, traveling, cooking, fishing, and spending time with my family.
Veronica Jung, LMSW
  • Practice Specialty: Clinical Social Worker
  • Special Interest in trauma survivors
  • Graduate of: Grand Valley State University, 2002
Laura Kauffman, LMSW
  • Practice Speciality: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (including Trauma-Focused) and Play Therapy
  • Special Interest: Adoption and Fostercare, Anxiety/Trauma, Depression and Adjustment issues.
  • Graduate of: Indiana University (Masters in Social Work), Spring Arbor College (BA in Social Work)
  • Bio Info: Over 25 years experience in the field from positions in home healthcare, hospice, mental health and private practice, priror to school-based services.
  • Additional Info: Music, drama, nature photography, reading stories to kids. Married, with 2 children through adoption.
Amy Klein, LMSW
  • Practice Speciality: Clinical Therapy
  • Special Interest In: Mindfulness practice
  • Graduate of: Western Michigan University (MSW), Wayne State University (BSW)
  • Bio Info: I've been lucky enough to get a wide range of experiences, from Peace Corps in Kingston, Jamaica to working for a Native American Tribe to providing mental health treatment in a medium security prision. In my free time I love travel, yoga, making and listening to music, gardening, writing, and other creative projects.
Pam Knaffle, LMSW
  • Practice Speciality: Social Work
  • Special Interest: School Social Work
  • Membership: NASW
  • Graduated from: Michigan State University (MSW), Madonna University (BSW)
  • Bio Info: Enjoys boating, basketball, playing board games with my family and friends.
Steven R. Meno
  • Practice Speciality: Clinical Psychology
  • Special Interest: Cognitive Behavioral & Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Memberships: National Register of Psychology, Provider & American Psychological Association
  • Graduate of: University of Detroit
  • Hobbies: Gardening, Landscaping, Swimming, Fishing
  • Additional Info: Registered Nurse (BSN), Masters in Public Policy & Administration, Fellowship in Education Policy
Cathy L. O'Brien, LMSW
  • Practice Specialty: Clinical Social Work
  • Graduate of: Michigan State University, Blended Program - Masters of Social Work, 2011
  • Certified Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapist
Malia Vassilakos, LMSW
  • Special Interest: Autism, Behavior Analysis, Play Therapy, Dialect Behavior Therapy, and Trauma Focused cognitive Behavior Therapy.
  • Graduated from: Michigan State University (BA), Spring Arbor University (MA), Saint Joseph University with post masters in Behavior Analysis.
  • Hobbies: When I have spare time I enjoy walking, yoga, reading, kayaking, and gardening.
  • Additional Info: I moved up north in 2005 from the Lansing area. I have worked with children and adolescences in community mental health for 7 years, in women resource providing parenting classes for 3 and created a mentoring program within a school. I am always looking to better myself with education and new experiences. I am looking forward to getting back into school at Hillman and Atlanta and working for Thunder Bay Community Health Service.

Dental Providers - Atlanta Clinic

Joseph Carlu, DDS
  • Practice Specialty: Dentistry
  • Graduate of: University of Detroit School of Dentistry, 1968, Associate Degree in Orthodontics
  • Memberships: Michigan State Dental Association
Jeffrey A. Taylor, DDS
  • Practice Specialty: Dentistry
  • Graduate of: The Medical College of Virginia, MCV/VCU School of Dentistry, Richmond, VA, 1979
  • Memberships: American Dental Association, Michigan Dental Association, Saginaw Valley Dental Society
 
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