Medical Services Staff

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Primary Care Providers

Colorado State University

Kathlene Waller, MD, MPH

Staff Physician, General Services Medical Director

NPI: 1023027778

Education/Training:

  • Board Certified in Pediatrics
  • Residency, Pediatrics and Chief Residency, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Norman, Oklahoma
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
  • Masters of Public Health, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma
  • Certificate in Travel Health™

Professional Interests:

  • Member of International Society of Travel Medicine
  • Member of Physicians for a National Health Program
  • Immunizations
  • Infectious diseases
  • Public health and health disparities
  • Travel medicine
  • International student health
  • Autism spectrum disorders
  • Health care reform
Bruce Smith

Bruce Smith, MD

Staff Physician, Specialty Services Medical Director

NPI: 1801076898

Education/Training:

  • Board Certified in Family Medicine
  • Residency, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, Ohio
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, San Antonio, Texas

Professional Interests:

  • Men’s Health
Tom Dieringer

Tom Dieringer, MD

Staff Physician

NPI: 1750425385

Education/Training:

  • Board Certified in Pediatrics
  • Residency, University of Nebraska Affiliated Hospitals, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska

Professional Interests:

  • Primary care
  • Prevention
  • Men’s health
  • Dermatology
  • Travel/ Travel related illnesses
  • Differential diagnostic process
Christina Kuroiwa, CSU Heatlh Network

Christina Kuroiwa, MD

Staff Physician

NPI: 1669670733

Education/Training:

  • Board Certified in Family Medicine
  • Residency, University of Colorado Health Sciences, Fort Collins Family Medicine, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California

Professional Interests:

  • Prevention
  • Nutrition
  • Holistic/Alternative Health Modalities and Integration
  • Transgender Health

Mark Hoenig, MD

Staff Physician

NPI: 1548275225

Jon Stephen Matthews

Jon Stephen “Steve” Matthews, MD

Staff Physician

NPI: 1619038908

Education/Training:

  • Board Certified in Family Medicine
  • Residency, Scottsdale Memorial Hospital Family Practice, Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Nebraska College of Medicine, Lincoln, Nebraska

Professional Interests:

  • Primary care
  • Human research ethics
  • Preventive health care
Susan Wolfelt

Susan Wolfelt, MD

Staff Physician – Women’s Clinic, Assistant Director of Medical Services

NPI: 1932146446

Education/Training:

  • Board Eligible in Family Medicine
  • Residency, University of Colorado Health Sciences, Fort Collins Family Medicine, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

Professional Interests:

  • Women’s health
  • Transgender health
Emily Morse

Emily Morse, NP

Nurse Practitioner

NPI: 1699089888

Education/Training:

  • Board Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Master of Science, Nursing, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

Professional Interests:

  • Women’s health
  • Preventive medicine
  • Eating disorders

Lara Antonelli

Physician Assistant

NPI: 1275698904

James Neal, CSU Heatlh Network

James Neal, PA-C

Physician Assistant

NPI: 1467735126

Education/Training:

  • Nationally Board Certified Physician Assistant
  • Colorado Licensed Physician Assistant
  • Masters of Science, Physician Assistant Studies, King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Professional Interests:

  • College health
  • Preventive medicine
  • Orthopedics

Julie C. Whitesell MPAS, PA-C

Physicians Assistant, Medical and Triage Clinics

NPI: 1982713764

Education/Training:

  • Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • Radiologic Technology Degree, Aims Community College, Greeley, CO
  • Masters Degree in Physician Assistant Studies, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE
  • ACLS, PALS, BLS Certifications

Professional Interests:

  • Family and Urgent Care Medicine
  • Wilderness and Travel Medicine
  • Radiology/Imaging Sciences
Jill C Vesty, CSU Heatlh Network

Jill Vesty, NP

Nurse Practitioner

NPI: 1922072453

Education/Training:

  • Board Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Master of Science, Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Professional Interests:

  • Wellness promotion
  • Transgender health
  • Eating disorders
  • Men’s health
  • Urgent care
  • HIV PrEP
Laurie Borthwick

Laurie Borthwick, NP

Nurse Practitioner- Women’s Clinic, International Student Care Coordinator

NPI: 1730115452

Education/Training:

  • Board Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Certification, University of California, Davis, California

Professional Interests:

  • Women’s health
  • International student care coordination
  • Travel medicine
Cathi Cropp

Cathi Cropp, NP

Nurse Practitioner, Assistant Director of Medical Services

NPI: 1689754616

Education/Training:

  • Board Certified Nurse Practitioner
  • Master of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Master of Science, Nursing, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado

Professional Interests:

  • Health Care Legislation
Colorado State University

Anne Gerlitzki, FNP-L

Nurse Practitioner

NPI: 1588763569

Education/Training

  • Master of Science, Nursing, Regis University
  • Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner

Professional Interests

  • Wellness promotion, chronic disease management

Terri Elffner, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Education:

  • Nationally Board Certified Physician Assistant
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • Bachelor of Science, Physician Assistant Studies, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA
  • Masters of Science, Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Professional Interests:

  • Public health, infectious and zoonotic disease
  • Weight loss and nutrition
  • Preventive medicine
Joel Schwartzkodf, CSU Heatlh Network

Joel Schwartzkopf, PA-C, MPAS, FAWM

Physician Assistant

Education/Training:

  • University of Nebraska Medical Center- MPAS
  • -Creighton University- BS, Emergency Medical Services

Professional Interests:

  • Wilderness medicine
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Danna Quinn, FNP

Nurse Practitioner

Education/Training:

  • Master’s in Nursing, University of Colorado
  • Board Certified by ANCC

Professional Interests:

  • Primary Care
  • Women’s Health
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Heidi Hepp, MD

Staff Physician

Education/Training:

  • Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, University of Kansas
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Kansas
  • Family Medicine Residency, Map School of Graduate Medical Education

Professional Interests:

  • Women’s health
  • Primary care
  • Preventative medicine
  • Travel health
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Todd Heron, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Education/Training:

  • Pacific University, Hillsboro, OR- M.S., PA-C

Professional Interests:

  • Urgent Care medicine
  • ER medicine
  • Travel medicine
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Ann Davies, MD

Physician

Education/Training:

  • Northwestern University Medical School- MD
  • Colorado State University- BS in Wildlife Biology and 2nd degree in Specialized Technical Journalism

Professional Interests:

  • Preventative Medicine
  • Women’s Health
  • Health Education
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Jennifer Blackler, PA-C, MPAS

Physician Assistant

Education/Training:

  • Bachelor of Psychology, Bachelor of Spanish, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  • Master of Public Administration, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR
  • Medical Examiner Certification for Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Professional Interests:

  • Student Health

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Nurses & Medical Assistants

Cheryl Schiager

Cheryl Schiager, RN

Nurse, Supervisor of Nursing – Medical Clinic

Rebecca Champion, RMA

Triage Clinic Health Tech, Medical Clinic

Education and Training

  • Registered Medical Assistant
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Margaret Grant, RN

Nurse, Relief

Brianna Riggio, RN/BSN

Registered Nurse

Education/Training

  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
  • Associates of Applied Science, Nursing, Front Range Community College
  • Sex Assault Victim Advocate, 2006

Professional Interests

  • Sexual health
  • sexual assault prevention/education
  • preventive medicine
Susan Hartley

Susan Hartley, RN

Nurse, Allergy and Triage Clinic

Lisa Olsen

Lisa Olsen, RN

Nurse, Relief

Colorado State University

Nancy Pellman, RN, BS

Nurse, Relief

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Laura Sullivan, RN BSN-BC

Registered Nurse

Sue Schoenig

Sue Schoenig, RN

Nurse, Medical Clinic

Lori Stevens

Lori Stevens, RN

Nurse, Triage Clinic

Helen Tensley

Helen Tensley, LPN

Women’s Clinic Health Tech

Manuel “Manny” Ornelas, RMA, RPT

Medical Assistant

Education/Training

  • Associate Degree in Medical Assisting

Professional Interests

  • Continue education to become a RN
Sarah Jorgensen, Triage Nursing Supervisor, Colorado State University Health Network, September 20, 2016

Sarah Jorgensen

Triage Nursing Supervisor

Jennifer Giunta, RN, BSN

Relief RN

Education/Training:

  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO

Professional Interests:

  • Preventative Medicine
  • Wellness Promotion

Amalia Ornelas, NCMA, BS

Medical Assistant

Education/Training

  • National Certified Medical Assistant
  • Bachelor of Science, Healthcare Administration- CollegeAmerica
  • Certified Nurses Aid

Professional Interests

  • Increasing healthcare proficiency
  • Improve and grow the CSU Health Network
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Lauren Mitrik, RN, BSN

Relief RN/ Triage

Education/Training

  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Bachelors of Science, Nursing
  • Board Certified Emergency Nurse

Professional Interests

  • Trauma Nursing
  • Preventative Medicine
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Michelle Keranen, BSN

Registered Nurse, Triage Clinic

Education/Training

  • Michigan State University, Lansing, MI
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Sarah Drobek, RN, MPH

Public Health Nurse, Allergy and Immunizations

Education/Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Washburn University, Topeka, KS
  • Master of Public Health, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Professional Interests

  • Public Health
  • Communicable Disease
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Ana M. Green, CMA

Medical Assistant, Medical/ Triage Clinic

Education/Training

  • Medical Assistant, IBMC College, Fort Collins, CO

Professional Interests

  • Family Practice
  • OBGYN
  • Orthodontics
  • Allergy & Asthma
  • Pediatrics
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Gretchen Holt, CMA

Medical Assistant, Medical/ Triage Clinic

Education/Training

  • Medical Assisting, Nursing Assisting, IBMC College, Fort Collins, CO
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Kristina Aragon, CMA

Medical Assistant, Medical/ Triage Clinic

Education/Training

  • Medical Assistant, IBMC College, Fort Collins, CO

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Dental Services

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Raechel Nelson, DDS

Dentist- Clinic Supervisor

Education/Training:

  • University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Utah Hospital

Professional Interests:

  • General Dentistry
Mary Demchok

Mary Demchok, RDH

Dental Hygienest

Education/Training:

  • Registered Dental Hygienist
  • Certified to administer local anesthetic
  • Certified to administer nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation

Heather Fleming, EFDA

Dental Assistant

Education/Training:

  • Front Range Community College- Dental Assisting
  • EFDA certified
  • Radiology Certified
Luann Schilling

Luann Schilling, RDH

Dental Hygienest

Education Training:

  • Registered Dental Hygienist
  • Certified to administer local anesthetic
  • Certified to administer nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation
Malynda Young

Malynda Young, EFDA

Patient Services, Dental Clinic Receptionist

Education/Training:

  • Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
  • Certified to administer nitrous oxide/oxygen sedation
  • Radiology certified

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Optometry Services

Johnna Bontadelli

Johnna Bontadelli, O.D.

Optometrist

NPI: 1639291107

Education/Training:

  • Licensed Optometrist, Colorado Optometric Licensing Board
  • Doctor of Optometry, Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, California

Professional Interests:

  • Treatment and management of Ocular disease
  • Contact lenses
  • General practice

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Psychiatry Services

Irena Danczik

Irena Danczik, MD

Staff Psychiatrist, Director of Psychiatry Services

NPI: 1194703892

Education/Training:

  • Board Certified in the specialty of Psychiatry
  • Board Certified in the specialty of Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Board Eligible in speciality of Addiction Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry: Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
  • General Psychiatry: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY
  • Doctor of Medicine, 1st Medical Faculty of Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Certified to provide Buprenorphine treatment
  • Certified National Acupuncture Detoxification Association practitioner and teacher

Professional Interests:

  • Addictions
  • General psychiatry
  • LBGTQQA
Colorado State University

Nora Immordino Feldpausch, MD

Staff Psychiatrist

NPI: 1043427156

Education/Training:

  • Board Certified in the specialty of Psychiatry
  • Residency, Michigan State University, Lansing, Michigan
  • Doctor of Medicine, Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Lansing, Michigan

Professional Interests:

  • General psychiatry

David Fohrman, MD

Staff Psychiatrist

NPI: 1962562918

Education/Training:

  •  University of California, San Diego, graduated in 1989
  • Medical School at Chicago Medical School, graduated in 1995
  • Residency (while on Active Duty in the Army) at Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii, graduated in 1999
  • Fellowship at University of California, San Diego, finished in 2005

Professional Interests:

  • Prevention and treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in adolescents and adults
Japheth (Jay) Hessler

Japheth (Jay) Hessler, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

NPI: 1649204686

Education/Training:

  • Certified Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Certified child, adolescent, and adult Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Master of Science, Nursing, Psychiatric Mental health Practitioner, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Lincoln, Nebraska

Professional Interests:

  • General psychiatric medication management
  • Bipolar disorder, attention deficit disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, psychiatric medication management during pregnancy, post-traumatic stress disorder, and social anxiety
  • Medication management of psychiatric disorders with the use of integrated alternative medicines
Virginia Mack

Virginia Mack, PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

NPI: 1548552904

Education/Training:

  • Certified Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Master of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Professional Interests:

  • ADHD/Executive functioning
  • Depression/Anxiety
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Colorado State University

Carol Becker, MSN, PMHNP, BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

NPI: 1225148612

Education/Training

  • Board Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Masters of Science in Psychiatric Mental Health, State University of New York (SUNY) at Stonybrook

Professional Interests

  • General psychiatric treatment
  • ADHD/Executive functioning
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

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Nutrition Consultation for Disordered Eating

Chris Bachman

Chris Bachman, RDN

Registered Dietician/Nutritionist

Education/Training:

  • Registered Dietitian
  • Bachelor of Science, Nutrition and Dietetics, University of Nebraska- Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Certificate of training in Adult Weight Management, Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Dietetics internship, St. Paul Ramsey Medical Center, St. Paul, Minnesota

Professional Interests:

  • Disordered eating/eating disorders
  • Wellness preventive nutrition
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Weight management

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Physical Therapy Services

Carol Miller

Carol Miller, MPT

Physical Therapist, Physical Therapy Supervisor

NPI: 1407892037

Education/Training:

  • Master of Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

Professional Interests:

  • Orthopedic/Sports medicine, rehabilitation
  • Trained in Graston Technique
  • Kinesio taping for orthopedics and sports
Judy Janus

Judy Janus

Patient Services, Physical Therapy Receptionist

Sue Rutherford

Sue Rutherford, P.T.

Physical Therapist

NPI: 1063551810

Education/Training:

  • Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy, University of Colorado Health Sciences, Denver, Colorado

Professional Interests:

  • Orthopedic/Sports medicine, Hand Clinic
  • Vestibular certification
  • Dance medicine
  • Assessment with musical instruments
Pamela Rutstein

Pamela Rutstein, DPT

Physical Therapist

NPI: 1013078849

Education Training:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Regis University, Denver, Colorado

Professional Interests:

  • Orthopedic/Sports
  • Manual manipulative therapist
  • Orthotic evaluation & fabrication
Ann Schofield

Ann Schofield, P.T.

Physical Therapist

NPI: 1659439552

Education/Training:

  • Bachelor of Science, Oswestry & North Staffordshire School of Physiotherapy, Staffordshire, England

Professional Interests:

  • Sports injuries with special interest in running and cycling injuries
  • Plyometrics
  • Manual therapy
Steve Wade

Steve Wade, DPT, ATC

Physical Therapist

NPI: 1306889258

Education/Training:

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy, Regis University, Denver, Colorado
  • Certified Athletic Trainer

Professional Interests:

  • Sports injury & rehabilitation
  • Treatment of orthopedic injuries & post-surgical patients
  • Trained in Graston Technique
  • Kinesio taping
  • McConnell taping
  • Trained in manual therapy

Anne Gaioni, PT

Physical Therapist

NPI: 1992845754

Education and Training:

  • Master of Science, Physical Therapy, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO
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Kelly Buell-Schoenman

Massage Therapist

Lisa DeBorel, CSU Heatlh Network

Lisa DeBord, P.T.

Physical Therapist

Education/Training:

  • Bachelor of Science, Mount St. Joseph University, Cincinnati, OH
  • Master of Physical Therapy, Mount St. Joseph University, Cincinnati, OH

Professional Interests:

  • Dry needling
  • Postural restoration
  • Sport injuries
Daniel Cantarini, CSU Heatlh Network

Daniel Cantarini, DPT

Physical Therapist

Education/Training:

  • Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology, Fresno State University
  • Masters of Physical Therapy, California State University
  • Certified in SASTM, Functional Dry Needling, Kinesiotaping

Professional Interests:

  • Enjoys training sports injuries, returning athletes and weekend warriors to their sports.  Use of biomechanical treatment system treat pain/dysfunction at the source.  Use of anatomy to educate/enhance understanding of diagnosis/injury.
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Annelise Lenderts, LMT

Massage Therapist

Education/Training:

  • Massage Therapy License, Healing Arts Institute
  • Certified in Arvigo Techniques of Mayan Abdominal Therapy

Professional Interests:

  • Deep Tissue Massage/ Neuromuscular Therapy
  • Trigger Point Therapy

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Radiology Services

Cynthia Hoxmeier

Cynthia Hoxmeier, R.T.R.

Radiologic Technologist, Radiology Supervisor

Amanda (Mandy) Falbo, R.T.R.

Radiologic Technologist

D'Ann Rhodes

D’Ann Rhoda, R.T.R.

Radiologic Technologist

Carie Sibbald, CSU Heatlh Network

Carie Sibbald, R.T.R

Radiologic Technologist

Education/Training:

Associates Degree, Radiologic Technology, Aims Community College

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Pharmacy

Andy Kline

Andy Kline, RPh

Pharmacy Manager

Colorado State University

Alan Feuerstein, CPhT

Certified Pharmacy Technician

Keith Hardes

Keith Hardes, RPh

Staff Pharmacist

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Joyce Miller, RPh

Pharmacist

Karen Sprouse

Karen Sprouse, CPhT

Certified Pharmacy Technician

Patrick Johnson, CSU Heatlh Network

Patrick Johnson, PharmD, MPH

Pharmacist

Education/Training:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Kansas
  • Master of Public Health, University of South Florida

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Laboratory Services

Colorado State University Health Network, September 20, 2016

Tina Dihle, MT (ASCP)

Laboratory Manager

Nicole Dixon, PBT (ASCP)

Phlebotomist, Laboratory Technician

Fern Fiesthumel

Fern Fiesthumel, MT (ASCP)

Medical Technologist

Carol Greene

Carol Greene, MT (ASCP)

Medical Technologist

DeAnne Hewett

Laboratory Assistant

Melesa Gonzales

Clinical Lab Technician Assistant II

Amy L. Towns, MLS (ASCP)

Medical Technologist

Education/Training:

Illinois State University- degree in Medical Laboratory Science

Jackie Thielen

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Immunizations Clinic

Beverley Earley, RN

Nurse, Immunizations Clinic Supervisor

Education/Training:

  • Master of Business Administration, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, Colorado

Professional Interests:

  • Immunizations clinic
  • Infection control
  • Employee health

Denise Gibson

Patient Services, Immunizations Clinic Receptionist and Immunization Records

Liza Marcelo McNeely, CSU Heatlh Network

Liza McNeely

Licensed Practical Nurse, Immunization Department

Education and Training

  • Bachelor of Science, Nursing- Perpetual Help College Manila, Philippines
  • LPN, Goldwater Hospital, Roosevelt Island, NY
  • LPN, William Ryan Community Health Center, Manhattan, NY
  • LPN, New York University Student Health Center, Broadway, Manhattan, NY

Professional Interests

  • Immunization updates and seminars

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Medical Services – Reception Staff

Colorado State University

Alisa Kates, MHA

Patient Access and Registration Manager

Education and Training

  • Masters in Healthcare Administration and Management, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • Masters in Organizational Learning and Performance, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
  • Notary Public of Colorado
  • Certificate in Disney’s Approach to Quality Service, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Professional Interests

  • Healthcare policies and trends
  • Organizational performance
Beth Anderson

Beth Anderson

Health Services Coordinator

Stacy Eichinger

Health Services Coordinator

Nicole Erdman

Health Services Coordinator

Rachel MacIntyre

Rachel MacIntyre

Health Services Coordinator

Jessica Rivera

Health Services Coordinator

Nicole Burris

Patient Services Coordinator

Education and Training

  • Bachelor of Science, Liberal Arts, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado

Brandon Joyner

Front Desk- Team Lead

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Connect 2 Health Network

Gail Calabrese

Gail Calabrese

Access Center Supervisor

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Elizabeth (Libby) Lueck

Access Center Specialist

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Renee Miller

Access Center Specialist