Brooks Miller is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Jordan Valley Community Health Center. Brooks received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration in 1982 and a Master of Arts degree in education administration in 1987. Brooks career in health care began with Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicines’ Rural Health Clinic program in 1984. He advanced to the position of CEO for the Northeast Missouri Health Council.
In 2002, he relocated to Springfield to serve as the President and CEO of JVCHC.
Dr. Matthew Stinson
VP of Medical and Behavioral Health
A Family Practice Specialist, Dr. Stinson graduated with honors from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 2001. Dr. Stinson has been at the forefront with incorporating health services within the primary care model of care and program development addressing the opioid epidemic, in the area of maternal opioid use and prenatal care. He has worked closely with Healthy Living Alliance, and has presented throughout the state regarding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE's) and Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) implementation.
Dr. Barbara Nash, Psy.D.
Director of Behavioral Health Integration
Dr. Nash is responsible for integrating all behavioral health services into the primary care of patients. She oversees program development and service offerings, which are embedded throughout the organizations model of care. Nash sat on the Missouri governor’s panel at the Missouri Opioid Summit, battling the opioid epidemic.
Dr. Nash received her Doctorate in Psychology at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in
Executive Director of Clinics and Patient Experience
Alexis has been working in healthcare for the past 15 years. Alexis moved to Springfield in 1992 to attend Drury University where she completed her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Communications. She is on the Board of Directors for Abilities First and serves on the Advisory Board for the Mayor’s Commission for Children.
James McCaul, OB/GYN
Dr. McCaul graduated with his Medical Degree from Mizzou, did his residency in OBGYN at Mizzou, did his fellowship for his MFM in Jackson Mississippi.
He was in the Navy for five years and worked at various Naval Hospitals. He then started up the Regional Perinatal Center in Albany, Georgia for six years. He moved to Rolla, MO and worked at a Mercy Clinic from 1998-2017. He then went to Mercy’s Lebanon Clinic part time and Jordan Valley part time until 3-2019. He came to JV fulltime. He lives in Rolla, farms and has bee hives.
Brittney Harris, MSW, LMSW
Brittney graduated from Missouri State University with a BSW in 2013 and an MSW in 2015. She became an LCSW in 2019 and is also a Certified Reciprocal Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CRAADC) since 2016. Brittney has been with Jordan Valley in partnership with Preferred Family Healthcare since 2017. Her prior experience includes domestic violence advocacy and education, family treatment court and substance abuse treatment. Brittney currently works with Jordan Valley’s Women’s Health department to provide support for pregnant moms struggling with addictions and other mental health support.
Nastassia Bommel, MD
Dr. Bommel completed her medical training at A.T. Still University- Kirskville College of Osteopathic medicine with a combined Doctorate in Osteopathic Medicine and Master’s of biomedical sciences in 2013. After completing a residency in Pediatrics at Michigan State University, she joined Jordan Valley CHC in 2016.
She believes integration truly is key in providing effective whole-person and family care. In a day to day setting within pediatrics, this may include collaboration with behavioral health, occupation/speech therapy, a dietitian, dental and prenatal providers.
Amanda Derham, MSW, LCSW
Amanda has served in the field of child and adolescent behavioral health since 2002. She earned her Master’s degree in Social Work in 2006, and became licensed as a clinical social worker in 2008. Amanda joined the Jordan Valley in January 2019, with experience in school-based mental health, child/adolescent inpatient psychiatric care, resource development for youth in foster care. Amanda is passionate about serving in an integrated model of care and the ability to treat family systems through a team-based approach. Her particular areas of interest include treating sexual and gender minority youth, bullying prevention and intervention, and parenting education and support.
Dawn Dean, NP
Dawn Dean received her bachelors degree in nursing from Southwest Baptist University and completed her masters degree at Saint Louis University.
This March Dawn will celebrate 9 years at Jordan Valley working primarily in Family Practice. In her free time, Dawn enjoys letting the creative part of her brain loose for all things Interior Design.
Emily Woolf, LCSW
Emily Woolf is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who brings prior experience working with the foster care system, treatment court programs, and providing trauma counseling to crime victims. Woolf joined JVCHC in 2015. She works with medical providers to provide brief consultation services to patients the same day they see their medical provider.
Woolf enjoys facilitating a weekly pain management group and working with students who come to Jordan Valley for their practicum rotations.
Rafael Santiago, MD
Lauren Edwards, MS, LPC
Lauren Edwards is a LPC who brings prior experience working with children and families in the community. Her prior experience included working with adolescent boys and their families who presented with a complexity of behavioral and traumatic histories in a residential setting. Edwards joined JVCHC in 2019 and works with medical providers to provide brief consultation services to patients through Express Care services. Edwards enjoys integrating and individualizing brief interventions specific to trauma-informed care, in means of, providing best practice care to each patient that walks through JVCHC’s doors.
Stephanie Gerlek, MSW, LCSW
Assistant Director of Behavioral Health Integration
Stephanie graduated in 2004 with a BSW, and in 2005 with a MSW. She has been a LCSW since 2008, prior to coming to Jordan Valley in 2015.
She started as a Behavioral Health Consultant (BHC) and became the Assistant Director of Behavioral Health Integration in 2019. After working in the integrated model, she could not imagine going back to working as a therapist in a traditional setting. She enjoys being able to provide immediate interventions to real-time challenges and assist the medical team across the full spectrum of health for a patient, she believes it is rewarding, challenging and a fun experience. .
Christy Wilson, MBA, MHA, CBC
Director of Business Office
Christy Wilson joined Jordan Valley Team as the Director of the Business Office in July 2019. Christy came to Jordan Valley with over 9 years of healthcare experience, including providing oversight to an integrated out-patient Behavioral Health Clinic, along with many other specialties and service lines from 2013 to 2019. She obtained her MBA and MHA from Webster University and obtained her CPC certificate. She has also served on many different advisory boards for different organizations,
Director of Patient and Community Relations
With over 15 years of medical marketing experience, Michael has been with Jordan Valley for over 2 years, providing marketing, communications, media relations and public relation services for the organization, with a Bachelor of Arts degree from William Jewell College. Eaton has worked in the pharmaceutical field as a part of the launch team for Allegra and Cardizem – creating marketing materials, sales support and medical illustrations for patient education and publications.
Director of Business Intelligence
Rob Mooney is the Director of Business Intelligence and Information Technology. Rob has been with Jordan Valley for 13 years after graduating in 2005 with a degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Missouri. Serving in his role afford the Jordan Valley the opportunity to remain on the cutting edge of technology and continue to serve patients as eagerly, effectively and efficiently as possible.
Technology and healthcare have, over the years become intricately interwoven and that advancement is integral in serving our patients.