Meet The Leadership

Brooks Miller

President / CEO

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, Brooks relocated to Springfield to serve as the President and CEO of JVCHC.

Matthew Stinson, MD 
VP of Medical &

Health Services 

A Family Medicine physician, Dr. Stinson graduated from St. Louis University in 2001. Dr. Stinson has been at the forefront with
incorporating behavioral health services within the primary care model of care and program development addressing the opioid epidemic, especially in the area of maternal opioid use and prenatal care. He has also presented throughout the state regarding Adverse 
Childhood Experiences (ACE’s) and Medication Assisted Treatment 
(MAT) implementation.

Barbara Wachtel-Nash, Psy. D

Director of Behavioral Health


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 Chicago, IL

Emily Woolf, MSW, LCSW

Behavioral Health Consultant

Stephanie Gerlek, MSW, LCSW
Behavioral Health Consultant

Emily Woolf, LCSW

Behavioral Health Consultant

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.

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.

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