Jennifer is a Family Practice Nurse Practitioner with a clinical background primarily comprised of orthopedics, wound care, and plastic surgery. She received her associate degree in nursing from Hesston College in 2009. She then went on to earn her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Tabor College, and her Master of Science in Nursing from Maryville University in St. Louis. She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
“I feel blessed to be part of the amazing team at Health Ministries. I love that I can provide holistic care to our community at the same organization that I trust with my own family’s healthcare. As a provider there is no greater honor than to be trusted with your, or your family’s, health care needs.”
Laurie is a Family Nurse Practitioner, Board Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Laurie earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from Saint Mary of the Plains College in Wichita, Kansas and earned a Master of Science in Nursing Degree from Wichita State University. She has worked in a variety of health care settings including surgery, hospital, clinics, urgent care, rural health, and specialty clinic settings. Laurie will be practicing primarily at the HMC Halstead location.
“I am very excited to begin practicing with HMC and appreciate all the healthcare services that are available to our patients. In addition, Halstead is a wonderful setting and I look forward to building relationships in that community.”
Lindsey has served as a Family Practice Nurse Practitioner in Newton and the surrounding communities for the last 7 years. Prior to being a Nurse Practitioner, she was a registered nurse in Labor and Delivery in Wichita for 6 years. She was also a CNA in the hospital and a long-term care facility in high school and nursing school.
She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Bethel College in Newton and her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Frontier University in Kentucky. She is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
“I love family practice medicine because it allows me to serve and build long-term relationships with patients and families. I focus on education to allow patients to be informed partners in their healthcare decisions. I appreciate the values and mission of this Community Health Center and am grateful to continue to serve this community.”
Diane Newth has worked as a Family Nurse Practitioner after graduating from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska with a Master of Science degree in 2004. Her experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner includes working in a Family Practice/Rural Health setting, Women’s Health Clinic, Urgent Care Clinic, as well as the Emergency Room. She is an American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner.
Diane has had a wide variety of healthcare experiences including labor and delivery, surgical, cardiac rehabilitation, urology, as well as in the ER. As a Certified Diabetes Educator, she has a passion for educating and encouraging her patients who require chronic disease management.
“I am humbled and honored to have the opportunity to join the provider team at Health Ministries Clinic. I look forward to working with patients of all ages, and their families, that have entrusted me with their health care needs.”
Mandy has been in the medical field for over 15 years. She began her medical career as a CNA at Larksfield Place Nursing Home in Wichita before joining the team on the Oncology Unit at Via-Christi St. Francis. Zogleman graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Newman University and started her career as an RN in the Trauma/Surgical ICU at St. Francis Hospital.
She graduated with her Master of Science in Nursing from Walden University and is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. In her career as a Nurse Practitioner, she has practiced in Neurology and Trauma.
“I have always enjoyed the puzzle of medicine. Unfortunately, sometimes solving that puzzle can be inaccessible and unaffordable. I chose Health Ministries because the care and resources they offer focus on the whole person without discrimination of socioeconomic or financial status. I am very honored to be working in the Halstead Clinic, serving the needs of the community”.
Lisa has a blended practice that incorporates both Family Practice and Psychiatric care.
Lisa received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Kansas Wesleyan in 2007 and her Master of Science in Nursing (FNP) from Ft. Hays University in 2014. Additionally, after spending 7 years as an APRN in a family practice setting, she continued her education to obtain her Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate from Liberty University. Lisa is Board Certified in Family Practice by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and for Psychiatric Mental Health board certification by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
“I was drawn to work at a clinic that valued treating the whole person. I love being able to work in a setting that allows me to seamlessly treat both the mind and the body. In addition, I love the small town feel of this community and am honored to be able to serve.”
Elizabeth has a longstanding history of commitment and service to the Newton and Harvey County community. She previously worked at Via Christi Clinic in Newton as well as other area clinics prior to joining Health Ministries.
She began in the healthcare field as a Registered Nurse earning her Associates Degree at Butler Community College. She worked at Wesley Medical Center as an RN prior to completing the Physician Assistant program at Wichita State University. She is board certified by the National Committee on Certification of Physician Assistants.
“I am honored and grateful to continue my journey as a healthcare provider at Health Ministries Clinic. I treasure the faith-based focus of medicine and seek to provide excellent medical care with an emphasis on the physical, psychological, and spiritual/emotional needs of each individual. It is a privilege to be entrusted with your health care.”
Dr. Nisly graduated from the University of Kansas School of Medicine and completed her residency with UKSM-Wesley Family Medicine. She later worked at United Methodist Urban Ministries (GraceMed) in Wichita, Kansas. Dr. Nisly then went on to establish and serve at a clinic in rural El Salvador for 28 years. This clinic specialized in serving the rural poor citizens following a civil war which transitioned into common crime and then into gang warfare.
“One of the great privileges of especially faith-based medicine is that many patients trust us with deep relationship. I hope to honor that trust with integrity of medical decision-making, interpersonal honor, and humility.”
Dr. Lanza studied medicine at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. After graduating and completing his residency through USAF Scott Medical Center, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, Dr. Lanza practiced medicine both abroad and throughout the United States as a family physician and also as an ER physician. He has spent the last 14 years practicing as a family physician at Alyeska Family Medicine, Inc. in Anchorage, Alaska.
“I believe that I was called to be a physician from a very early age. I was specifically drawn to family medicine because I would be able to take care of patients of all ages and build long lasting relationships. I look forward to practicing at HMC because it is an environment where I
can take care of the whole person, body, mind and spirit.”
Dawn’s clinical background includes work in both urgent and acute care settings. Her professional interests lie in providing comprehensive family medicine.
She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Wichita State University and her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Walden University. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner and licensed in the state of Kansas as a Nurse Practitioner.
“I feel connected with the heart of family practice and primary care. I value being able to establish a relationship with my patients and provide continuity of care. In addition, I feel privileged to be a part of the Health Ministries Clinic family and work in a setting that aligns with my faith and my passion.”