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Responsive Care During a Pandemic: How to Sustain Pediatric Integrated Practice
October 12, 2020

Description:

 

Primary care staff and behavioral health providers working in integrated care settings are up against a slate of novel challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Join the Mid-America MHTTC for Responsive Care During a Pandemic: How to Sustain Pediatric Integrated Practice, a panel discussion among health care workers in our region who have developed strategies for responding to these emergent issues.

 

Speakers:

 

 

Holly Roberts

 

    Holly Roberts, PhD, LP, is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation. Dr. Roberts is a faculty trainer and a member of the Mid-America MHTTC’s integrated care team. Dr. Roberts is the clinic liaison for the Department of Psychology where she leads clinical expansion and maintenance efforts in integrated care across Nebraska. She practices as an integrated care psychologist in the Omaha Children’s Clinic, an integrated pediatric primary care clinic in Omaha, NE. Dr. Roberts has extensive experience facilitating didactic and practical instruction in clinic development as well as utilizing telehealth in clinical practice.

 

Tawnya Meadows

 

    Tawnya Meadows, PhD, BCBA-D, is board certified in behavioral analysis. She completed her graduate school training at Mississippi State University and her internship and postdoc at University of Nebraska Medical Center at the Munroe-Meyer Institute. She joined UNMC’s faculty in 2004 in rural Nebraska before joining Geisinger in 2011. She serves as Director of Pediatric PCBH for Geisinger and is the Central Region clinic lead. In addition, she works in the interdisciplinary sleep clinic alongside pulmonology, gastroenterology, and neurology.

 

Blake Lancaster

 

    Blake Lancaster, PhD, LP, is a pediatric psychologist and clinical assistant professor at Michigan Medicine at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Dr. Lancaster received his PhD in child clinical psychology from Western Michigan University, and completed his internship and post-doctoral training at the Munroe-Meyer Institute at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, where he also served as a junior faculty member from 2008-2012. Dr. Lancaster’s clinical practice focuses on providing behavioral health services in primary care pediatric settings using the integrated behavioral health co-location model.

 

Nicholle Bruhn

 

    Nicholle Bruhn, APRN, CPNP-PC, IBCLC, is a pediatric nurse practitioner at Omaha Children’s Clinic. Bruhn earned her master’s degree in pediatric nursing from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2017. She is also a certified pediatric emergency nurse, a sexual assault nurse examiner, and an international board certified lactation consultant. Bruhn has a passion for caring for children and their families, loves to teach, and believes good communication is the key to success in medicine.

 

Pat Steinhauer

 

    Pat Steinhauer, MD, is a physician at Village Pointe Pediatrics in Omaha. Dr. Steinhauer received his MD from the University of Nebraska Medical Center after completing his residency at Creighton-Nebraska University Health Foundation. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

 

Katie Kottmann

 

    Katie Kottmann, RN, is a triage nurse at Omaha Children’s Clinic. Before joining OCC, she earned bachelor’s degrees in psychology and in nursing, and worked with acute care and surgical patients at Methodist Hospital. Kottmann feels she is able to find a balance using her educational background to assist in the care of her patients both physically and mentally, advocating for the best possible outcomes for everyone.

 

Jaime White

 

    Jaime White is a receptionist at Omaha Children’s Clinic. White’s role revolves around keeping paperwork up to date and scheduling appointments in a way that ensures all patients receive quality care. She is a skilled multitasker who understands that communication and teamwork are essential to proper functioning and safety of all patients and co-workers in these trying times. Passionate about helping others, White recently returned to school and aims to become a nurse.

 

Deidra Cecil

 

    Deidra Cecil is a receptionist at Omaha Children’s Clinic and Certified Medication Aide. As a CMA, she sees much of what goes on at the clinic, from the check-in process to direct patient care. She is conscious of the importance of teamwork in addressing day-to-day needs at the small private practice.

 


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