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Welcome Pamela Mir, MD!

Family Health Care (FHC) is comprised of a team of individuals who understand the meaning of “service” and strive to provide care to those in the community who need it most. That’s why FHC is pleased to announce the addition of Pamela Mir, MD, to its team in Cadillac.

Dr. Mir has over 15 years as both an inpatient and outpatient physician; including 12 years of providing service to underserved populations. She enjoys interacting with her patients while helping solve their problems and educating them on how to achieve their best health.

“I am excited to join a team of health providers who are passionate about providing quality care to their patients,” said Dr. Mir. “Getting to know my patients is a priority to help them live a happy and healthy life.”

Dr. Mir completed her Doctor of Medicine at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI, and her Internal Medicine and Pediatric Residency at the University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor.

FHC continually focuses on meeting the needs of its communities by growing and expanding services to provide rural residents and visitors to the area with quality, affordable access to behavioral health, medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, laboratory and radiology services close to where they live, work and play.

Dr. Mir will provide primary medical care services at FHC’s Cadillac office located at 520 Cobb Street. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Mir or another provider, call (231) 775-6521.

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New Dental Provider Joins Baldwin Office

Family Health Care (FHC) understands the importance of maintaining good oral hygiene and how it can affect a person’s overall health. That’s why FHC is pleased to announce that Dr. Akosua Mensah has joined its dental team in Baldwin!

Dr. Mensah completed her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Loyola University in Baltimore, MD, and her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry in Baltimore, MD.

Growing up in Ghana, West Africa, Dr. Mensah has firsthand experience with rural, underserved populations. She enjoys the hands-on nature of dentistry and looks forward to creating lasting relationships with her patients.

“I am excited to help meet the dental needs of the Baldwin community,” said Dr. Mensah. “Dental care is essential to good health and I hope to help educate the community about the importance of good oral hygiene.”

From cleanings to restorations, dentures and everything in between, FHC’s board certified dentists are prepared to help patients achieve a healthy smile for all ages.

Dr. Mensah will provide dental care at FHC’s office located at 1615 Michigan Avenue in Baldwin. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Mensah or another provider, call (231) 745-2736.

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Welcome Amanda Barton, FNP!

Family Health Care (FHC) is committed to increasing access to care for its communities. That’s why FHC is pleased to announce Amanda Barton, DNP, FNP, RN, has joined its team to provide compassionate care to families in Cadillac and McBain.

Amanda is excited to provide care to her neighbors, family and friends in the area she now calls home. She completed her Masters of Science in Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania School Nursing in Philadelphia, and her Doctor of Nursing Practice at Rush University in Chicago.

With over 15 years of experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner in Michigan, Amanda knows the importance of making a personal connection with her patients to provide the best care possible.

“I am excited to provide care to northern Michigan families,” said Amanda. “I look forward to working with the providers in Cadillac and McBain to help every patient be as healthy as they choose to be.”

FHC continually focuses on meeting the needs of its communities by growing and expanding services to provide rural residents and visitors to the area with quality, affordable access to behavioral health, medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, laboratory and radiology services close to where they live, work and play.

Amanda will provide primary medical care services at the Cadillac and McBain locations. To schedule an appointment with Amanda or another provider, call (231) 775-6521.

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Area Schools Welcome Shannon Sobczak!

Family Health Care (FHC) is committed to helping students be the best they can every day. That’s why FHC is pleased to announce Shannon Sobczak, LLMSW, has joined its team to work with children in Baldwin Community Schools and Pine River Area Schools.

Shannon is excited to utilize her training and skills to help children experiencing a variety of issues from mental health to eating disorders. She completed her Bachelor of Health Services Administration from Baker College in Cadillac, MI, and her Master’s in Social Work from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI.

A military veteran, Shannon brings a wealth of experience to FHC, working most recently with other veterans and their families at the VA Clinic in Cadillac to help with conditions such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, depression and substance abuse. She has also volunteered as a youth leader at the Cadillac Christian Reformed Church for over seven years.

“I am excited for the opportunity to work with our youth at Baldwin and Pine River,” said Shannon. “I look forward to helping each child discover who they are and prepare them for their future.”

FHC continually focuses on meeting the needs of its communities by growing and expanding services to provide rural residents and visitors to the area with quality, affordable access to behavioral health, medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, laboratory and radiology services close to where they live, work and play.

Shannon will provide behavioral health services at the Child and Adolescent Health Center located in Baldwin Elementary School, and will have an office at Pine River Area Schools. For more information visit familyhealthcare.org.

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Family Health Care Names New Chief of Pharmacy

Family Health Care (FHC) is pleased to announce Lisa Dysard, Clinical Pharmacy Director at FHC, has accepted the position of Chief of Pharmacy.

Lisa has been with FHC since 2011. She joined the organization as a Pharmacist and was promoted to the position of Clinical Pharmacy Director in 2016.  Lisa obtained her Doctorate of Pharmacy from Ferris State University.

“I am excited to have the opportunity to provide leadership and direction for comprehensive pharmacy services at Family Health Care,” said Lisa. “I look forward to continuing to work closely with staff and executive leadership focusing on integrated care throughout all FHC services, and engaging in program development to provide innovative approaches to serve our patients best.”

During her time at FHC, Lisa has been integral in implementing programs such as MedSync, multidose packing, continuing education for staff, pharmacist vaccinations and smoking cessation. As an Adjunct Professor at Ferris State University, she supervises College of Pharmacy interns and staff pharmacist duties. Lisa also lends her time to multiple committees assisting with quality, clinical standardization and credentialing.

“It has been wonderful to watch Lisa grow with our organization during the last seven years,” says Kathy Sather, President & CEO of FHC. “Lisa has brought a wealth of knowledge and ideas to continually help us provide the best possible care for our patients and community. I look forward to seeing what she will accomplish in her new position.”

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