Shelis Jorgensen, RN, ND, ANP, Medical Director
Joan Friderici, MD
Keith Kehoe, PA
Curtis Harvie, FNP
Curtis was raised in Vermont and graduated with a bachelor in Nursing from Norwich University. He lived in a dry cabin for 4 years and worked in critical care/flight medicine as an RN. In 2012 Curtis finished his Master of Science, Family Nurse Practitioner and Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Indiana State University.
Curtis met his wife and spent a month in New Zealand then relocated to Alaska the summer of 2016, got married at Hatcher’s Pass in the rain, bought a wonderful little home in Willow, and welcomed their amazing daughter a few months later.
Curtis plans to spend the next two years learning about evidence-based complementary and alternative medicine and therapies. In his free time, he enjoys carpentry, kayaking, and extended backpacking trips, walking in the woods, hunting, fishing, and when motivated, long-distance running.
Dianne Maythorne, ANP
Dianne Maythorne is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner who had her training both as an RN and as a nurse practitioner at UAA. Her first job out of NP school was working for SCHC in Willow and she’s happy to be back!
She was born in Washington state but has lived in Alaska since middle school. Currently, she lives in Willow with her husband, three horses, three goats, six chickens, two cats and an intentionally uncounted number of dogs. Her hobbies include reading, podcasting, knitting, spinning her own yarn, and working on getting in better physical shape.
William Frantz, D.M.D., Dental Director
Raised in a small town south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Dr. Frantz attended Washington and Jefferson College, graduating in 1993 with a Bachelors of Science in Biology. At the University of Pittsburgh, he attended the School of Dental Hygiene, receiving his R.D.H in 1996, then continued his education to graduate with his Doctorate of Dental Medicine in 2000. Dr. Frantz’s previous experience as a general dental practice owner and associate is a tremendous asset to SCHC in providing dental health education and care for the families in the community and surrounding areas.
Tyler Mann, DDS
Dr. Tyler Mann attended University of New Mexico, graduating in 2002 with a BA in Biology and then from the University of California Dental School in 2006. He has practiced general dentistry since August 2006. Dr. Mann previously owned 3 dental practices, 2 in Colorado and 1 in New Mexico where he employed 29 people. He enjoys management and coaching a team of employees. Personal interests include the outdoors, hiking, dogs and water or snow skiing. Dr. Mann says, “I am focused on patient care and I enjoy seeing patients of all ages. Some of my favorites are providing dentures and seeing kids. I am excited to be a part of a great clinic and hope to be an asset to the team.
Behavioral Health Providers
Cici Schoenberger, LCSW
Sarah Blanning, LCSW
Deborah Young, LCSW
Deborah is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker; she earned her MSW at the University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration. She has worked in the field of Behavioral Health as a direct service provider, manager and administrator for 25 years. In addition, Deborah has 11 years tenure with the University of Phoenix. During her tenure she served as Adjunct Faculty, Lead Faculty Area Chair for the School of Social Sciences, Title IX Committee Member and Faculty Trainer. She is an aspiring writer, loves cooking, listening to music and watching movies.
Deborah enjoyed working in Talkeetna and Willow for over a year before returning to the continental United States. Deborah now provides telehealth counseling. Patients arrive at Sunshine, check in with the front desk and are taken to a comfortable room with a large television where they engage in counseling with Deborah. Both the patient and Deborah can see and hear each other similar to Skype videoconferencing.
Our Behavioral Health Department is Expanding. LCSW Position Available.
Behavior Health Provider / Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Behavior Health Provider / Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Talkeetna & Willow) – The Behavioral Health Providers at SCHC are considered part of the primary care treatment team. They assist in identifying, triaging and managing patients with medical and behavioral health problems within the primary care setting; and provide more comprehensive and long-term management of patients with complex behavioral health needs. Masters of Social Work from an accredited graduate school of social work or related field from a regionally accredited university required, as well as a current, active license with the State of Alaska as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
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