We enjoy working together as a team and support each other regardless of the role we play at JBT Health & Wellness Center. Competence, humor, care for and interest in you, make for a group of devoted providers and support staff. The members of our support staff are crucial in keeping us flowing and thriving on a daily basis. They are often the first people you will meet at JBT.
PAS/Front Office Staff:
Cindy Lawrence, PAS, Administrative Coordinator
Stephanie O'Dell, PAS
When you contact JBT, you will often reach Cindy or Stephanie who will answer your questions and schedule your appointment with our providers. Both PAS staff are invaluable in their own right, and as a whole, they are an outstanding dynamic and coordinated team. Cindy, our patient access administrative coordinator, has been with JBT for more than 2 decades and has a wealth of knowledge about our clinic's history at OHSU.
Medical Assistant Staff:
Emily Gillam, MA, Primary Care Clinical Supervisor
Jessica Barrett, MA and Bradley Gillett, MA
Jessica and Bradley are an incredibly valuable part of our team on the primary care side of JBT. They are responsible for helping you through your visit, tending to your care while you are seeing one of our providers or getting services directly from them. Emily does a tremendous job keeping our primary care office running smoothly and helping students navigate the OHSU pre-entrance and annual immunization, titers, and tuberculosis screening compliance requirements.
Practice Management Staff:
Lindsey Watts Kinsella, M.Ed., Practice Manager
As JBT's Practice Manager, Lindsey helps to ensure that both the primary care and behavioral health clinics run smoothly for JBT's patients and staff. Her career spans over 10 years working in higher education in areas of academic advising, admissions, and recruiting, now adding university health care to the list. In all of her roles, Lindsey has been an advocate for student health & wellness, promoting the idea that students can only thrive in their academic pursuits if they are healthy and well in mind and body. Lindsey joined the JBT staff in November 2016 and is thrilled to help contribute to the JBT team in their mission to create a safe, affordable and professional environment for OHSU students and postdocs. When she's not practice managing, Lindsey spends her time with her husband and two young boys at local parks, in the Oregon outdoors or at any number of Portland food carts.
Jen Cai, MPH, CHES, Wellness Coordinator
Jen is the Wellness Coordinator for JBT, helping oversee JBT's wellness and outreach efforts. Some areas of her work include supporting students' and postdocs' mental and emotional wellness, suicide prevention, and sexual assault prevention. She has a Master's in Public Health with an emphasis on Health Promotion from the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health and is a Certified Health Education Specialist. Her background includes coordinating health promotion programs at Portland State University, mentoring student staff, and teaching mindfulness and stress management. She is excited to be part of the OHSU community and help students and postdocs have a healthy, successful experience at OHSU.
Primary Care and Integrative Medicine Providers:
Jodi DeMunter, MD, Medical Director
Dr. DeMunter hails from Maryland originally and has many wonderful memories of growing up close to Washington, DC. After college at the University of Michigan and medical school at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, she was thrilled to head to the Pacific Northwest for family medicine residency training at OHSU. For the past decade, she has practiced primary care in Portland at a mission-based clinic, where her interests included family planning, preventive health, quality improvement, transgender health care and behavioral health. She is excited to return to OHSU to bring her passion and dedication to providing excellent primary care for the OHSU students and postdoctoral scholars at JBT. When not at work, she keeps busy raising her three young children, dreaming of summer camping, and practicing the piano.
Lindsay Field, FNP, L.Ac., Integrative Medicine Coordinator
Lindsay is a Family Nurse Practitioner and board certified Acupuncturist. She graduated with a Master’s of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine in 2001. After working in both private practice and at OHSU Integrative Clinic, she knew that she wanted to become a primary care clinician who could weave the strengths of Eastern and Western Medicine into a dynamic, integrative medical practice. Therefore, she went on to complete the Nurse Practitioner Program at OHSU in 2010. She also recently completed University of Arizona’s two-year distance Integrative Medicine Fellowship.
She has particular interest in women’s health, integrative and preventative medicine. When not in clinic, she enjoys spending time with her husband, their two boys and dog Stella.
Melissa Mannke, ANP, WHNP
Melissa Mannke graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a bachelors of nursing degree in 2005. She spent the following 5 years working as a registered nurse on inpatient cardiac units and then went on to graduate school at Columbia University to pursue a career as a nurse practitioner. She specialized as an adult and women's health nurse practitioner and graduated in 2010. Since graduating she has practiced in a private internal medicine practice and student health clinic at Northeastern University in Boston. She is particularly interested in health promotion, disease prevention, and women's health.
Behavioral Health Providers:
Daisy Lembke, PsyD, Behavioral Health Director
Dr. Daisy Lembke earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Pacific University School of Professional Psychology in 2006. As part of her training and professional work, she has worked in many educational settings, conducting psychosocial/ educational assessments and providing therapy. She did her post-doctoral training in the student health center at Reed College. She has also worked as a staff psychologist at the University of Portland and in private practice. Dr. Lembke's areas of clinical focus include anxiety and mood disorders, life transitions, managing emotions, self-esteem, enriching relationships, and reducing stress. She joined the staff of the JBT Health & Wellness Center in May of 2013, and is excited to be part of the OHSU community.
Carrie Milligan, MD
Dr. Milligan earned a BS in biology from the University of Chicago. Following a year of lab work in Hyde Park, the native Hoosier attended Indiana University School of Medicine. She completed residency at the Harvard-Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program at Harvard Medical School and remained on the faculty there for one year—serving as an inpatient attending. Gradually moving west, Dr. Milligan returned to Chicago practicing in a clinic focused on women's mental health and then moved to Portland. Prior to joining the JBT, she spent eight years as an emergency room consultant and providing outpatient care. Her interests include women's mental health, mood and anxiety disorders, psychopharmacology, and cognitive behavioral therapy. She is delighted to have the opportunity to work with students and postdocs in the OHSU community.
Lisa Schimmel, PhD
Dr. Lisa Schimmel earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego in 1994 and did post-doctoral training in a private practice setting, providing ADHD/LD assessment. She also completed a post-doctoral fellowship at The Center for Social Services' AIDS Response Program in San Diego, working with HIV impacted/infected persons, sero-opposite couples, chemically dependent persons, and LGBTQQ individuals and couples. Her clinical focus has included: life/work transitions, anxiety and mood disorders, sexual orientation and gender identity issues, self-development, mindfulness training, and relationship enhancement. In addition to providing therapy, Dr. Schimmel is a clinical consultant to psychology and psychiatry residents and established clinicians. As someone passionate about training and teaching, she has served as a Director of Clinical Training, and as a graduate psychology professor teaching clinical, diagnostic, and cultural competency courses. Dr. Schimmel is the past-Chair of the OPA Ethics Committee, a member of APA Division 44 (LGBTQQ), as well as WPATH. She thoroughly enjoys being a part of the JBT Health & Wellness Center and the OHSU Campus Community.