Our Doctors & Nurse Practitioners
LaDonna Barnes-Lark M.D.
Dr. Barnes-Lark received her M.D. from Wright State University. She has an undergraduate degree in Biology from University of Cincinnati. She completed her residency at Miami Valley Hospital and Children’s Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio in 1995. Dr. Barnes-Lark has practiced out of the Charles Drew Health Center since 1996. "It's funny how things come full circle," says Dr. Barnes-Lark. "I grew up a few blocks from here, and many of my patients are people I've known my whole life. Nothing is circumstance. My path's direction led me here." Dr. Barnes-Lark has also worked as a Clinical Instructor at Wright State University for Internal Medicine and Pediatrics since 1997.
Rajindra Bhat M.D.
Dr. Bhat received his M.D. from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi India. He completed an Internal Medicine residency in 1977 and Cardiology Fellowship in 1981 from the AIIMS. He also completed a second Internal Medicine residency at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio in 1997. Dr. Bhat practiced as a consultant Cardiologist from 1981 through 1995. Dr. Bhat has practiced primary care internal medicine at Vogel Health Center and the Charles Drew Health Center since 1997.
Edward Clack, D.O.
Dr. Clack received his undergraduate in biology from University of Central Florida and his D.O. from A.T. Still University - School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona. Dr. Clack completed his residency training in Family Medicine at Grandview Hospital and now serves as a faculty member of the Family Medicine residency program. Dr. Clack is board certified in Family Medicine. His special interests include osteopathic manipulation, pediatrics, family health and community medicine.
Kristi Coker, AGNP-C
Ms. Coker graduated from Wright State University with her Bachelors degree in nursing, and then obtained her Masters degree as an Adult and Gerontological Nurse Practitioner from the University of Cincinnati graduate school of nursing. She is an adjunct nursing faculty member at Wright State University. She is board certified in adult and geriatric health by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, gardening, and being outdoors.
Micah Davis, D.O.
Dr. Micah Davis is an Ohio native who graduated with her medical degree from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Athens, OH. She completed her residency training in Family Medicine at Grandview Hospital and has been a faculty member of the residency program since 2005. Some of her interests include family time, reading and the beach.
Suzann Franer, D.O.
Dr. Franer received her D.O. degree from the Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed her Family Practice residency at Grandview Hospital in Dayton, Ohio in 1994. Dr. Franer has practiced out of the Corwin Nixon Health Center since 1998.
Elaine Gaglione, M.D.
Dr. Gaglione has been practicing Internal Medicine for 24 years in her hometown, Dayton Ohio. She attended the Ohio State University College of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine Residency at the Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. In 1990, she returned to Dayton to join her father, H.C. Knoll M.D. at the practice he started in 1961 and continued with him through 2012. She is looking forward to caring for adults at the Alex Central Health Center. She enjoys gardening, cooking, and spending time with her family.
Jessica Gallagher, M.D.
Dr. Gallagher graduated from the Ohio State University’s undergraduate program for biology. She graduated from the Ohio State University College of Medicine with her MD. She trained at the St. Elizabeth Family Medicine Residency Program and the Clinton Memorial Residency Program. She has been practicing in Dayton since then in various locations. She enjoys family time and crafting in spare time.
Cherise Harmeyer, N.P.
Ms. Harmeyer graduated from a diploma nursing program in 1985. She completed her education at the University of Cincinnati receiving her undergraduate degree in 2011 and her Master's degree from their Family Practice Nurse Practitioner Program in 2013. She is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Nicklaus J. Hess, D.O.
Dr. Hess grew up in Springboro, OH. He attended Muskingum University for his undergraduate studies and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology with minors in chemistry and music. He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Hess completed his residency training in Family Medicine at Grandview Medical Center. He currently serves as Family Medicine Key Faculty and Ohio University Assistant Dean at Grandview. His professional interests include medical education, osteopathic manipulation, integrative medicine, and health policy. In his free time, he enjoys playing saxophone in local area ensembles.
Julia Lamb, M.D.
Dr. Julie Lamb received her M.D. from the University of Cincinnati in 2009. She received an undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Dayton in 2005. She completed her pediatric residency in 2012 at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC. During her residency, she was in the primary care track and was involved in expanding advocacy education to her fellow residents. She enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
Katherine Lambes, M.D.
Dr. Lambes is a native Daytonian who received her undergraduate and M.D. degrees from Wright State University in 2004. In 2008, she completed her residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine and then became an Assistant Professor for the Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency program. Dr. Lambes enjoys playing the flute, hiking, fishing and reading on the beach
Adrienne Lee, M.D.
Dr. Lee was raised in Columbus, Ohio and received her undergraduate and M.D. degrees from Ohio State University. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at Children's Medical Center of Dayton through Wright State University School of Medicine in 2010 and is a board certified pediatrician. She lived and worked in Harrisburg, PA before returning home to Ohio. She enjoys running, hiking, practicing her Spanish, travel, and food of all kinds.
Gary LeRoy, M.D.
Dr. LeRoy is a native Daytonian who graduated from Wright State University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in family practice at Miami Valley Hospital, where he served as chief resident during his tenure. Dr. LeRoy also completed a primary care faculty development fellowship at Michigan State University in East Lansing. Dr. LeRoy is Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Admissions and is an associate professor of Family Medicine at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine. He has practiced out of East Dayton Health Center since 1988. Active in the community, Dr. LeRoy has served on the Board of Trustees for Miami Valley Academy of Family Physicians, Miami Valley Hospital, Hospice of Dayton, Reach Out of Montgomery County, Dayton Gem Special Needs Center, Wright State University Alumni Association and is currently the Chairman of the Chair of the Dayton Foundation's Board.
Hannah Moore, MS, ANP-BC, RN-BC
Hannah received her Bachelor of Science with Honors from The Ohio State University in 2007. She then went on to obtain a Master of Science in Molecular Biochemistry from The Ohio State University in 2009. In 2012, Hannah earned her Master of Science in Nursing with a specialization in Adult Health, also from OSU. She is board certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner through the ANCC. Prior to joining East Dayton Health Center in 2017, Hannah worked at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio for 4 years as a hospitalist nurse practitioner. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, cooking and being active.
Matthew Noordsij-Jones, M.D.
Dr. "NJ" received his M.D. from Medical College of Wisconsin. He recently completed his Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency at Wright State University. NJ has a B.S. in biochemistry and genetics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. While there, he served as a research assistant for UW Hospitals in the area of pediatric infectious disease, studying osis. Following his undergraduate career, he worked in Boston as a biochemical analyst. Med-peds intrigues NJ because he enjoys the complexity of medicine as well as the personal aspect of pediatrics. In his spare time, NJ enjoys running, rowing, and gardening/landscaping. He also won two gold medals, a silver, and a bronze in the Rowing National Championship.
Bruce A. Pasch, M.D., FAAP
Dr. Pasch received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Wittenberg University in 1973 and his MD at Ohio State University in 1976. He completed his residency in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit and then went into general pediatric practice in his home town of Toledo, Ohio. After twelve years of general pediatrics, he pursued his interest in behavioral pediatrics studying at the Center for Development and Learning at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He became board certified in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics in 2004 and specialized in treating children and adolescents with ADHD, learning disorders and autism spectrum disorders at Children’s Safe Harbor in Toledo before moving to the Dayton area. Before working for the Community Health Centers of Greater Dayton, he served as Chief Pediatrician for the Public Health Department of Dayton and Montgomery County.
His hobbies/interest include golf, following OSU football, playing with grandchildren and being with family, gardening, traveling, and home remodeling projects.
Joe Ramsey, Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Joe received her Nursing diploma from St. John’s Hospital in Tulsa, OK. She joined the United States Air Force and attended the School of Health Care Sciences, in Wichita Falls, TX, where she received her formal training as a Family Health Nurse Practitioner and preceptorship at David Grant Medical Center, Travis AFB, CA in 1975. She retired from military service in 1990 and worked at East Dayton Health Center until 2009.
Anna Roetker, M.D.
Dr. Roetker received her M.D. from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
She has an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Miami University. She completed her residency at University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio in 2004.
Dr. Roetker joined Community Health Centers of Greater Dayton in 2015 serving as Medical Director. She practices out of the Charles Drew Health Center.
James A. Schoen, D.O.
Dr. Schoen is a native of Dayton. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Dayton and received a Master’s degree in Anatomy from Wright State University prior to entering medical school. Dr. Schoen received his medical degree from Midwestern University: AZCOM and served as an undergraduate fellow of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine during his training. Dr. Schoen completed his residency training in Family Medicine at Grandview Hospital and became the program director in 2007. His special interests include osteopathic manipulation, sports medicine, and community health.
Naquida Taylor, D.D.S.
Dr. Naquida Taylor has a bachelor's degree in psychology from New York University and a D.D.S. (Doctor of Dental Surgery) degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Following dental school, Dr. Taylor completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency at Lutheran Medical Center in New York. Upon completing her residency she began treating patients in community health. In 2013 she taught clinical dentistry to senior dental students from Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health's-AT Stills University. In 2014 she joined the clinical faculty of Lutheran Medical Center teaching AEGD residents in Lima, OH. Dr. Taylor continued to practice dentistry full-time while teaching.
She has worked in private practice and has participated in two international dental missions. Dr. Taylor uses her extensive experience to provide the highest quality dental care in a gentle, compassionate manner.
She enjoys traveling, hiking and reading.
Emily Treffinger, Certified Nurse Practitioner
Ms. Treffinger has been a Nurse Practitioner since 2004. She completed combat medic training with the US Army in 1994. She graduated from Cedarville University with her undergraduate degree in nursing, and obtained her Masters degree in pediatrics from Wright State. Her post-Masters program in adult care was completed at Ball State University. She is adjunct nursing faculty at Cedarville University. Her certifications in pediatrics and mental health are through the PNCB, and she is board certified in adult care through the ANCC. Her hobbies include cycling, spending time with family, and singing along with the radio.
Richard Allen Turner, M.D., FAAP
Dr. Turner received his MD from Wright State University. He completed his residency in Pediatrics from the Wright State University Combined Pediatric Residency Program. His undergraduate degree in Psychology is from California State University at Los Angeles where he also played four years of tennis. Dr. Turner is board certified in Pediatrics and has practiced Pediatrics in the public healthcare setting for the past four years. HIs hobbies are varied and include sports, photography, playing cards and chess, but most of all time with family and friends.
Kelly L. Welsh, MSN, BSN, BA, RN, NP-C, CCD
Kelly received her MSN degree from the University of Cincinnati, subsequently earning her Family Nurse Practitioner board certification from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners AANP in 2013. Kelly obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Bowling Green State University in 1997. She later earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 2008 from Wright State University. She then spent five years as a registered nurse specializing in Labor and Delivery and Special Care Nursery at Southview Hospital before returning for her Master’s degree. Kelly spent her first year as a practitioner in Rheumatology and spent significant time increasing her knowledge base through the American College of Rheumatology ACR Advanced Rheumatology course modules. She also obtained certification in clinical densitometry CCD through the International Society for Clinical Densitometry ISCD. Kelly enjoys spending time with her husband and three children and loves attending the University of Dayton Flyers Men’s Basketball games.
Timothy Jason Zigler, D.D.S.
Dr. Zigler received his D.D.S. from the Indiana University School of Dentistry in 2012. He also received his Masters in Physiology from Ball State University in 2008 and an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in 1994. Dr. Zigler has practiced in Indianapolis and Muncie, Indiana since 2012. Dr. Zigler grew up with a fear of going to the dentist, so he makes every effort to alleviate patient fears and anxieties by communicating with patients and their families about their particular dental needs. He enjoys camping, fishing, hiking, and cycling with his wife and son.