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Ashley Bryson, MD
Dr. Bryson is a native of Eugene and earned her undergraduate degree at The University of Oregon. She then went on to medical school at Oregon Health and Science University. She is board certified in Family Medicine. She spent 8 years as a rural family doctor performing full-spectrum care not only treating patients in the clinic but also delivering babies in the birth center and caring for them in the hospital. Her passions include women's health, prenatal and non-surgical obstetric care, preventive medicine and chronic disease management. Outside of work, Dr. Bryson enjoys spending time with her family and enjoys going to concerts.
Paul Bilder, MD
Dr. Bilder attended Union College in New York for his undergraduate Bachelors of Science degree, then went on to attend medical school at Albany Medical School, also in New York. He completed a three year residency in Internal Medicine, and completed two fellowship trainings; the first in Cardiology and the second in Pulmonary and Intensive Care. When not seeing patients Dr. Bilder enjoys everything Lacrosse, spending time on his ranch in Oakland, and playing with his grandchildren.
Sebastian Brunning, PA-C
Sebastian is a Board-Certified Physician Assistant. An Oregon native, he attended the University of Oregon for his undergrad work, earning a Bachelor of Science in Human Physiology and minoring in Biology. Sebastian then attended Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Utah where he earned a Master of Physician Assistant Studies. When not seeing patients, Sebastian enjoys spending time hiking and being in the wilderness.
Michelle Kaplan, MD
Dr. Kaplan attended University of Judaism for her undergraduate degree in Bioethics, and Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California for medical school. She is board certified in both Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine. When not seeing patients she enjoys crocheting, singing, and spending time with her family.
Francis “Jerry” Kovac, FNP
Jerry is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Jerry completed his Masters of Science in Nursing from Austin Peay State University in Tennessee. He is an Adjunct Faculty Member at Tennessee State, and taught at both Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Skyline Medical Center. He has years of experience as a Family Nurse Practitioner and has a special interest in Gender Affirming Care and LGBTQ2+ Medicine. Jerry is working on his Doctorate in Nursing and volunteers at HIV Alliance. When not working Jerry enjoys spending time with his husband exploring the Pacific Northwest.
Geoff L’Heureux, PharmD, AAHIVP
Geoff earned his PharmD with Honors at the University of Montana and is a credentialed specialist with the American Academy of HIV Medicine. He is also an Oregon licensed pharmacy preceptor. He has extensive experience managing chronic health conditions and medications and believes each patient is a person, rich with their own unique experiences. When not working he enjoys training for and competing in Ironman competitions.
Karrie Patterson, PA-C
Karrie is a Board Certified Physician Assistant. An Oregon native, she attended Oregon State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science. She then attended Idaho State University where she completed her Master of Physician Assistant Studies. She returned to rural Lane County to care for the community she grew up in, and now joins the team at G-Street. Karrie sees patients from birth to seniors. When not seeing patients she enjoys spending time with her husband and their three children. She loves watching her children play sports and spending time outdoors introducing her kids to the beauty of Oregon.
Chelsea Tang, PA-C
Chelsea was born and raised in Eugene, and grew up participating in competitive gymnastics, attending OSU, where she competed at the college level and graduated with a degree in Exercise and Sports Science. She earned her Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies at the Pacific in Sacramento, CA. When not working she enjoys spending time with her husband and labradoodle, Jax.
Eric Allard, PA-C
Eric attended Oregon State University for his undergraduate education. Prior to pursuing his graduate studies as a physician assistant, he worked as an EMT in Salem for 5 years and as a CNA in the ICU for 1 year. Upon completion of the Physician Assistant program at Idaho State University, he returned home to Oregon and is happy to be able to practice medicine in his home state. Eric emphasizes a holistic approach to care that focuses on each person’s unique needs and enjoys caring for individuals of all ages. Outside of the office, he enjoys cooking, cycling, hiking, and working on crafting the perfect cup of coffee.
Sarah Bastida, FNP
Sarah began her medical career as a birth doula, working in both the hospital and home birth settings. Then worked in the Emergency Department for 7 years as an RN. After her time spent in the ER she wanted to transition into medicine that addresses the whole person and became a Nurse Practitioner. In her spare time she enjoys being outside backpacking, hiking, biking, and camping.
Anna "Annie" Hancock, PA-C
Annie is a Board-Certified Physician Assistant. An Oregon native, she attended Lewis and Clark College where she earned a Bachelor of Art in Biology, then attended Idaho State University to complete her Master’s of Physician Assistant Studies. When not seeing patients, Annie enjoys spending time with her boyfriend and exploring Oregon.
Erik Gurule-Long, DC
Erik became a massage therapist in 2011 specializing in therapeutic deep tissue massage. In 2016, he received his doctorate in Chiropractic medicine also from University of Western States in Portland Oregon. Erik utilizes a variety of techniques to evaluate and treat patients including: Drop table, Activator, manual adjustments for spine and extremities, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, myofascial trigger point therapy, deep tissue massage, and myofascial release, as well as rehabilitative exercise programs. In his down time Erik enjoys disc golf, camping, and tabletop roleplaying games.
Sara "Betsy" Gaffney
Betsy Gaffney is a Licensed and Registered Occupational Therapist. She moved to Oregon after completing her Master of Health Sciences in Occupational Therapy at Augusta University in Georgia. As an OT, she has worked with every population from start to end of life and believes that every person deserves to enjoy activities that are important to them regardless of physical ability. When not seeing clients, Betsy enjoys renovating her Airstream with her partner, spending time with their dog, and learning new creative skills.
Philip Williams, MD
Dr. Williams is Board Certified in Internal Medicine as well as Psychiatry. He attended Oklahoma Christian University of Science and Arts in Oklahoma City for undergraduate work, where he majored in biochemistry and liberal studies. He went on to attend the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, also in Oklahoma City. He completed an internal medicine residency and practiced as an internal medicine physician for eight years before returning to school, this time attending Yale University to complete his psychiatric residency. He then attended UCSD to become a fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Philips takes a special interest in caring for the underprivileged in our community. He does not accept outside referrals, keeping his patient base in the integrated model at G Street. When not working he enjoys gardening, movies, and travel.
Joseph Beal, LPC, QMHP-C
Joseph Beal is a Licensed Professional Counselor under the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists and earned a Master's Degree in clinical counseling from Bushnell University. He has spent the past five years working with Lane County's underserved populations and enjoys supporting clients in gaining a life worth living. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family.
Alysha Green, QMHP-R
Alysha Green has a Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Bushnell University. She holds her QMHP-R under the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists. Most of Alysha’s experience has been working with mental health disorders such as schizophrenia, PTSD, and in therapy groups. Outside of work Alysha enjoys exploring the coast with her teenage son, looking for blown glass balls on the beaches of Lincoln city, and exploring new restaurants and shops. Alysha also loves baking and specializes in both savory and sweet breads.
Amber Jensen, QMHP-R, CADC I
Amber Jensen has a Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Phoenix and holds her QMHP as well as a CADC certifications. Most of Amber's experience has been working with people with trauma backgrounds and co-occurring disorders. Outside of work, Amber enjoys anything that combines adrenaline with the outdoors. She enjoys climbing, rappelling, zip lining, white water rafting, and riding motorcycles. She has four children and two grandbabies, who make her world much more complete.
Tawnya Severe, QMHP-R
Tawnya Severe is a Clinical Social Worker Associate under the Oregon Board of Licensed Social Workers and earned a Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Southern California. She has been using her counseling skills and compassionate client care for nearly 5 years and enjoys working with a variety of client populations. Outside of work Tawnya enjoys volunteering and promoting mental health and well-being at local youth organizations. Her favorite past-times are making greeting cards, spending time with her fur babies, and zoom visits with her 2 children and 4 grandchildren in California.
Jodi Hecht, QMHA
Jodi Hecht is a Qualified Mental Health Associate. She attended the University of Oregon to earn her Bachelor of Science in Sociology. Jodi has many years of experience in human services and is known to be kind, empathetic, and patient. Jodi takes a person-centered approach to every interaction and takes pride in helping others reach their goals. When not seeing patients, Jodi enjoys spending time with her family, traveling to the coast, hiking, weight lifting, and watching/playing sports.
Isabella Stretch-Mendoza, QMHA-R
Isabella Stretch-Mendoza is a Registered Qualified Mental Health Associate. She has worked in support of mental well being for eight years and worked with clients of all ages. She believes all feelings are valid and that every creature brings value to the world. Those who know her describe her as empathetic and a good listener. When not with patients, she appreciates time in the wilderness, visiting with loved ones, and meeting new dog friends.
Substance Use Counseling
Genick Chavez, CADC II
Genick Chavez is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. With 17 years of sobriety as a recovering addict, he brings invaluable experience and dedication to his work. He feels privileged to be in this line of work where he can continue making a positive difference, and witness the profound impact of reuniting families and helping individuals transform their lives. When not working Genick teaches boxing and kickboxing and has competed in combat sports.
Krysta Matsen, CADC I
Krysta Matsen is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor with an Associated Degree from LCC and 5 years of experience in the field. She is passionate about promoting a healthy balanced life and actively contributes to the addiction community. Krysta aims to inspire hope and guide others towards balance and wholeness. For self-care, she finds solace in "Wind Therapy" on motorcycles and enjoys spending time with family, cooking, music, and outdoor adventures.