Blue Team Providers

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David Bauman, PsyD

Behavioral Health Education Director – Blue Team

Health is not an absence of symptoms but an engagement in a meaningful, fulfilling life. I am drawn to primary care in order to meet people where they are, and provide behavioral health services to patients that would never seek care in a traditional setting.

Casey Celerian Family Medicine

Allison Breda, DO

Family Medicine – Blue Team

I aspire to always remember the patient as a whole – especially when it comes to human behavior, the importance of motivation and cooperation, and the interconnectedness of mental and physical health.

Kari Hoover - Physician Assistant

Britton Holman, MA

Behavioral Health Intern – Blue Team

Bio coming soon!

Kari Hoover - Physician Assistant

Kari Hoover, PA-C

Physician Assistant – Blue Team

I aspire to continuously improve my knowledge and skills in order to provide the best possible quality of care to my patients.

John Jamora Family Medicine

Carrah James, PhD

Behavioral Health Consultant – Blue Team

I aspire to learn, to listen, to understand, to inspire and to be inspired, to be still and to make good trouble, to be bravely vulnerable, to confront and talk about and do hard things, to honor the people and places.

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Portia Jones, MD, MPH

Family Medicine – Blue Team, Pink Team

I work towards a collaborative, patient-centered care model with my patients, involving the patient in decisions about their health and care. I enjoy taking care of all the members of the family and multiple generations of the same family.

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Melissa McCoy, MD

Family Medicine – Blue Team

Bio coming soon!

Georgia Schafer Medina Family Medicine

Georgia Schafer Medina, MD

Family Medicine – Blue Team

My philosophy of care is to provide patients with holistic care to the best of my ability, so that they are empowered to live rich fulfilling lives. I believe that full spectrum primary care is the cornerstone for health.

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Michael Murray, PsyD, LMFT

Behavioral Health – Connect – Blue Team

My philosophy of care is that the integration model just makes sense. Whole-person treatment is the only logical way to support a healthy life style. I enjoy the collaborative nature of the work and my coworkers are simply awesome.

Chanel Ostrem Family Medicine

Chanel Ostrem, DO

Family Medicine – Blue Team

My goal is to foster partnerships with my patients. I also believe in taking a holistic approach to healthcare. Integrating social, financial, psychological and lifestyle factors as part of viewing the whole person.

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Joel Pearson, MD, MPH

Family Medicine – Blue Team, Pink Team

I share CHCW’s mission of service and education. My special medical interests include full-scope family medicine including inpatient and obstetrics, public health, serving the underserved.

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Julia Robertson, MD

Family Medicine – Blue Team, Pink Team

I have served the Yakima community as a family physician for twenty-seven years. I aspire to continue to serve my patients and the people of Yakima and serve as an advocate and role model for young physicians.

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Emily SHerfield, DO

Family Medicine – Blue Team

Bio coming soon!

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Courtney Shockley, MD

Pediatrics – Blue Team

I love to work with families as a whole, that means integrating behavioral health and social assistance with traditional medicine. I also love to teach! I aspire to improve the health and wellbeing of kids and teens and to empower them to pursue their dreams.

Brent Wilkinson - Family Medicine

Brent Wilkinson, DO

Family Medicine – Blue Team

I believe in the restorative power of genuine patient-provider relationships. By connecting with patients in order to better understand their mental and physical health, positive clinical outcomes become more accessible.

Gillian Zuckerman - Family Medicine

Ningyi Zheng, DO

Family Medicine – Blue Team

In my mind, taking care of a patient involves getting to know someone deeper and building enough trust in order to start peeling back the ‘layers of the onion.’ In other words, I enjoy understanding where a patient is coming from.