Without volunteers Health Partners Free Clinic would not exist. In addition to the medical staff and board of directors listed below, there are many individuals who give of their time and skills to support the daily activities of the Clinic. Administrative, planning, lawn care, building maintenance and patient assistance are just a few of the ways our volunteers serve the community.

Meet our Medical Staff


Joann Barhorst, CNP Health Partners Free Clinic
Brittney Eshelman, FNP Health Partners Free Clinic
Dr. J. Burkhardt Primary Care Upper Valley/Kettering Physician Network
Dr. Critchley Primary Care Upper Valley/Kettering Physician Network
Chris Garber, CNP Primary Care Upper Valley
Dr. R. Hayworth Upper Valley Physical Medicine and Rehab
Dr. L. Ravikumar Upper Valley Family Medicine


The Board of Directors

The Health Partners Free Clinic Board of Directors is a volunteer board; they receive no compensation for the many hours of work they provide the organization.

Ray Nichols, President

Keith Achor, Vice President

Nate Counts, Treasurer

Bob Schlemmer, Secretary

Dr. James S. Burkhardt, Medical Director

Thom Baker

Mindy Black

Kara Foster

Susan Walker-Hemm

Tim Reed

Cathy Oda

Diana Sweigart

Holly Hall

Dr. Peter Nims

We presently have over 40 regular volunteers who offer other types of services to our patients: administrative, facility maintenance, community outreach, and more.At whatever level you would like to serve, we need you..contact us today. We promise to honor your commitment of time, energy and expertise.