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, CNPHealth Partners Free Clinic
Brittney Eshelman, FNPHealth Partners Free Clinic
Dr. J. BurkhardtPrimary Care Upper Valley/Kettering Physician Network
Dr. CritchleyPrimary Care Upper Valley/Kettering Physician Network
Chris Garber, CNPPrimary Care Upper Valley
Dr. R. HayworthUpper Valley Physical Medicine and Rehab
Dr. L. RavikumarUpper 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.