Sandi holds a Master of Social Work from Portland State University in Portland, Oregon and a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Montana in Missoula, Montana. Sandri has over 10 years of experience providing case management, therapy, dual diagnosis groups, facilitating access to appropriate resources, assisting veterans with discharges needs and plans, development of comprehensive treatment plans, collaborating with medical and mental health providers, performing assessments, crisis intervention, lead youth anger management groups and linking patients with community resources. She has specialized training in Strengthening Families, Moral Recognition Therapy for Correctional Counseling and A&D 12 Step Facilitation Therapy. Sandri provides Behavioral Health Services in our Canby Clinic.
Kristine holds a Doctor of Medicine from Oregon Health Sciences University, earned a BA in Psychology from the University of Oregon and completed her Residency in Family Medicine at Natividad Medical Center in Salinas, California. Prior to joining NHC Kristine was a family physician for Outside In, an urban Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serving a high percentage of homeless patients dealing with mental health and addiction issues. Kristine has been providing Family Medicine/Primary Care services to patients since 2001 working in community health clinics and FQHCs in Oregon and California. In her personal time Kristine enjoys spending time with her husband and two young daughters, running, cooking and traveling.
Robert C. Lusk, MD, FACP, is NHC’s Chief Medical Officer. Robert holds a Doctor of Medicine from University of Texas Medical Branch and a BS in Biophysical and Biochemical Sciences from the University of Houston. He did his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch Affiliated Hospitals and held a Fellowship in Infectious Disease at Oregon Health and Sciences University. Robert has over 30 years of experience, most recently as Affiliate Associate Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Oregon Health and Science University. He has been an associate program director, infectious disease subspecialist, director of inpatient teaching, hospitalist and consultant throughout his medical career. Robert has held memberships on numerous hospital boards and committees most recently as Chairperson for the Providence Portland Medical Center Department of Medicine and Cascade AIDS Project Executive Committee.
In addition to his practice, Robert has years of community service in Oregon including Northwest Medical Teams International, Our House of Portland, Willamette Valley Hospice, Oregon Speak Out Project, Oregon Repertory Singers, and Mid-Oregon Aids Support Services.
Uche holds a Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Colorado, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Denver, Colorado, and a Bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of Benin, School of Pharmacy in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. Uche has over 10 years of experience providing culturally sensitive pharmaceutical care to underserved and high risk patients. She is currently involved in standardizing medication reconciliation processes, providing recommendations for optimal use of medications to clinic providers and collaborative drug therapy management of disease conditions like diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia and tobacco use disorder. In her spare time she enjoys running and hiking with her family. She provides clinical pharmacy services in our Milwaukie and Canby Clinics.