Talia Coney, MD

Education:    Clinic: Maryvale

Karen Martinot, DNP, WHNP, IBCLC

Education: Arizona State University Clinic: Maryvale From a young age, I was interested in science and helping people and I knew working in healthcare would be the perfect fit for me. My nursing background taught me the importance of care for patients as a whole and because of that, I was really drawn to Mountain Park and the integrated healthcare … Read More

Cherriee DeShong, WHNP

Board Certified Education: University of Cincinnati Clinic: Maryvale & Goodyear While I was in school, I did a clinical rotation with Joleen Schultz for an entire year at the Goodyear Clinic. I fell in love with the integrated model and the fact that I would be helping people live their healthiest life possible. I also loved the diversity at Mountain … Read More

Kara Larter, NP

Education: Arizona State University Clinic: Maryvale Growing up, my mom suffered from multiple chronic illnesses and my brother had an autoimmune disease, so I learned a lot about health and wellness from a young age. That experience is what made me want to go into healthcare. I did some clinical work at Mountain Park when I was in school and … Read More

Bobby Mickens, NP

Education: University of Missouri Clinic: Baseline Healthcare is in my blood. I was 5 years old when my dad was diagnosed with congestive heart failure. He called me his “little nurse” and I took that job very seriously. Not only did the title stick, but it also became the driving force behind my career. After a long battle, In which … Read More

Lauren Engler, MD

Education: University of Wisconsin Clinic: Baseline I always knew I wanted to be a doctor. I wanted to help people and I love science, so it was a natural fit. At Mountain Park, I’m really happy to be part of a community health center. We have both great providers and patients here. I always try to be down to earth with … Read More

Monique Lin, MD

Board CertifiedOB/GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine Education: Albany Medical College Clinic: Baseline Growing up in Brazil I saw a lot of poverty and how much people struggled to have so little. It was a huge motivator in why I decided to go into medicine. During my time in school, I went through many specialty rotations. No matter how hard I … Read More

Alice Baluha, WHNP

Women’s Health Lead Nurse Practitioner  Board Certified Education Frontier Nursing University Clinic Baseline I love books, so when I was little, I wanted to be a librarian. But when I was 19, I had my first child, and the nurse who worked with me was the most amazing person I’d ever met. That’s when I decided to become a nurse. … Read More

Marneece Williams, MD

Education: Howard University College of Medicine Clinic: Baseline Board Certified Growing up in the Bahamas, I was one of four girls and for as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to be a women’s healthcare provider. When I was just 11 years old, my mom got sick after giving birth and had to go to the hospital. We didn’t … Read More

Tiffany Simpson-Vassall, NP

Board CertifiedEducationArizona State UniversityClinicTempeGrowing up in Tucson, I wanted to be a nurse, because my mom is a nurse. I went to nursing school and did some work in the Women’s Health Department. After a few years, I decided to be a Nurse Practitioner in Women’s Health. When I was a student, I did my internship here at Mountain Park, and then … Read More