Kimberly McElroy Jones, PhD is Executive Director of the MICI-AHEC, System Director in Clinical Excellence. Kimberly has strong credentials, strong relationships in central Indiana and a deep personal and professional understanding of the AHEC mission. Kimberly earned her bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership and Supervision from Purdue University in 2001 and a master’s degree in Adult Education from Indiana University-Indianapolis in 2004. She earned her Doctoral Degree in Organization and Management from Capella University in 2009. Prior to joining the MICI-AHEC, she was employed by Clarian Health as a clinical education specialist for the Pharmacy Technician Program.
Kathy Evoy is the Senior Administrative Assistant for MICI-AHEC at St.Vincent Health. Kathy joined MICI-AHEC in April 2012; however, she brings a wealth of institutional knowledge as she has worked in the St.Vincent system since 2008 as a Senior Administrative Assistant for the Executive Director of the St.Vincent Foundation. Kathy is a graduate of Indiana Business College, now Harrison College, and has over 30 years of work experience as an Executive Secretary in the property-casualty insurance field.Kathy is looking forward to providing support to the associates of the Metropolitan Indianapolis Central Indiana AHEC.
Miriam Pappas is an Outreach Coordinator for MICI-AHEC at St.Vincent Health. Miriam has served in the healthcare industry for more than fifteen years. Miriam earned her Bachelor of Science degree in recreational therapy from Temple University. Her career has focused on healthcare management and maintaining the highest level quality of care for those served. Prior to joining St.Vincent Health, Miriam worked as a contract employee to the Indiana State Department of Health and Human Services - Family and Social Services Division where she worked to serve those on the Medicaid Waiver Program. Miriam managed the Indiana staff employees and coordinated quality control services to ensure valid and reliable assessments be completed on consumers receiving services. Among other experiences, Miriam led as a dual department director in a long-term care setting. Miriam oversaw all departmental needs for both departments served relating to hiring, managing, staffing, and maintaining policy and procedures. Miriam has a passion to see that all people receive quality health services. She has seen firsthand through personal family experience what a difference a high level of quality of care can make in an individual life. Miriam believes strongly in the mission guided by the core values held at St.Vincent Health. Joining St.Vincent Health is a natural path for Miriam to follow to continue her efforts in meeting healthcare needs while paying special attention to the poor and vulnerable.
Erica Young MPH. Erica is the Site Coordinator for MICI-AHEC at St.Vincent Health. Erica is an Indianapolis native and a graduate of Indiana University Bloomington, School of HPER. After earning her Bachelors degree she shortly returned to IUPUI to receive her Masters of Public Health. Erica is passionate about health care especially underserved and underprivileged populations. While completing her Master’s degree she worked at an underserved elementary school within the greater Indianapolis area for 2 years with children who needed and desired to understand their school work more, while focusing on implementing programs to better serve this population. Erica also interned at Riley Hospital for Children in their Automotive Safety Department. She was very interested in car seat safety and how to increase awareness on preventing fatal vehicular crashes among children. She is very excited about her new opportunity to work with the MICI-AHEC program concentrating on the Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) in order to increase resources needed for more minorities to enter into the health care field. As a Site Coordinator Erica is responsible for collaborating with other HCOP coordinators in implementing and developing educational tools to effectively enhance grant recruitment for minority students to pursue a career in health care.
David McGuire, Jr. David is an Outreach Coordinator for MICI-AHEC at St.Vincent Health. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Central State University in English/Pre Law in 2010. He is currently earning his Master’s of Business Administration with a concentration in Applied Management from Indiana Wesleyan University. He began his professional career working in the Special Education Department at Pike High School. He is involved in a mentoring program at Pike High School, Young Men of Purpose, where he serves as a Mentor to the young men in the program. In his new role with MICI-AHEC, David will serve as an Outreach Coordinator. His responsibilities include coordinating and implementing Kids into Health Careers Program and designing program activities for the Health Careers Opportunity Program. He is extremely excited about his new role working with students and helping them with their future career endeavors in the health profession. A goal of his is helping disadvantaged students maximize their educational potential.
Traci Adams-Wilson is an Outreach Coordinator with MICI-AHEC. She received her undergraduate degree from Dillard University and a master’s degree from the University of New Orleans. She started her professional career as an academic advisor at IUPUI and was a pioneer advisor in the University College Learning Communities Program. Prior to joining MICI-AHEC she served as the diversity officer at Indiana University School of Dentistry where she recruited and retained underrepresented minority students. It was during that time that she partnered with MICI-AHEC to develop Dental Summer Institute which is a program designed to increase awareness of dental professions to minority students. As Outreach Coordinator, Traci will work with Pike High School students and Ivy Tech Community College. Program participants will engage in a variety of activities designed to increase their awareness of healthcare careers while taking college courses at Ivy Tech Community College. Participants will be eligible for certification in Patient Access after completing the program.
Angela Dumas, B.S. is a Healthcare Career Counselor for St. Vincent Health. She is a graduate of IUPUI, with a Bachelor’s in General Studies from Indiana University and a Human Resource Management Certificate from Purdue University. She previously worked as a STEM Advisor for IUPUI, where she was responsible for recruiting and promoting the STEMworks Indiana grant. Angela was also in charge of all communication between Indianapolis Career Centers, Indianapolis high schools, and various high schools in surrounding counties of Marion County. She has a passion for working on career pathways for youth and adults, job placement, and long term case management. The majority of Angela’s professional career was spent at Roche Diagnostics, where she worked in a variety of positions including Customer Service, Credit Specialist, Orientation Trainer for all Roche new hires, and Career Pathways Developer and Trainer. It was her time at Roche that cultivated her passion for community outreach, and eventually led her to this exciting new opportunity with St. Vincent Health.
Leeza Fazioli, MSW, LSW is a Healthcare Career Counselor for MICI-AHEC of St. Vincent Health and is stationed at the WorkOne North Office. Leeza comes to the St. Vincent team from a social work background where she has mostly worked to serve homeless veterans with psychiatric illness and English as a second language (ESL) learners. Most recently Leeza worked as a Behavioral Therapist for at-risk youth at an Indianapolis charter school.Leeza is a graduate of the Master of Social Work (MSW) program from Indiana University and also holds a B.A. in Telecommunications (2008). Before entering graduate school Leeza worked as a Brand Ambassador and Product Specialist representing brands for experiential marketing groups with national mobile media tours.
Kyle [pronounced Kee-Lee] Inez Cole is a Healthcare Careers Advisor for MICI-AHEC of St. Vincent Health. She is stationed at WorkOne Express in College Park. Before joining MICI-AHEC, Kyle was Operations Supervisor at Wishard Hospital’s Department of Pharmacy Services, responsible for training and leading and managing pharmacy technicians. She also was an assistant at a not-for-profit social service agency. Kyle has an adult vocational education background, and is an advisor to the Board of Directors of Vocational College of America. She has both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Management from Indiana Wesleyan University, and is a nationally-certified Pharmaceutical Technician.
Nancy Dauby is a Healthcare Career Advisor with MICI-AHEC at St.Vincent Health. Her position is affiliated with the WorkOne Express office at College Park. Most recently, Nancy was Assistant Director of Admission/Transfer Coordinator for the University of Southern Indiana with her office onsite at Ivy Tech Community College in Evansville where she advised Ivy Tech students throughout the state who planned to transfer to USI. Nancy is an experienced corporate trainer, and she is also a licensed K-12 technology teacher. In addition, she teaches adult computer literacy classes. Nancy has earned a Bachelor of Science in Education with a Computer Technology minor and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Southern Indiana. She has been a speaker at local, state, and regional events and conferences on various higher education and career development topics.
Stephanie Wofford is the Outreach Coordinator with MICI-AHEC at St. Vincent Health. Stephanie has worked for St. Vincent Health since March 2010, most recently as a Healthcare Career Advisor. Stephanie has worked in the healthcare field for the last 10 years with a focus on volunteerism, fundraising, and guest/patient relations. She has a passion for working with the underserved populations, serving as a mentor to at risk youth, and an advisor to IUPUI students through Wishard Health Services. Stephanie served on the Board of Directors for the Indiana Society of Directors of Volunteer Services and has strong ties to the non-profit/volunteer community. Stephanie obtained a B.A. in Communications from Indiana University in 2002 and a Master’s of Science in Management from Indiana Wesleyan University in 2006.
Susan Jaeger is a Healthcare Career Advisor with MICI-AHEC at St.Vincent Health. Her position is affiliated with the WorkOne Express office at College Park. Most recently, Susan was a Clinical Research Recruiter for a Fortune 500 Global Search and Staffing company. She also comes to us with over a decade of grant funded research experience, primarily in the mental health arena which focused on survey research and longitudinal data collection. Susan obtained a B.A. in Sociology from Indiana University (IU) and a Master of Public Health, Behavioral Health Science concentration from the IU School of Medicine.
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