Providers

 
Interim Medical Director Priti Pathak, MD
 
Dr. Priti Pathak, has worked with Ingham Community Health Centers since 2000. Dr. Pathak received a Bachelor of Science degree (magna-cum-laude) from C.C.R.D. College, Meerut, India, and a Medical School MBBS (magna-cum-laude) from LLRM Medical College, Meerut, India, with honors in Physiology, Biochemistry, and Forensic Medicine. Dr. Pathak's post graduate training includes Resident OB/GYN at LLRM Medical College, Meerut, India, Clinical Assistant OB/GYN at the University if Ghent, Belgium, Senior Registrar OB/GYN at MCKR and Gangaram Hospital, and Senior Registrar OB/GYN Safdargang Hospital, New Delhi, India. Her medical career includes appointments as Consultant OB/GYN at Asir Central Hospital, Abha General Hospital, King Saud University, Abha, Saudi Arabia; Resident Family Medicine at Oklahoma University, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Family Physician at Family Medicine Center, Birch Run, MI, Clinical Instructor in Family Medicine at Michigan State University, and Staff Physician at Health Delivery, Inc., Community Center, Saginaw, MI. Additionally, Dr. Pathak served on the trauma team for the Oklahoma City bombings. She currently serves the community as a Staff Physician at River Oak Community Health Center. She enjoys working with diabetes, hypertension. nutrition, smoking cessation, weight management, depression, anxiety and health promotion. Dr. Pathak assumed the position of Interim Medical Director for Ingham Community Health Centers on June 10, 2019.

Dr. Stephen Pittel, DDS, Dental Director, received a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Detroit.  He is a Lt. Colonel of the Michigan Air National Guard and the Dental Service Commander, 127th Wing. Dr. Pittel provides direct patient care and oversees all dental services within the Ingham Community Health Centers and Ingham County Jail, together with school-age and community-based oral health programs.   

Suzanne Sellinger, RDH, has been working with Ingham County since November 2014. She is a Registered Dental Hygienist at the Forest Community Dental Services, mainly servicing patients through the Mobile Dental Center. She graduated from Lansing Community College in 2014 with a degree in Applied Science - Dental Hygiene.

Erin Gates, LMSW, has worked within the Cedar Pediatric Community Health Center since 2013. Erin earned her Clinical Master of Social Work from Michigan State University in 2012 and her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Grand Valley State University in 2001. Erin enjoys meeting with parents regarding concerns with their child's development or behavior, providing short-term pediatric counseling and assisting families in creating goals to improve health while working closely with the pediatricians at Cedar Pediatric Community Health Center.

Jordan Larsen, LMSW,is a Behavioral Health Consultant at the Forest Community Health Center. Serving under the Ryan White Program, she works primarily with people living with HIV and is a LGBTQ+ affirming therapist. After graduating from Michigan State University with a Master of Social Work degree in 2016, she began her career at Community Mental Health Authority of Clinton, Eaton, Ingham working primarily with families in a home-based setting. She began working at the Forest Community Health Center in 2019, specializing in depression, anxiety, trauma informed practice, grief and loss, and pregnancy and parenting.

Kelly Yarger, LMSW, is a Behavioral Health Consultant at the Cedar Pediatrics Community Health Center. After graduating from Michigan State University with a Master of Social Work degree in 2005, she began her career at Families Forward at CEI-Community Mental Health. She worker in their Family Guidance Services program for 9 years. In 2014, she began working with the families at Cedar Pediatrics Community Health Center as a Behavioral Heath Consultant specializing in child, adolescent and family therapy, grief and loss, ADHD, depression and anxiety.

Breton Blair,  has worked with Ingham Community Health Centers since April, 2015. Breton attended Georgetown University for his education. He is a provider at the Sexton Health Center and specializes in Family and Adolescent care.

Dr. Melvin Cherry
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 has worked with Ingham Community Health Centers since 2006. Dr. Cherry received his education at Wayne State University and is a provider at Cedar Community Health Center-Adult Health. Dr. Cherry specializes in primary care.

S. Hope Dundas, PA-C,
has worked with Ingham Community Health Centers since 2015. Hope holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of Michigan and a Masters Degree in Bio Medical Sciences from the University of Toledo College of Medicine. Hope is a provider at Eastern Health Center and specializes in obstetrics and gynecology, family practice, sexual and reproductive health, LGBTQ and transgender health, HIV/AIDS, mental health, medical ethics and socioeconomic causes of health disparities.

Maureen Frankovich, PA-C
, has worked with Ingham Community Health Centers since February, 2015. Maureen holds a Bachelor Degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences from Michigan State University and a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from Central Michigan University. Maureen is a provider at the Birch Health Center and specializes in Family Practice.

Gina Gaudet, MSN, NP-C
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has worked with Ingham Community Health Centers since August, 2010. Gina is a provider at Willow Health Center and specializes in adolescent health, asthma and preventative medicine. 

Dr. Peter G. Gulick,
 has worked with Ingham Community Health Centers since 2007. Dr. Gulick received his education at Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and is a provider at Cedar Community Health Center- Adult Health/ Infectious Diseases. Dr. Gulick specializes in HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C.

Christina McMillan,  has worked with Ingham Community Health Centers since November, 2015. Christina is a provider at Cedar Community Health Center-Women's Health and specializes in Women's Health.

Carol Salisbury, has worked with Ingham Community Health Centers since 2007. Carol attended Michigan State University where she received her education to be a Family Nurse Practitioner. Carol is a provider at Cedar Community Health Center-Adult Health and specializes in HIV, Hepatitis, Diabetes, Hypertension, Health Promotion and Prevention.

Dr. Luis Valle, has worked with Ingham Community Health Centers since 2013. Dr. Valle is a provider at Birch Health Center and specializes in (Habla Espanol) Family Medicine.

Angela Lower,
PA-C received her Bachelor's degree from Hope College in Holland, Michigan. She went on to receive her Master's of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Central Michigan University. She has been practicing since 2004 with the primary background of Family Medicine, She also has many years of experience working Urgent Care. Angela sub-specialized in Plastic Surgery for a few years working primarily with the hand surgeons who do elective and reconstructive hand surgery. During that time she certified in Wound Care and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy and served as a panel member of the St. Lawrence Wound Clinic. Angela is now part of the ICHD team doing Family Medicine.