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Organizational Leaders

Jaeson Fournier, DC, MPH - CEO
Jaeson FournierDr. Fournier joined West Side as its Chief Executive Officer in late 2009. He has a Master Degree in Public Health and is a Chiropractic Physician by training. Prior to joining West Side, Jaeson led two Community Health Centers, one in Illinois, and another in Michigan. Dr. Fournier also serves as the Board Chair for the first virtual FQHC led Medicaid focused Accountable Care Organization in the country (www.nhcn.org).

Mary Nesvig, MD - Medical Director
Mary NesvigDr. Nesvig is a board-certified family practitioner. She has been the Medical Director at West Side Community Health Services since 1996, and has been associated with the clinic since 1990 when she completed her residency training at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.

Brad McDonnell, DDS - Dental DirectorBrad McDonnell
Dr. Brad McDonnell began volunteering at West Side Community Health Services in 1978. He eventually moved into the role of Dental Director. Brad completed his DDS degree in 1978.

Tracey Miller, MBA, MS - COO
Tracey has over 20 years of experience in nonprofit Tracey Millerhospital service line, ambulatory practice management, and system quality, regulatory, and compliance administration.  She has a background in clinical care as a rehabilitation therapist and holds a M.S. in Speech Language Pathology from Marquette University and a MBA from the University of South Dakota.

Lori Doehne - Chief Financial Officer

Lori has over 21 years of non profit accounting experience.  Her experience includes finance work in   health care, homecare, long term care, humanities, and multidisciplinary organizations.  Her strengths are in budgeting, forecasting, analysis and relaying financial information to management and boards.  Lori received her undergraduate degree from the College of St. Thomas and maintains an inactive CPA.

Program Leadership

Kathleen Culhane-Pera, MD, Associate Medical Director
Kathie Culhane-PeraKathleen A. Culhane-Pera, MD, MA, is Associate Medical Director of West Side Community Health Services, and Medical Director of East Side Family Clinic. Dr. Culhane-Pera obtained her Medical Degree from Michigan State University in 1983, completed her family practice residency at the University of Minnesota in 1986, and completed her Master’s Degree in Anthropology at the University of Minnesota in 1989.

Helene Freint, Program Director, Health Care for the Homeless and HouseCalls
Helene FreintSince 1997, Helene has been the Program Director at West Side Community Health Services’ Health Care for the Homeless and HouseCalls Programs. Her experience includes over 25 years in nonprofit administration and project management. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Minnesota.

Gloria Ferguson, Program Director, Health Start School-Based Clinics
Gloria FergusonGloria Ferguson has worked in perinatal and adolescent health since 1984, first as a health educator, then as the Community Services Director, and currently as the Program Director for Health Start School-Based Health Clinics. Gloria has her Master’s in Public Health from the University of Minnesota.

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