Michelle Shinham studied Biology and pre-med courses at the University of Florida. She then attended Barry University’s Physician Assistant program where she earned a Masters of Clinical Medical Science degree. Also while at Barry University, Michelle was given an award for medical research analysis. She is a nationally certified PA by the NCCPA and is also a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She enjoys working in women’s healthcare because she believes that women, especially mothers, deserve more time to focus on their own health and well-being. She tries to make the office visit a pleasant, helpful, and educational experience.
Sara West studied nursing at Santa FE College in Gainesville, FL and became a licensed Registered Nurse. She was employed by UF Health Shands in Gainesville, FL and worked as an Intensive Care Registered Nurse in the Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit. Sara West is a native of Ocala, Florida and transitioned to a surgical nurse for a local ambulatory surgery center. While working as a registered nurse, she obtained a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in nursing through the University of West Florida. She is a nationally certified APRN specializing in Family Practice certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She is passionate about her local community and women’s health and believes that every woman, especially mothers deserve a safe place to focus on their overall health and well-being. She seeks to establish a trusting, caring relationship with her patients and approach their health needs with compassion and current evidence based practice protocols.
Janea Thaler earned a Bachelor’s (2015) and Master’s of Science (2019) degree in Nursing at University of South Florida in Tampa, FL. Prior to working in women’s health, she was a family nurse practitioner in the Primary Care setting. She is nationally certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in 2019. She is dedicated to empowering women to take an active role in their health care. She believes that educating patients and empowering them through knowledge is a way to improve their quality of life and understanding of their bodies. She strives to provide quality care by actively listening to patients and incorporating their input into their treatment plans, she realizes that all patients are different and require tailored care to their specific needs. When not at work she enjoys traveling and trying new foods, being active outdoors, and exercising.