Louella Van Osdol APRN-Rx
Louella was born and raised in the Philippines and has lived in Hawai'i most of her life. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) at Hawaii Pacific University and her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) at Rush University. Louella can provide services in English, Tagalog and Visayan. When asked what draws her to this line of work, Louella stated:
"I love helping people."
Dr Sarah fox
Sarah was born in Florida but has lived in Hawai'i for over 50 years. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Colorado and obtained her medical degree from the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawai'i. Sarah provides services in English. She is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Addiction Medicine. When asked what draws her to this line of work, Sarah stated:
"I’ve always been drawn to working with people who have mental health challenges. I started volunteering at IHS in the the mid-70’s, eventually attended medical school and chose psychiatry, it was the best fit for me."
Micah David is originally from St. Louis, Missouri but moved to O'ahu in the 1990s. She completed a large part of her schooling at HPU and finished up in St. Louis at Deaconess College of Nursing. Micah provides services in English. She is certified to prescribe Suboxone as well as being certified in ACLS, PALS, & BLS. When asked what draws her to this line of work, Micah stated:
"I wanted to provide the same level of primary care that most people take for granted to a population that generally doesn't have the same opportunities. I am very excited to be here and my that is my goal."
Ty is originally from Georgia. She attended school at Albany State University, obtained her Master's at Troy State University and is currently pursuing her Doctoral degree (DNP) at Yale University. Ty provides services in English, however is very interested in learning ASL. Ty is also a certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), and previously worked as a SANE (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner). When asked what draws her to this line of work, Ty stated:
"I have multiple family members with mental illness, and have been drawn to provide compassionate care for the underserved since I was young. I continue to have a passion for minority and vulnerable population healthcare."