All of Highland Medical Center will be closed on Monday, February 19th.

Closed for President’s Day 2-19-24

All of Highland Medical Center will be closed on Monday, February 19th.
Meet the BH Providers Dr. Resa Noe-Norman, PMHNP Resa Noe-Norman is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) currently residing in Tennessee. She completed her Master of Science in Mental Health Nursing at the UT in Knoxville, TN then went on to attend Walden University in Minneapolis, Minnesota where she received a Doctor of Nursing degree. Resa would describe herself as a clinician who is neutral, calm, and laid back. She believes in unconditional positive regard which is simply showing complete support and acceptance of a person no matter what they say or do. Resa was raised in a rural community and moved back home to serve the same areas. In her free time, Resa enjoys working out, tumbling, and spending time with her husband, daughter and family. Resa has a few pets which include 7 bunnies, 2 chihuahuas, 1 Labmaraner and fish. Kristee Barker, LCSW Kristee is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has 11 years of experience working as a behavioral health therapist. Kristee lived in Staunton, VA from 2 016-2 019, and feels very lucky to have discovered Highland County and HMC then. She worked at HMC for 3 years and fell in love with the county and the people. Kristee and her family began a military nomadic lifestyle when her husband commissioned in the Army as an officer, Kristee stayed on with HMC as a telehealth therapist until 2021. Kristee has experience working with clients struggling with depression, anxiety, addiction, family issues, and grief and loss. She specializes in the treatment of PTSD and trauma utilizing EMDR. Kristee has experience working with ages 9 and older. Kristee is very excited to rejoin the HMC team and serve the people of Highland County as a telehealth therapist working remotely from her home in San Antonio, Texas.

Meet the BH Providers

Dr. Resa Noe-Norman, PMHNP Resa Noe-Norman is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) currently residing in Tennessee. She completed her Master of Science in Mental Health Nursing at the UT in Knoxville, TN then went on to attend Walden University in Minneapolis, Minnesota where she received a Doctor of Nursing degree. Resa would describe … Continued
MEET THE NUTRITIONIST Cindy Maerz, RD, CDCES Cindy is a registered dietitian and diabetes educator who received her BS in Food Science from Utah State University and her Master of Education in Nutrition and Dietetics from UNC Greensboro. She has spent her career working in community health, diabetes education, and in family practice settings teaching nutrition to people of all ages. "Healthy eating is not a one-size-fits-all situation. I enjoy meeting people where they are in life and helping them nourish a healthier relationship with food that fits with their lifestyle, priorities, and health situations. And I also love talking about food all day!" A recent newcomer to Highland County, Cindy enjoys spending time exploring new places, hiking with her family, DIY projects and being taken on long walks by her dog Luna. Cindy provides nutrition education, health, and nutrition related goal setting tailored to meet your individual needs. Services Cindy Provides Nutrition Counseling to help manage • Chronic Kidney Disease • Obesity • Hypertension • High Cholesterol • Food Allergies • Childhood Feeding Issues Diabetes Education Topics: • Healthy Eating • Diabetes Problem Solving • Being Active • Taking Medications • Blood Sugar Monitoring • Diabetes Tech

Meet the Nutritionist

MEET THE NUTRITIONIST Cindy Maerz, RD, CDCES Cindy is a registered dietitian and diabetes educator who received her BS in Food Science from Utah State University and her Master of Education in Nutrition and Dietetics from UNC Greensboro. She has spent her career working in community health, diabetes education, and in family practice settings teaching … Continued
Don’t Wait to Vaccinate cancer.org/hpv Highland Medical Center DID YOU KNOW… The American Cancer Society recommends that boys and girls get vaccinated against HPV between the ages of 9 and 12 to help prevent six types of cancer later in life. Age Matters When you vaccinate your child on time, you help protect them from HPV cancers. HPV vaccination works best when given before age 13. Vaccination at the recommended ages will prevent more cancers than vaccination at older ages. Cancer Prevention Decreases as Age at Vaccination Increases On Time Ages 9-12 2 Doses 6-12 months apart Late Ages 13-14 2 Doses 6-12 months apart Late – Extra Dose Ages 15-26 3 Doses 1st dose at visit one 2nd dose 1-2 months later 3rd dose 6 months after 1st dose This tool was supported in part by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Cooperative Agreement Number NH23IP000953-03.

Don’t Wait to Vaccinate

There are Less than 2 weeks to enter our drawing for a $20 Amazon gift card! Every child (age 9+) who receives an HPV vaccine at HMC between now and December 31, 2023 will be entered into the drawing. (Winners will be selected randomly after the new year)   Click Here to get a PDF … Continued
The staff of Highland Medical Center pauses to remember, celebrate, and honor The lives of our loved ones who have passed This year. Clyde Johnson Elizabeth Buchert Trenton "Tiny" Varner Avernell "Bebe" Hiner John Burke James Swecker Michael Veasey Barbara Simmons Helen Leach Thomas Warner Olie "Bard" Warner Gaynelle Siron Vivian Walsh William Rule, Jr. Carlton Hul Nancy White Cherie Robertson John Whitecotton Carl "CW" Hammer Peggy Shuttleworth Hazel Jerrett Lee Lunora Doyle Johanna Hargreaves Carol Rule Stephen "Ricky Bobby" Myers Garland S. Dever Becky Liptrap Tom Wilson Barbara Verdoni Richard Thompson John Doores Olin "Shorty" Waybright W. Ballard Preston, Jr. Gary Mitchell Helen McCune Mary Ellen Gutshall Garry Smith Martha Varner Stephen Propst Richard Dean James "Nick" Mason Tabatha Avis HIGHLAND MEDICAL CENTER HMC thanks Obaugh Funeral Home for their generous sponsorship.

Honoring Those Who Have Passed This Year 2023 🕯

🕯 The staff of Highland Medical Center pauses to remember, celebrate, and honor The lives of our loved ones who have passed This year. 🕯  Clyde Johnson Elizabeth Buchert Trenton “Tiny” Varner Avernell “Bebe” Hiner John Burke James Swecker Michael Veasey Barbara Simmons Helen Leach Thomas Warner Olie “Bard” Warner Gaynelle Siron Vivian Walsh William … Continued
Meet the HMC Dental Department (from right to left) Meagan Neil, RDH Meagan is a registered dental hygienist who received her degree from WVU Tech in 2007. Meagan is a lifelong resident of Highland County. "I am ready to deliver compassionate, high quality dental care to the communities HMC serves." Meagan enjoys spending time with her husband Timmy and children Hensley and Lane. Dan Sudimack, DDS Dan Sudimack is a general family dentist who received his Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from Texas A&M University and ultimately received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2010. Dr. Sudimack chose to focus his dental career on community health and has served the communities of Texas over the last 13 years. "I am honored to be a member of your community, and I look forward to meeting each and every one of my new neighbors in Highland and her surrounding counties." Dr. Sudimack resides with his fur family in McDowell, VA. Spends time with his dog and cats. Plays guitar and enjoys the great outdoors. Shelly Roberts, RDH Shelly is a registered dental hygienist who received her degree from Bridgemont Community and Technical College in 2011 . She has been serving patients in Highland and Bath Counties ever since. "I am so glad to come back home to HMC." Shelly enjoys volunteering her dental talents to underinsured patients through RAM and spending time with her 3 beautiful children. Lauren Rose Dental Assistant Stephanie Hull Dental Assistant Tyler Johnson Dental Assistant Emily Smith Dental Eligibility HMC❖ Caring for the health of the Highlands Call 540-468-6400 To Schedule

Meet the HMC Dental Department

Meet the HMC Dental Department (from right to left) Meagan Neil, RDH Meagan is a registered dental hygienist who received her degree from WVU Tech in 2007. Meagan is a lifelong resident of Highland County. “I am ready to deliver compassionate, high quality dental care to the communities HMC serves.” Meagan enjoys spending time with … Continued
Highland Medical Center Holiday Hours Wednesday, December 13 8:00am—12:00pm Friday, December 22 8:00am—12:00pm Monday, December 25 CLOSED Monday, January 1 CLOSED

Holiday Hours 2023

Highland Medical Center Holiday Hours Wednesday, December 13                  8:00am—12:00pm Friday, December 22                           8:00am—12:00pm Monday, December 25                               CLOSED Monday, January 1                                    CLOSED

RSV: When It’s More Than Just a Cold

Almost all children get respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) at least once before they are 2 years old. For most healthy children, RSV is like a cold. But some children get very sick with RSV. If you are the parent of a baby or young child, you may have questions about RSV and how to prevent … Continued
COVID Vaccine Clinic Monday, October 30, 2023 Highland Medical Center Call to Schedule 540-468-6400

COVID Vaccine Clinic 10-30-23

COVID Vaccine Clinic Monday, October 30, 2023 Call to Schedule 540-468-6400

Halloween Pumpkin Contest 2023 Voting

🎃 This year the pumpkin decorating theme was “Farm Animals”! Please visit the following link to Vote for your favorite! (if you have voted in person there is no need to vote again) Images are below, and at the link.  🎃  https://forms.gle/RvzTgtEkvzumGjUL8 Update 10-31-23: Voting has concluded, the Winner was #3 with 50 votes! Update 10-24-23: Updated … Continued
WE ARE HIRING POSITIONS AVAILABLE: • Family Practice Provider MD, DO, or FNP • Licensed Counselor LCSW or LPC • Dental Support Staff; Dental Assistant, Dental Eligibility • Pharmacy Technician HIGHLAND MEDICAL CENTER www.ourhmc.org

We Are Hiring!

HMC is looking for highly compassionate and empathetic team players to provide exceptional care to clients in our unique demographic. Working at HMC allows providers to connect with patients and expand their breadth of experience, often performing procedures and specialty care that they may not have practiced working for a larger health center. To see … Continued

Family Nurse Practitioner Position Available

Family Nurse Practitioner   Highland Medical Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center, is looking for a certified FNP to join our primary care team to provide high-quality treatment to patients of all ages in our Federally Qualified Health Center.  We offer primary care, dental, behavioral health care, physical therapy and have a full-service retail pharmacy … Continued