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Havilah Brodhead, FNP
Family Nurse Practitioner, Chief Medical Officer, CEO

Havilah Brodhead, FNP is a board-certified family care nurse practitioner (FNP), with training in functional medicine and integrative medicine through the School of Applied Functional Medicine, the Institute of Functional Medicine, and the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine. In Oregon, as in many states, FNPs work independently of a physician with a similar scope of practice. FNPs can diagnose, prescribe, do small-office procedures, make referrals, and function as a primary care provider. FNPs are trained to provide care to all ages.

Havilah grew up in rural Rocky Mountains of Gunnison, Colorado, at over 7, 700 ft elevation. She graduated from her hometown university, Western State, in 2008, with honors magna cum laude, in Spanish & pre-med . It was in the Rocky Mountain playground she cultivated her love for mountain biking and skiing.

 

Havilah began her journey in healthcare in 2008 with a Master's degree in Nursing & Clinical Nurse Leadership from California State University. Her thesis explored the blending of complimentary & alternative medicine with traditional/conventional medicine.

Focusing in acute care, she worked for the next several years in emergency medicine and intensive care at hospitals such as OHSU in Portland, Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City & Park City, and St. Luke's Medical Center in Denver. 

While working on her Acute Care and Family Nurse Practitioner degree from Colorado State University, Havilah worked as a bilingual RN for Boulder County Public Health, where she provided home visits for prenatal, postpartum, and pediatric care to high-need/high-risk families.

Upon completing her nurse practitioner degree in 2014, Havilah & her husband moved to Bend to be closer to family (and the mountain biking). She has since practiced primary care and urgent care/walk-in care for La Pine Community Health Center & St. Charles, as well as PRN for Deschutes Onsite Clinic, Oregon Youth Challenge, and Viva Gyn Women's Health. 

She is excited to have more time with her patients, provide more holistically-centered care, and offer functional medicine!

Her greatest joy is spending time with her two little daughters and husband.

Havilah is licensed in Oregon and Washington and can care for residents of both. Virtual visits for WA and Oregon patients are also available. Patients of any state are always invited to come to our clinic in Bend for an in-person visit with Havilah for Functional Medicine. Havilah Is accepting new patients for a limited time.

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Jeremy Brodhead, FNP 
Family Nurse Practitioner

Jeremy grew up in Pennsylvania, however his love for the outdoors drew him to the western US, finally landing in Bend with Havilah and his two young daughters.

His first degree is from Penn State in biochemistry and molecular biology. Before becoming an NP, he worked in genetics (in Singapore!), then realized he truly wanted to work with people, not in a lab. Thus, he went back for further education to become an RN at DeSales University in PA. Jeremy worked as a lead charge nurse for several years in cardiac and respiratory ICU in Salt Lake City, UT and Boulder, CO. Finally, he returned once again for a third degree as an acute care/family nurse practitioner at University of Colorado. He has additionally taken continuing medical education credits in functional medicine and men's health. Before joining us at Hearthside, Jeremy worked at St Charles Family Care for five years. 

Jeremy is a jack of all trades functioning as CEO, provider, chief medical officer in charge of care quality and standards, IT and system optimization, and much more. He is taking new patients for general primary care, weight loss, men's health, and sports performance. 

In his free time he can be seen training and racing mountain bikes for the Hearthside Medicine Cycling Team in an effort to help spread the word of Hearthside Medicine to our community.

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We are what we eat and what we do!  Many of our ailments or health concerns stem from these two things and yet these are what define us as a person.  Jeremy is passionate about working with patients to slowly change their life habits to a more sustainable and healthy style!  In addition, Jeremy's passion is caring for acute problems, men's health, injuries, sports medicine, fasting, and orthopedics.

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Marie Mency, FNP
Family Nurse Practitioner

Marie grew up in Big Bear Lake California and recently moved to beautiful Bend Oregon with her family. She attended the University of Loma Linda, where she obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in nursing. She began working in a Level 1 trauma center as a pediatric intensive care nurse. She then attended Azusa Pacific where she graduated with high honors with her master’s degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

Marie has worked in various settings as a nurse practitioner including urgent care and women’s health. She is trained to provide care to all ages but is passionate about women’s health and hormone replacement therapy. Marie compassionately cares for her patients and their wellbeing. She strives to build a relationship between patient and provider in a comfortable setting.

 

Marie strives on incorporating both alternative and progressive approaches to medicine. She values the perspective of a holistic approach and treating mind, body and soul. Marie is very enthusiastic about joining Hearthside medicine. She specializes in bioidentical hormones hormones/menopause, fertility, pediatrics, women's health, and transgender health while also providing full scope family primary care for all your health needs. 

 

Marie is currently studying integrative medicine and is building her knowledge of functional medicine. She appreciates Functional/ Integrative Medicine as a means to provide her patients with more holistic options for care.

In her free time, Marie likes to hike and spend time outdoors. Her favorite thing to do is spend time with her two young daughters and husband.

Marie is licensed in California and Oregon and can see patients virtually or in person at our Bend clinic. 

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Beth Buchanan,
MS, NTM, FMCHC
Functional Nutritionist and Health Coach 

A native of the Pacific Northwest, Beth grew up with a love for playing outdoors and eating fresh, locally grown foods. But for years she dealt with digestive issues she thought were normal.  In 2008, after earning her master's in Exercise Physiology, she met a Functional Nutrition Therapist who gave her answers to these health problems and changed her life. 

 

This experience ignited a passion to dive deeper into lifestyle medicine and more specifically the role of food as medicine. She spent 11 years teaching elementary Physical Education and always incorporated food and lifestyle support with her students and loved watching them thrive with this information.   

In working in the fitness industry it became more and more apparent that movement was really only half the picture.  In order to make a lasting change, nutrition and lifestyle must come together for optimal health.  Beth chose to pursue Functional Nutrition Therapy for its origin in Functional Medicine and the way it supports the body as a holistic unit using food, movement, sleep, lifestyle, and stress resiliency.  

 

"A teacher at heart, I thrive on helping my patients understand the nature of their condition and how daily lifestyle choices, to include nutrition and movement and stress resiliency are within their reach and can drastically improve their quality of life."  

In her free time, Beth enjoys mountain biking, cross country skiing, gardening, camping, yoga, cooking and spending time in the outdoors with her family.

Nutrition therapy supports many conditions to include but not limited to:

Female hormonal health (menstrual cycle optimization, PCOS, infertility, perimenopause...)

Thyroid conditions (hypothyroid, Hashimoto's...)

Blood sugar regulation and diabetes management 

Autoimmune conditions (Hashimoto's, celiac, RA, MS...)

Gut health (SIBO, IBS, GERD...)

Adrenal function

Cholesterol management and more

Moriah

Lead Patient Service Representative

Moriah is our newest addition to the Hearthside Medicine Family.  Along with Ben, she will often be people's first contact when calling or coming into the clinic.  

She brings with her tremendous previous clinic experience and we are happy to have her.

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Ben

Clinic Front Office

Ben will often be your first voice or contact at Hearthside Medicine Family Care.  

A long time resident in Bend with many years of customer service and attention to detail when it comes to the needs of the populace. Ben can generally be found enjoying works of sci-fi and fantasy through media, books, comics and games on his off time.

Dani

Medical Assistant

Dani is our newest addition to the Hearthside Medicine Family.  Along with Ky, she will often be rooming patients, responding to messages, or doing in clinic tests.  

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Ky

Medical Assistant & CNA

Ky joined Hearthside Medicine Family Care summer 2023.  

Ky is a certified nursing assistant and brings knowledge from her experience in the retirement community.  You will see her with Dani getting you ready for your appointment.

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