Certified Family Nurse PractitionerMs. Lisa Cramer is a Kansa City, Missouri Native. She has been in the healthcare industry for most of her career. Lisa began her career as a Hospital Corpsman in the Naval Reserves and is a Desert Storm Veteran. She obtained her BSN at Avila University. Coming to Freedom Healthcare, she has twenty-five years of experience as a Registered Nurse in a variety of both In-Patient and Out-Patient areas to include Med-Surg, Telemetry, ICU, Pre-Op/PACU, Cardiac Rehab, Pain Clinic, Specialty Infusions and Wound Care. After several years, she decided to return to obtain her Adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioner Degree from South University, Savannah in 2017. Lisa’s professional interests are to pursue treatment options for persons suffering from chronic pain conditions and help them to obtain optimal function and improve their “Quality of Life”! Her goal is to incorporate a holistic approach and value each person and appreciate the uniqueness they possess.
Lisa has two daughters (Lindsay 16 and Brooke 12), two cards, one dog and one horse. She enjoys being outdoors gardening, physical fitness, cycling and just hanging out with her horse. Each day she wants to leave a positive footprint on someone’s life!
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Chiquita was born in Virginia Beach, VA however she spent many years in the windy city of Chicago where she completed her Associate degree of Nursing in 2000. She later earned a BSN at Saint Luke’s College of Health Sciences in 2016. She attended Graceland University where she received her MSN – Family Nurse Practitioner degree in 2019 as well as being inducted into Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society for Nursing.
Chiquita brings almost 20 years of diversified nursing experience including occupational health, case management, home health, medical surgical/ telemetry, liver and kidney transplant as well as pediatrics. She also worked many years as a travel nurse. She joined Freedom Healthcare in 2020.
She spent most of her adult life in Atlanta, GA and moved to the Kansas City area three years ago with her husband and two children. Chiquita enjoys exercising, crafting, game nights, entertaining and anything that involves uplifting and motivating others.
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
John Linder grew up in Minden, Nebraska. He has an extensive health care history including 25 years as a nurse in the ICU and Orthopedic Dept. He also has almost 27 years in the US Navy and Reserves.
John brings with him a variety of experiences and has also worked as a travel professional for several years. John has attended Bryan School of Nursing Lincoln in 1989, Methodist School of Health Sciences in Omaha in 2001, and South University in Savannah, Georgia in 2018.
John resides in Minden with his wife and two children. Among his interests is an appetite for travel, hunting & fishing, woodworking, music, movies, history, & good food & drink. He is excited to join our team, meet you all and see how he can help you.
Stacy K. Reyes
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C)Stacy received her Dietetics degree from Kansas State University in 1992, Bachelor’s in Nursing from St. Luke’s College of Nursing in 1998 and her Master’s Degree in Nursing from UMKC in 2003.
Stacy has worked as a Nurse Practitioner in many settings including Primary Care, Neurosugery, House Call Medicine and Retail Health. Stacy has maintained board certification by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners since 2004.
Stacy joined Freedom Healthcare in 2019 and enjoys spending time with her husband and daughters.
Doctor of Medicine
Yolanda Huet-Vaughn attended Rockhurst College for her Pre-Med Studies in the early 70s. She obtained her BS in Molecular Biology, Philosophy and Psychology from Vanderbilt University. In 1975, she went across town in Nashville, Tennessee to Meharry Medical College and received her Doctor of Medicine. Her internship was with Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, Bronx, New York. She returned back to Kansas City to do her residency with Truman Medical Center East.
Dr. Huet-Vaughn always had a desire to go above and beyond to help those less fortunate. She has spent her entire career extending a hand or giving to a charitable cause over maintaining a business-driven culture. She truly loves to have a philosophical discussion about the merits and ethics of each approach, but her passion is really with each individual that she sees and providing the most comprehensive care she can. She has been an activist and had several articles published.
Dr. Yolanda Huet-Vaughn has made her home in the Greater Kansas City Area. In her spare time, Dr. Huet-Vaughn loves to travel with her family and spend time with her grandkids.
Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
Candice Carter is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She completed her Bachelors of Nursing degree at Nebraska Methodist College and her Masters of Science degree at Clarkson College in Omaha, Nebraska in 2011, with a graduate program focus as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is also a full time professor with Clarkson College in the Master of Science and Family Nurse Practitioner program. She has worked for Freedom Healthcare since it first opened and also works at Boys Town National Research Hospital in their inpatient and outpatient surgery center for the past two years.
She lives with her husband Brian and three daughters, Emma, Alivia, and Alexa. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, and reading when time allows.
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