Meet Our Providers

The providers at Neighborhood HealthSource are here to make your visit the best it can be. A trip to the doctor can be stressful, but our staff and providers are here to make it a comfortable experience and connect you with all the care, information, and resources you need to get well and stay well!

In addition to doctors, we have physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and behavioral health providers and counselors. Our doctors have completed specialty training and are board certified; physician assistants and nurse practitioners have completed advanced training and are certified in primary health care.

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Nicki Ahles-Moses NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner & Lactation Consultant

Nicki has been a certified pediatric nurse practitioner since 2007.  She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from St. Catherine University in 2001.  She received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania.  Nicki is also an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and enjoys assisting new and experienced mothers with breastfeeding concerns.  …Read Bio
North Metro Clinic

Nicki has been a certified pediatric nurse practitioner since 2007.  She received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from St. Catherine University in 2001.  She received her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania.  Nicki is also an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and enjoys assisting new and experienced mothers with breastfeeding concerns.  She loves caring for children from newborn to adolescent and building relationships with them and their families.

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Dieudonne (Dee) Asambang LADC

Licensced Alcohol & Drug Counselor

Dee is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. In addition, he provides  person-centered, trauma-informed mental health services from a cognitive behavioral approach. His experience involves working with children, adolescents and adults with dual diagnosis and Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI) in inpatient and outpatient settings. Dee is in the process of obtaining his licensure as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and Licensed School Counselor (LSC).…Read Bio
Central, Fremont, & Sheridan Clinics

Dee is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor. In addition, he provides  person-centered, trauma-informed mental health services from a cognitive behavioral approach. His experience involves working with children, adolescents and adults with dual diagnosis and Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI) in inpatient and outpatient settings.

Dee is in the process of obtaining his licensure as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) and Licensed School Counselor (LSC). He is very passionate about the influence of war, socioeconomic factors, and immigration on addiction and mental health.

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Emily Benzie MD

Family Medicine Physician

Dr. Benzie graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and did her residency training at the University of Minnesota- North Memorial Family Medicine Residency program. She has been with Neighborhood HealthSource at the Sheridan Clinic since 2009. She enjoys getting to know and taking care of the whole family. Areas of particular interest include taking care of children, prenatal care, and office procedures.…Read Bio
Sheridan Clinic

Dr. Benzie graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School and did her residency training at the University of Minnesota- North Memorial Family Medicine Residency program. She has been with Neighborhood HealthSource at the Sheridan Clinic since 2009. She enjoys getting to know and taking care of the whole family. Areas of particular interest include taking care of children, prenatal care, and office procedures. Dr. Benzie also speaks Spanish and especially enjoys caring for Spanish-speaking patients in their primary language.

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Connie Blackwell NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Connie, a certified nurse practitioner, co-founded North Metro Pediatrics (now Neighborhood HealthSource- North Metro Clinic) in 2005. As a registered nurse, she worked in hospital neonatal and ER units, triage nursing, and urgent care. In 2002, she received her master's degree from St. Kate's and was certified as a pediatric nurse practitioner. Shortly after, she co-founded North Metro Pediatrics and has applied her experience from over 30 years in pediatric nursing to build a model of care centered around prevention and educating families.Read Bio
North Metro Clinic

Connie, a certified nurse practitioner, co-founded North Metro Pediatrics (now Neighborhood HealthSource- North Metro Clinic) in 2005. As a registered nurse, she worked in hospital neonatal and ER units, triage nursing, and urgent care. In 2002, she received her master’s degree from St. Kate’s and was certified as a pediatric nurse practitioner. Shortly after, she co-founded North Metro Pediatrics and has applied her experience from over 30 years in pediatric nursing to build a model of care centered around prevention and educating families.

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Robin Bresette MD

Family Medicine Physician

Dr. Robin Bresette attended the University of Wisconsin, Madison before completing her residency at the University of Minnesota in Family Medicine. She has 14 years of experience as a family medicine physician, 11 of which she has worked at Neighborhood HealthSource. Her areas of interest include prenatal care, pediatrics, women's health, and chronic disease. Outside of work, her favorite activities include yoga, gardening, biking, and snowboarding.Read Bio
Sheridan Clinic

Dr. Robin Bresette attended the University of Wisconsin, Madison before completing her residency at the University of Minnesota in Family Medicine. She has 14 years of experience as a family medicine physician, 11 of which she has worked at Neighborhood HealthSource. Her areas of interest include prenatal care, pediatrics, women’s health, and chronic disease. Outside of work, her favorite activities include yoga, gardening, biking, and snowboarding.

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Chelsea Butay LICSW

Behavioral Health Therapist

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Central & Sheridan Clinics
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Patrice Dalton

Family Nurse Practitioner

Patrice Dalton worked as a medical assistant at Neighborhood HealthSource for five years starting in 2007. She later went on to receive her Master's of Science in nursing from Walden University in Minneapolis. She returned to NHS in 2020 as Nurse Practitioner at our Central and Sheridan Clinics, where she enjoys serving patients of all ages.…Read Bio
Sheridan Clinic, Fremont Clinic

Patrice Dalton worked as a medical assistant at Neighborhood HealthSource for five years starting in 2007. She later went on to receive her Master’s of Science in nursing from Walden University in Minneapolis. She returned to NHS in 2020 as Nurse Practitioner at our Central and Sheridan Clinics, where she enjoys serving patients of all ages. She is passionate about working in a community-based organization like NHS and treating patients from newborns to the elderly. Her hobbies include camping, fishing, and spending time outdoors with her two sons.

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Kate Estrada NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Kate studied biology at the St. Mary's University of Minnesota before receiving her Master's in Nursing in Primary Care Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. She has over ten years of experience in pediatrics in several settings including rural clinics, home visits, and telemedicine. Kate loves to educate not only patient families, but also new nurses and providers.…Read Bio
North Metro Clinic

Kate studied biology at the St. Mary’s University of Minnesota before receiving her Master’s in Nursing in Primary Care Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. She has over ten years of experience in pediatrics in several settings including rural clinics, home visits, and telemedicine. Kate loves to educate not only patient families, but also new nurses and providers. She is interested in health care business, and was part of a healthcare start-up. She has lived all over the US, but is glad to be back home in Minnesota with her husband and three young girls.  She joined North Metro Pediatrics as a certified pediatric nurse practitioner in 2017. She loves building relationships with families and working with infants.

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Cheri Friedrich NP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Cheri received her Bachelor of Science in nursing, Master's of Science, and her Doctorate of Nursing Practice, all from the University of Minnesota. She completed her Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification from the College of St. Catherine and she is also a certified lactation consultant. Currently Cheri teaches in the pediatric nurse practitioner area of study at the University of Minnesota and she has maintained a clinical practice for over 20 years.…Read Bio
North Metro Clinic

Cheri received her Bachelor of Science in nursing, Master’s of Science, and her Doctorate of Nursing Practice, all from the University of Minnesota. She completed her Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification from the College of St. Catherine and she is also a certified lactation consultant. Currently Cheri teaches in the pediatric nurse practitioner area of study at the University of Minnesota and she has maintained a clinical practice for over 20 years. She joined the wonderful inter-professional care team at North Metro Pediatrics in 2011. She loves caring for kids and their families from infancy to young adulthood.

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Erin Gillen LPCC

Behavioral Health Therapist

Erin Gillen is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and received her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Boston College. Erin has worked in behavioral health since 2012 and at Neighborhood HealthSource since 2018. Erin’s areas of interest are mental health, co-occurring disorders, and integrated behavioral health. Erin believes that it is important to treat the whole person and consider all aspects including mental health, trauma, physical health, and social supports.…Read Bio
Central, Fremont, & Sheridan ClinicsBehavioral Health

Erin Gillen is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and received her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Boston College. Erin has worked in behavioral health since 2012 and at Neighborhood HealthSource since 2018. Erin’s areas of interest are mental health, co-occurring disorders, and integrated behavioral health. Erin believes that it is important to treat the whole person and consider all aspects including mental health, trauma, physical health, and social supports. Erin works with ages 12+ in areas such as depression, anxiety, trauma, bipolar disorder, relationship issues, stress, and substance use, among others. Erin meets with clients individually, as well as for couples and family therapy.  Outside of work, Erin’s enjoys spending time with her family, camping, traveling, listening to music, and being active.

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Hindi Hussein MD

Family Medicine Physician

Hindi Hussein, MD, attended Howard University College of Medicine and completed the University of Minnesota Methodist Hospital Residency Program in family medicine. She has been practicing medicine since 2013 and has been at Neighborhood HealthSource for over 3 years. Her areas of clinical interest include a wide variety of family medicine services, including prenatal care and providing joint injections (for knees and shoulders).…Read Bio
Central & Fremont Clinics

Hindi Hussein, MD, attended Howard University College of Medicine and completed the University of Minnesota Methodist Hospital Residency Program in family medicine. She has been practicing medicine since 2013 and has been at Neighborhood HealthSource for over 3 years. Her areas of clinical interest include a wide variety of family medicine services, including prenatal care and providing joint injections (for knees and shoulders). In her free time, Dr. Hussein enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

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Christine Kengne NP

Family Nurse Practitioner

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Central & Fremont Clinics
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Ranelle Kirchner CDE

Certified Diabetes Educator & Nutritionist

Ranelle Kirchner is a Certified Diabetes Educator and Nutritionist. She received training at Rush University Medical Center and Northwestern University in Chicago. Ranelle has been working in diabetes care and education for almost 7 years, and has worked at Neighborhood HealthSource for 2 years. She works mostly with adult patients living with type 2 diabetes, but also has experience working with type 1 diabetes patients and adolescents.…Read Bio
Central, Fremont, & Sheridan Clinics

Ranelle Kirchner is a Certified Diabetes Educator and Nutritionist. She received training at Rush University Medical Center and Northwestern University in Chicago. Ranelle has been working in diabetes care and education for almost 7 years, and has worked at Neighborhood HealthSource for 2 years. She works mostly with adult patients living with type 2 diabetes, but also has experience working with type 1 diabetes patients and adolescents. Outside of work, her interests include skiing, biking, and rock climbing.

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Alicia Klein PA

Physician Assistant

Alicia Klein has over 10 years of clinical experience as a family practice PA and has been with Neighborhood HealthSource since 2015. She is also full-time faculty at the Bethel University PA program and teaches pathophysiology, medical decision making, and diagnostics. Her holistic approach to patient care includes shared decision making, compassionate and quality care, management of disease, and preventive medicine.…Read Bio
Sheridan Clinic

Alicia Klein has over 10 years of clinical experience as a family practice PA and has been with Neighborhood HealthSource since 2015. She is also full-time faculty at the Bethel University PA program and teaches pathophysiology, medical decision making, and diagnostics. Her holistic approach to patient care includes shared decision making, compassionate and quality care, management of disease, and preventive medicine. Outside of work, she is married to her high school sweetheart and has two children who love to bike, kayak, and snowboard.

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Chris Olson NP

Family Nurse Practitioner

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North Metro Clinic
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Rahshana Price-Isuk MD

Medical Director & Family Medicine Physician

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Central Clinic
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Denise Roush PA

Physician Assistant

Denise Roush holds a PhD from Yale University and received her physician assistant certification at the University of New England. She has been practicing as a physician assistant for 15 years, 5 of which she has spent at Neighborhood HealthSource. Her areas of interest include family practice medicine and prenatal care, adolescent health, and mental health.Read Bio
Fremont Clinic

Denise Roush holds a PhD from Yale University and received her physician assistant certification at the University of New England. She has been practicing as a physician assistant for 15 years, 5 of which she has spent at Neighborhood HealthSource. Her areas of interest include family practice medicine and prenatal care, adolescent health, and mental health.

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Eric Smith PA

Physician Assistant

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Central & Fremont Clinics
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Amy Vint PA

Physician Assistant

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Sheridan Clinic
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Mark Vint MD

Family Medicine Physician

Mark Vint attended medical school at the University of Iowa before completing the Methodist Hospital Family Medicine Residency program at the University of Minnesota. He has worked at Neighborhood HealthSource since 2007, where he enjoys practicing the broad spectrum of family medicine. He has a particular interest in chronic disease management and preventive care. His hobbies include spending time with family in the outdoors, hiking, camping, and biking.Read Bio
Fremont Clinic

Mark Vint attended medical school at the University of Iowa before completing the Methodist Hospital Family Medicine Residency program at the University of Minnesota. He has worked at Neighborhood HealthSource since 2007, where he enjoys practicing the broad spectrum of family medicine. He has a particular interest in chronic disease management and preventive care. His hobbies include spending time with family in the outdoors, hiking, camping, and biking.

Contact Us

For questions or to schedule an appointment, please call 612.588.9411.

You can help support front line healthcare workers from home during the COVID-19 outbreak by making masks for Neighborhood HealthSource staff. Please bring mask donations to Central Clinic during open clinic hours. A member of our staff will assist you.

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Mission & Services

Neighborhood HealthSource provides a full range of primary medical and behavioral healthcare services at four clinics in Minneapolis and the north metro. We work hard to make sure everyone in our communities can access the care they need.

We are committed to treating all patients, with and without health insurance, and believe that cost should never be a barrier to care.

Payment Options

Providing care that our patients can afford is vital to our mission. We have an income-based sliding fee program for patients with and without insurance.

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