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, IBCLC: North Metro Clinic

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

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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Nimo Ahmed , DNP, FNP, CNP: Central and Sheridan Clinics

Nurse Practitioner

Nimo Ahmed is a family nurse practitioner, with over 14 years of nursing experiencing before achieving her Nurse Practitioner license from Walden University and her Doctorate in Nursing from St. Catherine University. Nimo is passionate about our communities and dedicated to community health, working both in clinic and at NHS outreach events.Read Bio

Nimo Ahmed is a family nurse practitioner, with over 14 years of nursing experiencing before achieving her Nurse Practitioner license from Walden University and her Doctorate in Nursing from St. Catherine University. Nimo is passionate about our communities and dedicated to community health, working both in clinic and at NHS outreach events.

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Zeinab Alol , MS, RD, LDN, CLC

Diabetes Educator

Zeinab received her Bachelors of Science in Nutrition from the University of Minnesota in 2014, she later went on to complete her Masters in Nutrition in 2021 and is currently working on Masters in Public Health. Zeinab has worked with patients on their nutrition needs since 2013, she is passionate about creating nutrition care plans that fit the needs of her patients.…Read Bio
Central

Zeinab received her Bachelors of Science in Nutrition from the University of Minnesota in 2014, she later went on to complete her Masters in Nutrition in 2021 and is currently working on Masters in Public Health. Zeinab has worked with patients on their nutrition needs since 2013, she is passionate about creating nutrition care plans that fit the needs of her patients. Most recently Zeinab spent time in Somalia providing diabetes nutrition education at Central Hargeisa Maternal and Child Health Center. Zeinab is fluent in three languages (English, Somali and Arabic).

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Emily Benzie , MD: Sheridan Clinic

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

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.

La Dra. Benzie se graduó de la Escuela de Medicina de la Universidad de Minnesota e hizo su entrenamiento de residencia en el programa de Residencia de Medicina Familiar de la Universidad de Minnesota – North Memorial. Ella ha estado con Neighborhood HealthSource en la Clínica Sheridan desde el 2009. Ella disfruta el conocer y cuidar a toda la familia. Áreas de interés particular incluyen el cuidado de los niños, la atención prenatal, y los procedimientos en oficina. La Dra. Benzie también habla español y se deleita especialmente en atender a los pacientes de habla hispana en su primer idioma.

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Robin Bresette , MD: Sheridan Clinic

Medical Director

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

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 Coordinator

Chelsea is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who obtained her Master of Social Work degree from New York University in 2013. Her practice at Neighborhood HealthSource prioritizes a therapy relationship built on open communication and compassion, partnering with people to support their movement toward healing and wellness as they define it.…Read Bio
Central & Sheridan Clinics

Chelsea is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who obtained her Master of Social Work degree from New York University in 2013. Her practice at Neighborhood HealthSource prioritizes a therapy relationship built on open communication and compassion, partnering with people to support their movement toward healing and wellness as they define it. Chelsea seeindividuals ages 12+, couples, and families dealing with stress, life adjustments, depression, trauma, anxiety, problematic substance use, and many other concerns. She is passionate about understanding the impacts of systemic factors on people’s experiences of mental health and relationships. Outside of work, Chelsea enjoys time with her family, community engagement, and getting to know Minnesota.

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Samantha Carry , APRN, FNP-C: Central and Sheridan Clinics

Nurse Practitioner

Samantha graduated with a BS in Community in Psychology, an Associates degree in Nursing and recently completed her Masters in Science-Family Nurse Practitioner degree. Samantha has a passion for preventative, integrative and family medicine, offering safe and effective treatment options for her patients.Read Bio
Sheridan and Central Clinics

Samantha graduated with a BS in Community in Psychology, an Associates degree in Nursing and recently completed her Masters in Science-Family Nurse Practitioner degree. Samantha has a passion for preventative, integrative and family medicine, offering safe and effective treatment options for her patients.

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Patrice Dalton , NP-F: Central Clinic

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 Clinic, 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.…Read Bio
Central 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 Clinic, 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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Cheri Friedrich , CPNP-PC: North Metro Clinic

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. In her free time Cheri enjoys spending time outdoors with family, especially on a hiking trail or in the boat.

Cheri is also a lactation consultant. Lactation consultants can help you decide if breastfeeding is right for you before your baby arrives, and will continue to support you during the breastfeeding experience after your baby is born. They can help address any problems or concerns that come up at any point related to breastfeeding and breast health. If you plan on returning to work while continuing to breastfeed, our lactation consultants will work with you to develop a personalized plan to help manage that transition.

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Susanna Funk , PMHNP-BC

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Susanna is a board certified Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, she has worked in both community settings and outpatient hospital care. Susanna has cared for patients of all ages with diverse backgrounds. Susanna is a resource available only to current Neighborhood HealthSource patients.Read Bio

Susanna is a board certified Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, she has worked in both community settings and outpatient hospital care. Susanna has cared for patients of all ages with diverse backgrounds. Susanna is a resource available only to current Neighborhood HealthSource patients.

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Christine Kengne , NP: Central and Fremont Clinics

Family Nurse Practitioner

Christine has over 10 years experience, she has her Bachelors in Nursing and her Family Nurse Practitioner degree. She has worked as a nurse in community health and in a hospital setting before starting at Neighborhood HealthSource as a Nurse Practitioner. Christine has experience in a variety of fields including, pediatric, antenatal, mother/baby, diabetes and is devoted to advocating for patients.Read Bio
Central & Fremont Clinics

Christine has over 10 years experience, she has her Bachelors in Nursing and her Family Nurse Practitioner degree. She has worked as a nurse in community health and in a hospital setting before starting at Neighborhood HealthSource as a Nurse Practitioner. Christine has experience in a variety of fields including, pediatric, antenatal, mother/baby, diabetes and is devoted to advocating for patients.

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Alicia Klein , EdD, MS, PA-C: Sheridan Clinic

Physician Assistant

Alicia Klein completed her Master's of Science in PA studies from Rosalind Franklin University in 2010. Alicia completed her Doctorate in Education from Bethel University in March of 2023.  Alicia has over 10 years of clinical experience as a family practice PA and has been with Neighborhood HealthSource since 2015. Her areas of interest include family practice medicine, chronic disease management, and preventative medicine.…Read Bio
Sheridan Clinic

Alicia Klein completed her Master’s of Science in PA studies from Rosalind Franklin University in 2010. Alicia completed her Doctorate in Education from Bethel University in March of 2023.  Alicia has over 10 years of clinical experience as a family practice PA and has been with Neighborhood HealthSource since 2015. Her areas of interest include family practice medicine, chronic disease management, and preventative medicine. Her holistic approach to patient care includes shared decision making and compassionate quality care. She is full-time faculty at the Bethel University PA program and teaches pathophysiology, medical decision making, and precepts students. 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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Briana Lindsey , LICSW

Behavioral Health Therapist

Briana is a licensed independent clinical social worker who obtained her master's degree in clinical social work from the University of Saint Thomas/Saint Catherine’s University in 2017. Briana has provided mental health services in a number of settings including hospitals, schools and community-based clinics. Briana is passionate about the work she does with patients and uses both a patient-centered and community-based approach when providing services.…Read Bio
Fremont and Telehealth

Briana is a licensed independent clinical social worker who obtained her master’s degree in clinical social work from the University of Saint Thomas/Saint Catherine’s University in 2017. Briana has provided mental health services in a number of settings including hospitals, schools and community-based clinics. Briana is passionate about the work she does with patients and uses both a patient-centered and community-based approach when providing services. Briana enjoys helping her patients build self-advocacy skills, develop autonomy and increase resiliency. Briana sees both adolescents and adults dealing with trauma, anxiety, depression, grief and many other concerns. Briana is accepting new patients and is excited to work with NHS communities.

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Chris Olson , NP: North Metro Clinic

Family Nurse Practitioner

Chris Olson completed a Masters in Nursing at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities before working in an ObGyn practice for 17 years. She went on to be certified as a family medicine nurse practitioner, and worked for four years at the family medicine clinic where she trained before joining the North Metro Clinic team in 2019.…Read Bio
North Metro Clinic

Chris Olson completed a Masters in Nursing at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities before working in an ObGyn practice for 17 years. She went on to be certified as a family medicine nurse practitioner, and worked for four years at the family medicine clinic where she trained before joining the North Metro Clinic team in 2019. Her specialties include family planning and contraception consultation, STI testing, and chronic disease management (diabetes and hypertension).

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Kendal Parette , LICSW

Behavioral Health Therapist

Kendal is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who attended the University of Oklahoma for her Master's in Social Work. She has experience working in a community center and a behavioral health center, offering individual, family and group counseling. She is passionate about constantly improving the field, training new therapists and providing feedback to seasoned staff through a mentorship program.…Read Bio
Central Clinic

Kendal is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker who attended the University of Oklahoma for her Master’s in Social Work. She has experience working in a community center and a behavioral health center, offering individual, family and group counseling. She is passionate about constantly improving the field, training new therapists and providing feedback to seasoned staff through a mentorship program. She continues to work with graduate students to ensure students have a variety of experiences before graduating from their program.

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Denise Roush , PA-C: Fremont Clinic

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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Priyanka Sagar

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Priyanka Sagar has worked in the field of medical nutrition therapy for many years and at NHS for over 8 years. She provides patient-centered, evidence-based care for disease-specific nutritional needs. Priyanka sees patients from all clinics virtually. She has experience working with children, adolescents and adults. Outside of work she values family time, traveling the world, cooking and creating new recipes, and fitness.Read Bio
Priyanka Sagar has worked in the field of medical nutrition therapy for many years and at NHS for over 8 years. She provides patient-centered, evidence-based care for disease-specific nutritional needs. Priyanka sees patients from all clinics virtually. She has experience working with children, adolescents and adults. Outside of work she values family time, traveling the world, cooking and creating new recipes, and fitness.
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Eric Smith , PA-C: Central and Fremont Clinic

Physician Assistant

Eric has his Master's of Public Health in Community Oriented Primary Care and his Physician Assistant license both from The George Washington University. Eric has a passion for community health and continues to work with a rural community in Guatemala, providing public health education to the community. Eric is very active and enjoys riding his bike, even in the cold Minnesota winters!…Read Bio
Central & Fremont Clinics

Eric has his Master’s of Public Health in Community Oriented Primary Care and his Physician Assistant license both from The George Washington University. Eric has a passion for community health and continues to work with a rural community in Guatemala, providing public health education to the community. Eric is very active and enjoys riding his bike, even in the cold Minnesota winters! Eric also speaks Spanish and especially enjoys caring for Spanish-speaking patients in their primary language.

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Amy Vint , PA-C: Sheridan Clinic

Physician Assistant

Amy Vint PA-C completed her Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Iowa. She has been working in family medicine for 18 years and has been with Neighborhood Healthsource since 2007. She enjoys working collaboratively with children and adults to help them achieve their best health possible. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family outdoors.Read Bio
Sheridan Clinic

Amy Vint PA-C completed her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from the University of Iowa. She has been working in family medicine for 18 years and has been with Neighborhood Healthsource since 2007. She enjoys working collaboratively with children and adults to help them achieve their best health possible. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family outdoors.

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Mark Vint , MD: Fremont Clinic

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.

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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.

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