Meet Our Newest CHC Providers!
Catherine (Cathy) Benoit, FNP is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner and a Vermont native. She received an undergraduate education in Dietetics, Nutrition, and Food Sciences from the University of Vermont, where she developed an interest in health promotion and wellness. She completed her nursing education through VTC and has experience in outpatient pediatrics and family medicine. Before coming to CHC, she worked at UVM Medical Center’s inpatient Hematology and Oncology unit as a chemotherapy nurse from 2019 to 2022, where she gained valuable clinical knowledge and a deeper connection with her community. While working as a nurse, she also completed her Master’s degree through Simmons University in Boston, Massachusetts, with a focus on family medicine. Her passions include health promotion, nutrition, and lactation education. In her free time she enjoys swimming, paddle boarding, reading, cooking, watching movies, gardening, and spending time with her family and two cats, Merry and Pippin.
Sarah Arvidson, FNP was born and raised in Massachusetts. She attended Colby College in Maine where she received a BA in biology. She graduated from MGH Institute of Health Professions after completing a direct-entry nurse practitioner program in 2020. Before coming to the Community Health Centers, she completed a family nurse practitioner residency at the Holyoke Health Center in Holyoke, MA. Her professional interests include providing care across the lifespan, women’s health and preventative medicine. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, biking, skiing (downhill and cross-country), listening to podcasts and any kind of outdoor adventure.
Alexandra (Alex) Hoppe MMS, PA-C was born and raised in Vermont. She obtained her undergraduate degree in Health Science from the University of North Florida and a Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Nova Southeastern University in 2013. She initially practiced Neurosurgery at UF Health in Jacksonville before relocating back to Vermont where she has been practicing in the Emergency Room and Urgent Care settings for the past seven years. She is passionate about caring for young adults, women’s health and incorporating shared decision making into her practice. Outside of work she enjoys gardening, baking and enjoying everything Vermont has to offer.
Meet Our Newest CHC Providers!
Benjamin (Ben) Baker, PA is a physician assistant who practices general primary care for all ages and backgrounds. He graduated with a degree in Biology from the University of Vermont, and Physician Assistant Studies at Quinnipiac University. He worked at a community health center in rural Oregon for eight years prior to moving back home to Vermont. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family and exploring the great outdoors.
N. Anton Borja, DO, MATCM is a board certified Family and Integrative medicine physician. He received a BA in History-Political Science from The Colorado College, completed a Master’s in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese medicine from Yo-San University in Los Angeles, CA and received his medical degree from A.T. Still University, School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona. He completed a family medicine internship at Columbia University/NY Presbyterian and residency at East Tennessee State University. He previously served as Division Director of Integrative Medicine at The Ohio State University (OSU) as well as Medical Director of Integrative Oncology at the OSU James Cancer Hospital. Most recently he had the privilege of working with Indian Health Services at the Mashpee Wampanoag tribal clinic on Cape Cod. He moved to Burlington in summer of 2022. Dr. Borja’s clinical practice includes a mix of Integrative and Family medicine. This allows him to use a wide variety of tools including medical acupuncture, Osteopathic manipulation (OMT), trigger point injections, botanical/herbal medicine, nutrition and mind-body practices to help his patients strive for whole health. When not at work he enjoys spending time with his family as well as biking, hiking, gardening (especially growing his own food), playing guitar, meditation and reading (or re-reading) books by JRR Tolkien, Frank Herbert, George RR Martin and many other wonderful authors!
Kayla (Kay) Green, APRN, PMHNP hails from a small, rural town in Indiana. As a proud Hoosier, she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in respiratory therapy from the Indiana University School of Medicine which afforded her the opportunity to work at the bedside in critical care and emergency medicine for four years. Pivoting into a different realm of healthcare, Kay transplanted to Connecticut where she became a registered nurse and received her Master of Science in Nursing degree from Yale University. Her clinical interests include preventative healthcare, chronic illness, substance use disorder, LGBTQIA and gender-affirming care, and cognitive studies. She is committed to advocating for health equity, integrating mental health and primary care, educating on harm reduction, and public outreach. It is with great fortune and gratitude she is granted the opportunity to collaborate with individuals in this wonderful community.
Sara Headley, FNP-C was born and raised just outside of Baltimore and first came to Vermont to obtain her undergraduate degree in nursing at the University of Vermont. She worked as a nurse in a variety of settings, took some time off to race as a professional cyclist and eventually obtained her Family Nurse Practitioner graduate degree at the University of California San Francisco. After almost 10 years on the west coast, Sara is excited to be back east in Vermont servicing the community here. She has particular passions for adolescent medicine, mental health care, and all things sports medicine and women’s health. She believes patients deserve a provider who will listen and include them in every step of the treatment plan. Outside of work, you can find her riding her bike, finding good pastries, and exploring the outdoors with her family and beloved golden retriever.
Adrienne Jarvis, MD grew up in Burlington, Vermont. She received both her BA in art history and her MD from the University of Vermont, and completed the Family Medicine Residency Program at UVM Medical Center in 2021. Prior to medical school, she worked locally at various times as a labor and delivery assistant, a baker, a video store manager, and a clinical research assistant for Dengue Fever and West Nile Virus vaccine studies.
Jena Katzman, FNP was born in Vermont and grew up at the base of Camel’s Hump in the deep woods of Duxbury. She attended Mount Holyoke College where she studied medical anthropology and developed a keen interest in women’s and reproductive health. Jena was a member of the first graduating class of UVM’s direct-entry nurse practitioner program in 2010 and has been practicing in Vermont ever since, in both primary care and urgent care settings. Along with providing comprehensive family and women’s health services, Jena is passionate about incorporating mental health care into the primary care setting and promoting access to behavioral health services throughout our rural state. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, playing tennis, gardening, reading, writing, skiing, and spending time with the people she loves both here in Vermont and across the world in New Zealand where part of her family resides
Emma Leonard, CNM, WHNP-BC was born and raised in Richmond Vermont. She received a BS in biology from Saint Michael’s College in 2011 and a BS in nursing from Fairfield University in 2015. Emma first worked for CHC as a Registered Nurse and is honored to return after getting her MS in nursing from Georgetown University. She believes in cultivating a therapeutic relationship with patients and working from a shared decision-making model of care. Her professional interests include, but are not limited to, reproductive health, transgender health/gender affirming care and perinatal care. In her free time Emma enjoys hiking, traveling, eating good food and spending time with her spouse and three dogs.
Meet Our New Medical and Psychiatric Providers!
We’re excited to welcome Dr. Christopher Vogt and Lisa Hardy to CHCB!
Christopher Vogt, DO originally moved to Vermont to attend UVM for his undergraduate and returned to Vermont after attending Osteopathic medical school at University of Pikeville, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pikeville, Kentucky. Dr. Vogt was board certified in both Family Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) after attending residency at Kent Hospital in Warwick, RI. He provides Primary Care and Occupational Health, including care for acute and chronic medical conditions for patients of all ages. While working for Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center after residency Dr. Vogt acted as a clinical instructor for the Dartmouth Medical School. His love of teaching has led to his delivering multiple trainings on Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) to medical students, colleagues, and physician assistant students throughout New England. Dr. Vogt is passionate about the integration of behavioral health into the primary care setting for seamless coordination of care. His goal is to partner with patients to promote healthy choices and maintain the active lifestyle they desire. In his free time, Dr. Vogt enjoys rock and ice climbing, hunting, and boating on Lake Champlain.
Lisa Hardy, APRN, PMHNP has over 30 years of experience in varied healthcare settings, including Maternal-Child Health, Women’s Health, Cardiology, and Psychiatry. 18 of those years have been in Vermont communities. Her experience also includes five years as the coordinator for Community Health Nursing at Norwich University in addition to her full-time teaching duties there. She completed a Master’s in Nursing at Yale University in 2004 with a specialty in Nurse-Midwifery and later returned for her PMHNP Certification through Frontier Nursing University, which specializes in community-based healthcare delivery. Her clinical interests include the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD, perinatal mental health, and functional medicine approaches to mental health, and the food-mood connection. Outside of the office, she enjoys spending time outdoors, backyard birdwatching, sewing, biking and cooking.
New Patient Portal and Online Payment System!
Our new Patient Portal and online payment system are live now! These tools help you manage your healthcare on your schedule, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You can:
- View and print medical chart information including problems, history, allergies, immunizations
- View all lab results once available
- Request medication refills
- See upcoming appointments and request future ones
- Complete forms prior to scheduled visits
- Receive messages and patient education
- Please note that messaging to providers is temporarily disabled. We will keep you updated when that function is available.
- Pay medical bills online
- Using the InstaMed link directly, you can simply enter your CHCB account number, the amount you want to pay and your payment information in the secure website. We hope you find this new method convenient!
How do I sign up? Users of CHCB’s prior Patient Portal have been auto-enrolled in the new Portal and have received an email from Intelichart with information about how to activate their account. Individuals who are not yet registered for the Patient Portal can contact their specific health center location to sign up.
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