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.