Dr. Stephen Adams, MD, AAHIVS, Medical Director has provided direct HIV patient care at APO since 2008. He practiced locally at Cox Health Systems as Director of Urgent Care for over 15 years and has been on the faculty of Cox FMCC. He has also served on the APO Board as president and a member of the Executive Committee for many years.
Rachael Winston, MD has been part of the Springfield Community for 7 years. She practices locally at Cox Health Systems Urgent Care and she sees patients one day a week at APO for primary care, Hepatitis C, women’s health, and HIV care.
Anita Purvis, FNP Is a Family Nurse Practitioner, She practices locally and she sees patients one day a week at APO.
Julie Macke, LCSW, Behavioral Health Coordinator, Provides on-site counseling within the APO clinic, makes referrals to off-site behavioral health providers, and coordinates with the psychiatric providers both in and outside the clinic. She has worked in mental health services for over 15 years and at APO since 2008. Her specialties include work with chronic illness, trauma, grief & loss, sexual orientation and gender identity.
Kathy Van Hooser, MS, LPC, CRAADC, EMDR Certified, Behavioral Health Clinician, Provides EMDR therapy for on-site counseling within the APO clinic. Having retired from the U. S. Navy as a Corpsman, she brings a diverse background to her position. Graduating from MSU, she has worked in the Mental Health field for 6 years and has been at APO since 2018. Her specialties include Trauma & Stressor Related Disorders, and Substance-Related & Addictive Disorders.
Amy Chenoweth, MS, LPC, LCSW, has been a licensed mental health clinician for over 25 years. She has been a contract counselor with APO for more than 10 years, and is now at APO part time. In her spare time, Amy teaches counseling at MSU. She has also taught psychology at Drury and OTC. Amy’s specialty areas include trauma-informed care and attachment-related issues.
Dr. H.J. Bains, Psychiatrist Provides on-site outpatient psychiatric care for patients of APO. He sees patients 2 days per month at APO with an on-site nurse in the clinic.