Canyonlands Healthcare

Canyonlands Healthcare
827 Vista Ave., Page, AZ 86040
(928) 645-9675
(928) 645-2626 fax

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Ryan Carr, PA-C
Ryan attended Utah Valley State College in Orem, Utah, graduating in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts in Integrated Studies. Ryan attended Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas graduating in 2010 with a Master of Science in the Physician Assistant Program. He gained clinical experience in the areas of General Surgery and Trauma Surgery, Dermatological Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry, Newborn Nursery, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Pediatric Outpatient, Internal Medicine Outpatient, Internal Medicine Inpatient and Community Medicine. Ryan is certified through the Arizona Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants. He joined the staff as a Physician Assistant at Canyonlands Healthcare in June 2011.

Joshua Enevoldson, PA-C
Joshua attended Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska, graduating in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in International Rescue and Relief with an emphasis in Physician Assistant Studies. Joshua then continued to attend Union College and graduated in May 2012 with a Master of Science in the Physician Assistant Program. From 2012 - 2014 Joshua worked on the Navajo Reservation at Tsehootsooi Medical Center in Fort Defiance, Arizona. There he gained experience in primary, pediatric, and emergency room care. Joshua is licensed through the Arizona Regulatory Board of Physician Assistants.

Florinda Curley, PA-C
Florinda attended Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona graduating in 2000 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. She attended A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona, graduating in 2009 with a Master of Science from the Physician Assistant Program. Florinda obtained her certification through the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants in January 2011. Florinda joined the staff at Canyonlands Healthcare in May 2011.

Canyonlands Healthcare – Chilchinbeto


Cheryl Fowler, PA-C

Cheryl received her Associate of Science in Respiratory Therapy from Grossmont College in El Cajon, CA. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ. After 12 years of working as a hospital based Respiratory Therapist, and post disaster volunteer medical relief worker, she was inspired to further her medical career. She completed the Physician Assistant program at Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, CA, and received her Master of Medical Science degree from Saint Francis University in Loreto, PA. that same year.

Scott Nuessle, Dentist

Dr. Nuessle attended Walla Walla University in College Place, Washington, graduating in 1997 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a Minor in Chemistry. He then attended Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California earning his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)degree in 2002. After multiple years in private practice, and feeling something was missing, Dr. Nuessle chose to pursue a career practicing in rural Arizona. In December 2012 he joined the Canyonlands team and is practicing at the clinic in Chilchinbeto, Arizona.


Canyonlands Healthcare – Beaver Dam


Ruth Luck, PA-C

Ruth graduated from Chatham University with a Master of Physician Assistant Studies. Ruth is a Utah native; receiving a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from the University of Utah. She joined the Canyonlands Healthcare team after working as a Physician Assistant in South Texas. Ruth taught music, orchestra, and private violin lessons for several years, and has owned and operated a family music center.

Dr. James Millward
Dr. Millward attended Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, graduating in 1994 with a degree in integrated studies. He majored in Microbiology, Zoology and Chemistry. He graduated with honors in 1998 from the Medical College of Virginia, School of Dentistry. Dr. Millward started and ran his own successful private practice for 10 years. He is also the founder and owner of Dental Essentials School of Dental Assisting. James is licensed by the Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners. In June 2010, Dr. Millward joined the Canyonlands staff in Fredonia, Arizona. Dr. Millward also provides dental services at the health center in Beaver Dam, Az.
Brandon Finlinson, PA-C
Brandon attended Southern Utah University in Cedar City, Utah, receiving his Bachelor of Science in Zoology in 1997. Later, he attended Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California. Brandon graduated in 2008 with a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. Upon graduation, he worked at Southern Utah Spine and Rehabilitation in St. George, UT. In May 2009, Brandon joined our Canyonlands Healthcare-Beaver Dam clinic. Brandon is licensed by the Arizona Regulatory Board of Physician assistants. He is fluent in both Spanish and English.

Stephen Adam, DMD

Dr. Adam attended Dixie State College of Utah and the University of Utah, earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He later attended A.T. Still University - Arizona School of Dentirstry and Oral Health earning a Doctor of Medical Dentistry. He speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese and worked in Hong Kong for a time. Dr. Adam enjoys many outdoor sports including tennis, golf, running, fishing, and hunting. He enjoys spending time with his family and watching nasketnall and footnall.

Chelsea Smith, RDH - Dental Hygienist

Chelsea attended Dixie State University in St. George, Utah and obtained her Dental Hygiene degree. From there, she went back to Dixie State University and obtained her Bachelors degree in Dental Hygiene with effaces in Community Health in 2013. Chelsea is an active member in the American Dental Hygiene Association and enjoys furthering her education. Chelsea is licensed by the Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners. In July 2012, Chelsea joined the Canyonlands Healthcare team in Beaver Dam, Arizona.

Lake Powell Medical Center

Dr. Janeen Bjork, Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Bjork attended the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington, graduating in 1999. From 1999 – 2002, Dr. Bjork completed her Family Medicine Residency at Family Medicine Spokane in Spokane, Washington. Dr. Bjork is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and has been practicing at Canyonlands Healthcare since September 2002. Dr. Bjork's practice is full-spectrum family medicine including obstetrics. Dr. Bjork enjoys the rewarding work of serving our communities and is committed to providing compassionate, culturally competent and comprehensive health care to all patients served by Canyonlands.

Dr. DJ Foley
Dr. Foley attended St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada, West Indies, graduating in 1995. From 1996 – 1999, Dr. Foley completed his Family Practice Residency Program at the Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo, New York. Subsequently, he went to Tacoma, Washington for one year at the Rural Medicine Fellowship. Further training included transferring to the Multi-Care Family Practice Westgate, where he continued total family care including Obstetrics. Dr. Foley is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and has been practicing at Canyonlands Healthcare since October 2003.

Dr. Raymond Holsten
Dr. Holsten attended the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California, graduating in 1987. From 1987 – 1990, Dr. Holsten completed his Family Medicine Internship and Residency at San Joaquin General Hospital in Stockton, California. Dr. Holsten is Board Certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, ABFM Certified of Added Qualification in Geriatric Medicine (2007), and an AAMRO, Certified Medical Review Officer. Dr. Holsten has been practicing at Canyonlands Healthcare since September 1993.

Elizabeth Latham, MSN, FNP-C
Elizabeth began her career in health care in 1988, earning her BSN from Northern Arizona University. Since then, she has earned her MSN and FNP from Northern Arizona University and is currently pursuing her doctorate degree in Health Science (DHS) from A.T. Still University. Elizabeth has worked in varied health care settings, including four years as the nursing supervisor for the Healthy Family/Healthy Babies program at the Coconino County, Arizona, Department of Public Health and three years as the Clinical Support Director for Canyonlands Healthcare. Elizabeth has been serving in the role of CEO for three years. She believes in the mission of community health centers and their focus of creating greater access to quality health care for our underserved communities.

Elizabeth Latham

Dr. Danielle Pieri
Dr. Pieri attended the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, graduating in 2004. She completed an internship at the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey in Stratford, New Jersey from 2004 – 2005. From 2005 – 2009, Dr. Pieri completed her residency at the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey – Cooper University Hospital in Camden. Dr. Pieri is Board Certified by the Arizona Board of Osteopathic Examiners in Medicine and Surgery and has been practicing at Canyonlands Healthcare since September 2009.

Fredonia Community Health Center

Canyonlands Healthcare - Globe


Sabrina Finklea-Strickland, MSN, FNP-BC, PHN, FCN

Sabrina began her career as a registered nurse in 1993 and has worked in a variety of areas; medical/surgical, pediatrics, labor & delivery, neonatal intensive care, community health, and health education. Her love of medicine led her back to school to pursue her dream of becoming a family nurse practitioner. Sabrina attended Holy Names University in Oakland, California where she completed her BSN with a focus in Public Health nursing in 2010. Continuing on at Holy Names, she received her MSN and FNP in 2012. She is licensed by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and certified as an FNP by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program. her goal is to promote health and wholeness by empowering her patients and community through health promotion and disease prevention. Her desire to give comprehensive healthcare along with her passion of greater access to quality healthcare led her to Canyonlands Healthcare to join in the mission of providing personable, affordable, and accessible healthcare.


JoAnna Roberts, PA-C

JoAnna started in the health field when she graduated from St. Petersburg College with honors receiving an Associate's degree in science in Physical Therapist Assistant studies in May 2004. She worked in the health field for 10 years, gaining experience and knowledge in acute, sub-acute, and outpatient settings. Interactions with physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and patients inspired JoAnna to further her education and pursue a career as a physician assistant. She graduated magna cum laude in May 2008 from University of South Florida in Tampa FL, receiving a Bachelor's degree in biomedical science. JoAnna graduated with honors from NOVA Southeastern University in Jacksonville, FL in August 2013 receiving a Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies. She is passionate about medicine and providing care to those in need. JoAnna and her husband have recently relocated to Globe, AZ. She is excited to become a part of the community and to help improve the health of the patients in the community.


Safford Community Health Center

Richard Albery, MD

Dr. Richard Albery received his M.D. degree, cum laude, from the Ohio State University College of Medicine in 1959. His sophomore year was highlighted by receiving the Hoffman-Roche award as the outstanding sophomore medical student. He was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society in his junior year. While a medical student, he completed a Masters program in pathology. After completing his postgraduate education, he entered private practice in Toledo, Ohio and participated in the teaching program for family practice residents at the Medical College of Ohio. In 1978 he moved to Phoenix where he joined a group practice and was a preceptor for the family practice residents at Good Samaritan Hospital. He was also the medical director for a health plan in Phoenix, and was the medical director of a national pharmaceutical research company. He was voted by his peers as one of Phoenix's "TOP DOCs." Since retiring from those positions, he has enjoyed being a staff physician for Canyonlands Healthcare where he has a special interest in diabetes care.


Jo-Ann Draper, FNP
Jo-Ann graduated in 1976 from Mesa Community College in Mesa, Arizona with an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Nursing. After graduating, Jo-Ann worked in a private practice office with an obstetrician/gynecologist until 1977. Next, she began working at Mesa Community Hospital in Mesa, Arizona as a Registered Nurse on the medical/surgical floor. In 1990, Jo-Ann was hired by Mount Graham Regional Medical Center in Safford, Arizona where she continued to work as a Registered Nurse on the medical/surgical floor. Jo-Ann, later continued her education with the University of Phoenix in Tucson, Arizona, graduating in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She continued attending the University of Phoenix in Tucson, Arizona and graduated in 2007 with a Master of Science in Nursing and Family Practitioner degree. She is licensed by the Arizona State Board on Nursing. In October 2007, Jo-Ann joined the staff of Canyonlands Healthcare in Safford, Arizona.

Matthew Marshall, FNP

Matthew was born in Southern Colorado and raised in a small farming community where he was taught the value of hard work and love of family and nature. Several moves in his childhood between Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, and Utah taught Matthew the value of flexibility and learning to meet new people quickly. At the age of 17, he and his mother moved to Hawaii where he wanted fo follow a dream of being an oceanographer. Unfortunately, he came to find out that he and sharks did not get along very well, so he abandoned the plan and continued his eduation at Ricks College in Rexburg, Idaho. It was there that he met his wife. He then wanted to become a teacher and took classes to become and elementary school teacher. He served a full time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Montreal, Canada and Billings, Montana. After two years, he returned to home in Provo, Utah and commenced working while attending school to become a teacher. A job presented itself as a nurse's aide with a home care agency. From the first day, Matthew felt a type of fulfillment which he has never felt before. Serving others who were sick or afflicted and easing their pain and suffering was a new calling. He re-met his to-be wife and then started to pursue nursing as a profession. After becoming a nurse, a series of events took place where he knew that he needed to continue schooling. Four and a half years later he graduated as a Family Nurse Practitioner. He has been led throughout his life by his Heavenly Father and appreciates his guidance in preparing him for his vocation. He has been blessed with a loving wife, and five wonderful children. They really enjoy spending time outdoors and want to pursue having a small hobby farm. They home-school their children and enjoy having them in their home. His wife is a Registered Dietician, which makes it easy to eat well. He enjoys hiking, camping, fishing, golfing, gardening, and swimming. He is looking forward to stability and a place where his kids can grow up.


Dr. Benjamin Gardea, Jr.
Dr. Gardea attended the New Jersey Dental School receiving his Doctor of Dental Medicine in May 2010. Upon graduation, he completed a one-year residency at El Rio Community Health Center in Tucson, AZ. He completed his residency in June 2011. Dr. Gardea received his license from the Arizona State Board of Dental Examiners in August 2010. Dr. Gardea relocated to Safford, Arizona and joined the staff at Canyonlands Healthcare in July 2011.

Marie Rodriquez, Dental Hygienist

Marie attended Arizona State University, graduating in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts inSociology. While attending ASU she worked as a dental assistant, making this her career for 6 years. She soon realized she wanted to expand her education and love for dentistry. She then attended Rio Salado, receiving her Dental Hygiene degree in 2011. She is a Safford, AZ native and has a passion for her community and the public's health. Marie relocated to Safford when joining the Canyonlands Healthcare team in 2012.


Canyonlands Healthcare
827 Vista Ave
PO Box 1625
Page, AZ 86040
Phone: 928-645-9675
Fax: 928-645-2626 fax
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