Meet Our Team
The team at Uncompahgre Medical Center is committed to providing Quality, Cost Effective, Accessible healthcare.
The staff at UMC is dedicated to providing exceptional personalized quality healthcare.
Kelley Prince, MD, FAAFP, is a Board Certified Family Medicine physician who spent her early years in Virginia and graduated from Elon University in North Carolina. She is a graduate of the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and completed Family Medicine Residency in Virginia. In 2008 she relocated to Southern California and joined Bristol Park Medical Group, bought by MemorialCare Health System in 2011.
As a practicing physician at MemorialCare Health System, Dr. Prince also served as Medical Director of Population Health. She established chronic disease and high-risk care management programs and Post-Discharge Clinics. Dr. Prince partnered in Quality Improvement, Best Practices, and EMR development to support quality outcomes, utilization, and operational workflows. She led the creation of EMR Wellness and Disease Registries. She also served on the MemorialCare Medical Group Board of Directors.
Dr. Prince has served as Senior Medical Director, UM Operations, for Beaver Medical Group, a large multi-specialty medical group including 25 medical specialties. Her responsibilities included Utilization Management, Operations, and Innovation with oversight of Ambulatory, Inpatient, and Pharmacy Utilization, increasing access for specialists. She spearheaded an HCC/Wellness Clinic and served as co-author of a Health Plan Innovation Grant for a Virtual Post Discharge & Telehealth Team. Dr. Prince is a Certified Lean Leader.
Dr. Prince has most recently served the Torrance Memorial Health System as Chief Medical Officer. She provided clinical leadership and population health management for Torrance Health IPA and Torrance Memorial Integrated Physicians, LLC (ACO). She facilitated collaboration and strategic direction for Quality, Inpatient & Ambulatory UM, Care Management/Care Transitions, HCC/Coding, Pharmacy & Therapeutics, and Palliative Care.
Dr. Prince has a passion for connecting health care partners to drive clinical and strategic outcomes, strengthen operational efficiency, and support the local community's health. She enjoys collaborating with clinicians, administrative leaders, and community partners through team and program development, innovation, and a shared commitment to excellence.
Dr. Prince is a wife, mother of two, CrossFit enthusiast, and lover of Great Danes. She and her family are thrilled to have relocated to Colorado, joining the outstanding UMC team to serve the local community.
Robin is dedicated to providing comprehensive primary care in rural Colorado. Born in Fairplay, CO she moved to Norwood when she was one and a half. She attended PA school at Midwestern University in Phoenix, Arizona and worked as a PA for Indian Health Services in Shiprock, New Mexico for a year and a half before joining the team at Uncompahgre Medical Center in Norwood, Colorado.
Robin is passionate about providing quality health care to a rural population. While in school she focused on learning about and providing medical care to rural communities through rotations in rural Arizona, refugee clinics in Phoenix, the Navajo reservation, and Honduras. It was her dream to be able to return to her rural Colorado county to work with the region that raised her.
Outside of work Robin enjoys playing with and raising her 2 young daughters with her husband (who is also a San Miguel County native), spending time with family and friends, hiking, running, camping, skiing, biking, cooking, baking, and playing or listening to music.
Robin has enjoyed being a Physician Assistant at Uncompahgre Medical Center in Norwood for the since 2013 and looks forward to a long career providing quality, comprehensive medical care to rural Colorado.
Dr. Andrew Baker grew up in Atlanta, GA. He attended medical school at Ross University, completing his residency in Family Medicine at Emory University in 2011. Following residency, Dr. Baker moved out to the Southwest to take a position at Chinle Hospital, an IHS facility in the center of the Navajo reservation near Canyon De Chelly. He and his family soon discovered Telluride on weekend ski-cations and visits, which became more frequent. While his wife and son relocated to the local area in 2014, Dr. Baker continued commuting to Chinle, where he served first as a staff physician, later as Chief of Family Practice, and more recently as Deputy Medical Director. Dr. Baker values community-based care and the broad scope of practice Family Medicine offers. He is thrilled to be returning closer to home as a full-time clinician with Uncompaghre Medical Center. In his spare time, Dr. Baker enjoys spending time with his family, strumming the guitar and gathering with friends for modern hobby board gaming.
Thomas provides a whole person approach to therapy and the treatment of mental health and substance use disorders. Thomas enjoys working with individuals, families, groups, adults and adolescents. Thomas's experience uses a wide variety of treatment modalities including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing, solution-focused therapy and aspects of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to address anxiety, depression, substance-use, self-harm behaviors, trauma, PTSD, self-esteem, disordered eating, and unhealthy communication skills. As a graduate of the University of Louisville Kent School of Social Work, Thomas has the philosophy that each individual has within themselves the tools necessary to live a healthy, productive, and happy life and looks forward to supporting the Norwood and Local communities. Outside of work, Thomas enjoys engaging in community volunteer work, spending time outdoors and backcountry driving.
Dr. Sarah May was born and raised in Illinois. She graduated with a Bachelors in Science from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Sarah attended A.T. Still University in Arizona where she completed her Doctor of Dental Medicine degree while simultaneously receiving her Master’s in Public Health. After graduating dental school she continued her education in a General Practice Residency. Since graduating the GPR she has worked on the Navajo Nation, served as the Dental Director at a health department and a GPR program. She is passionate about improving the community through oral health education, prevention and treatment of oral health conditions. She is enthusiastic about serving the oral health needs of our community. Sarah spends her free time outside in the San Juans with her dog, Wilbur.
Dr. Marco Luker, PharmD, RPh, is the Pharmacy Director for UMC. Marco graduated from the University of Colorado Denver with a Bachelor’s of Science in biology, a minor in chemistry in 2010, and a Doctorate of Pharmacy from Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (University of Colorado) in 2015. Marco has a wealth of pharmacy experience from working in retail and long-term care settings. As a part of his training in pharmacy school, he obtained a comprehensive knowledge of medications used in chronic diseases and pain management. Marco is the clinical pharmacy consultant for the UMC medical team and manages the pharmacy connected to the clinic.
Senior Leadership Team
Charles (Chuck) Porth, a Navy brat, received a combination of public and private education in Missouri, culminating in dual master’s degrees from the University of Missouri. Since graduation, he has held senior leadership roles in integrated delivery systems (i.e. Scott & White, Carle Clinic Foundation, Phoebe Putney Health System), independent hospitals and physician practices (i.e. Lincoln General Hospital, Florida Heart Associates), and for-profit organizations (i.e. UHS).
The result of his work has been recognized by Monitrend, Thomson Top 100, Health Grades, ACHE, MGMA, Affordable Care Organizations, CMS, and insurance companies. A Fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives, he has made professional presentations to local and international professional groups.
Mr. Porth married his high school sweetheart and has three children. He is a retired Division I girls soccer club coach, soccer referee, and baseball umpire.
A nature enthusiast Mr. Porth enjoys experiences in natural areas in the USA. He has also enjoyed diverse “working” experiences including being on Paramount Pictures staff for the movie Terms of Endearment.
Ann ONeal, you might know her as Lowrance, spent her childhood running around the local area before joining the US Airforce at 19 where she worked as an AGE mechanic. After getting the medical boot, she spent a couple years in Florida before settling in Austin, TX for 12 years before moving back home in the fall of 2019. She holds an Associate of Science degree in Biology and is currently working on a Bachelors in Healthcare Information Management at Capella University. She has worked in the nonprofit sector at Caritas of Austin and was most recently an office manager for a local irrigation company. She has a passion for helping those in the community and being a friendly face and safe person for those who need it.
Brandi started at UMC in March of 2021. Prior to joining UMC, Brandi worked at the Lone Cone Library in Norwood, CO. At the library, Brandi began working in compliance through HR. Brandi is a Colorado native. Her family were some of the first settlers of Disappointment Valley in the 1880’s/1890’s where they thrived in the uranium industry. Brandi was born in Colorado Springs, but her parents moved back to Norwood when she was two. Brandi joined the medical board in 2020. She learned a lot about the inner workings of the clinic and took a chance to apply when the compliance position opened. After getting the amazing offer to join, Brandi has been working hard to complete the necessary trainings and get the certifications needed to help UMC stay in compliance.
UMC's board of directors are dedicated deeply involved members of the community
Careers at UMC
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Uncompahgre Medical Center is seeking a Dental Assistant.
40 hours a week
Pay Range – Hourly DOE $16.00-$21.00
Benefits: Health, Vision, Life & Accident Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Retirement Plan
176 hours of PTO
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