Dolores J. Lindsay, MPA

Founder, President and CEO

Mrs. Lindsay founded The HealthCare Connection (formerly the Lincoln Heights Health Center) from a four bedroom apartment in Lincoln Heights. Since then Mrs. Lindsay has expanded services at The Lincoln Heights Health Center to include both medical and dental services, and opened two new stand-alone centers in Mt. Healthy and Forest Park. Mrs. Lindsay also led the charge for increasing services to those with behavioral health and medical co-morbidities through partnering with three local behavioral health agencies to open five co-located health centers.

Barbara Bailey, BSN, MHA

Chief Operating Officer

Barbara joined THCC in July 2014 as the organization’s Chief Operating Officer. Barbara graduated from St. Louis University with her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Webster University with her Master in Health Administration (MHA).  Barbara has greater than 15 years of health care experience in increasingly responsible roles within community health centers.  In her most recent position, Barbara served as Vice President/COO of Grace Hill Community Health Centers, Inc. in St. Louis, Missouri.  During her tenure the number of unique users grew to 48,000 patients.

Dr. Mary Weatherington

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Weatherington has been a provider at THCC since 2004. Dr. Weatherington completed her medical school training at Southern Illinois University. She completed her residency training at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. She has worked for the Butler County Health Department and Internists of Fairfield.

Dr. Lynda Roberts-Riddle

Chief Dental Officer

Dr. Riddle received a Bachelor of Science degree from Howard University College in Washington, D.C. Her dental degree was awarded by the Howard University College of Dentistry in 1981.She is certified in general dentistry and licensed in the State of Ohio. Dr. Roberts-Riddle has previously practiced in the private sector in Cleveland and Cincinnati and, for many years, at what is currently known as CincySmiles, a local not-for-profit agency. She has been with Lincoln Heights Dental Center since 2002 and assumed the position of Dental Officer in November 2009.

Joanne Dwyer

Chief Financial Officer

Joanne Dwyer is the Chief Financial Officer for THCC. Joanne received her bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Grand Valley State University.

Joanne has been with THCC  since 2009 and has helped bring THCC to exceed the standards of accounting and finance, as well as completing annual audits for health center compliance. Joanne brings a wealth of experience to THCC, previously serving as Accounting Manager at Bradford Packaging, and Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance at Accounting Hope Network.

Shirley Madison

Manager, Revenue Cycles and Systems

Shirley joined THCC in June 2004 as the Manager of Revenue Cycles and Systems. Since then Shirley has managed provider credentialing, FTCA compliance, provider schedules, and vendor contracting.

Prior to joining THCC Shirley received her bachelor’s degree in Education from West Virginia State University. She worked as a Credentialing Analyst at UC Health, Operations Manager at IBM and Director of Customer Service at CareSource.

Susanne A. Tulloss

Director of Development

(513) 483-3072 | SusanneT@healthcare-connection.org

Susanne is the Director of Development for THCC. She joined THCC in November of 2016. Susanne received her Masters of Public Administration from Northern Kentucky University. Prior to joining our team she worked as the Membership Development Director for the Greater Hamilton Chamber of Commerce for 14 years. She has also worked as a Membership Extension Specialist for Girl Scouts Western Ohio. Her responsibilities include fundraising, marketing, and business development.

 

Solimar Jimenez

Development & Community Relations Associate

(513) 483-3081 | solimarji@healthcare-connection.org

Solimar first joined THCC in May of 2014 as a Development Intern. She graduated in May of 2015 with a B.S. in Health Services Administration from Xavier University. In August 2015, Solimar rejoined THCC as the new Community Relations Associate. Her responsibilities include community outreach events, marketing, patient outreach and communication.

 

Kyle Rife

Director of Quality Improvement

Kyle joined THCC in March, 2015 as the Director of Quality Improvement.  She also acts as the organization’s Risk and Safety Manager.  Kyle graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a BS degree in Sociology with additional focus in Communications.  She also completed training as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.  Kyle has worked in various aspects of health care including patient advocacy, patient relations, quality management and physician office operations.  She most recently was employed by Mercy Health Physicians and has also worked for Hoxworth Blood Center and Talbert House.

Charles Woode

Outreach and Enrollment Coordinator

513-483-3041 | charlesw3@healthcare-connection.org

Charles Woode is a retired Hamilton County Jobs & Family Services Director of Health Services. Charles has a long history with THCC. A former board chair and long time board member, he finally  joined THCC as an employee in 2013 as Outreach and Enrollment Coordinator. He has completed specialized training from the federal government to become a Certified Application Counselor.

Diane Becker

Practice Manager, Lincoln Heights Dental Center

Diane Becker joined THCC in 2005 while contracted with Cincy Smiles Foundation. She is the Dental Practice Manager at THCC’s Lincoln Heights Dental Center.  Her responsibilities include supervising dental staff, customer service, and analyzing data that is essential to balancing the dental department’s budget.

Diane received her bachelor’s degree in Art Therapy (with a cognate in Social Work) from Bowling Green State University in 1992. She has 20 plus years of management experience, including management at RA Burr & Company and AcuPOLL Research.  The majority of her career  has been spent in the non-profit field as a Case Manager at St. Joseph’s Orphanage, Operations Manager at Uptown Arts and, here at Lincoln Heights Dental Center.

Judy Taennis, RN

Practice Manager, Lincoln Heights & Forest Park

Judy is the Practice Manager of THCC’s Lincoln Heights Health Center and Forest Park Health Center. In her role she manages the day-to-day operations of the practices, collaborating with all locations to ensure patients receive the best quality services.

Judy joined THCC over 20 years ago as a registered nurse, and was promoted into her role as Practice Manager in 2011.

Kimberly Taylor, RN

Practice Manager, Mt. Healthy Family Practice

Kimberly  is the Practice Manager of THCC’s Mt. Healthy Family Practice. Kimberly has 22 years of experience ranging from Pediatrics to Geriatrics. She has worked in hospital settings, nursing and rehabilitation centers, and has managed 3 FQHC facilities. She received her LPN certification from Cincinnati Public School of Practical Nursing  and her Associate of Applied Science in Nursing from Galen College of Nursing.

Mary Jane Bullen, RN, CCP

Care Coordinator

Mary Jane Bullen is THCC’s Care Coordinator. Mary recevied her Diploma of Nursing from The Christ Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences. She previously worked at The Christ Hospital as a care manager and floor nurse. She has also worked for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center as a Business Manager, where she developed and managed the continuing medical education department.