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Know your Co-Worker: Pam Baker-Redman

Pam Baker-Redman

Name: Pam Baker-Redman, RN

Job Title: Clinical Specialist, RN

Department/Program Name: School Health

Years worked at LFCHD: 4+ years full-time (stand by now)

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD? The people! Teamwork and flexibility.

What was your previous job (if different from current position)? Retired from Bureau of Prisons/FMC-Lexington.

What is your favorite movie, type of music/musician or book? It would be easier to say what I don’t like!

What is your favorite color? Blue

What is your favorite food/place to eat? Winchell’s

What do you like to do for fun? Travel

What word(s) describe you best? Positive

What is your greatest accomplishment? Completing four years of college as a single parent and watching both my children graduate as well. Then, passing the physical requirements to work at the Federal Prison at the age of 58 and starting a wound program that had never been done before in a Federal Prison.

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Know Your Co-Worker: Donna Lassanske

Donna Lassanske

Name: Donna Lassanske

Job Title: Registered Nurse

Department/Program Name: Clinical Services – TB

Years worked at LFCHD: 2 months

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD? Great people

What was your previous job (if different from current position)? Diagnostic Services

What is your favorite movie, type of music/musician or book? Funny movies or muscials, and oldie goldies and country music.

What is your favorite color? Light purple or blue

What is your favorite food/place to eat? Cracker Barrel, O’ Charlies, Cheddars, and Applebees

What do you like to do for fun? I like to be outdoors and do yard and garden work.

What type of pets do you have? Two horses, one barn cat, a mare, and foal.

What word(s) describe you best? Reserved, but engaging.

What is your greatest accomplishment? I raised three adopted children into adulthood.

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Know Your Co-Worker: Tara Mason

Name: Tara Mason

Job Title: Health Educator

Department/Program Name: CHEE/Diabetes

Years worked at LFCHD: 5

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD? I love teaching people how to improve their health.

What was your previous job (if different from current position)?: Disease Intervention and HIV Outreach Specialist

What is your favorite movie, type of music/musician or book? TV: Game of Thrones, Music: Cake and Maxwell.

What is your favorite color? Yellow

What is your favorite food/place to eat?  I love ethnic foods: Ethiopian, Thai, Indian, or Latin. I will eat just about anything!

What do you like to do for fun? Traveling, trying out new foods/restaurants, and going to the movies.

What type of pets do you have? A cat named Saul.

What word(s) describe you best? Blunt

What is your greatest accomplishment? Living and working abroad in the US Peace Corps.

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Know your Co-Worker: Jenna Schwartz

Jenna Schwartz

Name: Jenna Schwartz

Job Title: Senior WIC Dietitian Specialist

Department/Program Name: WIC

Years worked at LFCHD 2.5 years

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD? Helping women have healthier pregnancies and educating and empowering parents to make healthy choices for their children.

What was your previous job (if different from current position)? Working with home health and clients on tube feeding and TPN.

What is your favorite movie, type of music/musician or book? My favorite author is Shauna Niequist

What is your favorite color? Sangria

What is your favorite food/place to eat? I love Mexican and Indian inspired food. I also love brunch foods.

What do you like to do for fun? Walking, yoga, and spending time with close family and friends.

What word(s) describe you best? Trustworthy, Caring, Disciplined, Sweet

What is your greatest accomplishment? Being married to my best friend, Aaron, and having our son, Liam.

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Know Your Co-Worker: Karen Cecil

Name: Karen Cecil

Job Title: Reimbursement Specialist

Department/Program Name: Accounting/Billing

Years worked at LFCHD: 4 years

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD? People/my job

What was your previous job (if different from current position)? Home Health

What is your favorite movie, type of music/musician or book? Old movies (classic & western), old rock n’ roll

What is your favorite color? Blue

What is your favorite food/place to eat? Sushi & Chinese

What do you like to do for fun? Hanging out with my friends, traveling, and sewing

What type of pets do you have? A cat and I have always had a dog(s) until recently

What word(s) describe you best? Friendly, outgoing

What is your greatest accomplishment? My children and surviving

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Let’s get to know each other!

The Employee Association wants to help LFCHD staff get to know each other better! If you haven’t already participated and you are interested in sharing more about yourself, take a few moments to fill out the form below. We look forward to getting know you and your co-workers!

Know Your Co-Worker: Gail Maxam

Gail Maxam

Name: Gail Maxam

Job Title: Billing Coordinator, CPC

Department/Program Name: Billing – Public Health

Years worked at LFCHD: 10 months

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD? Schedule and challenges

What was your previous job (if different from current position)? Accounts Receivable Reimbursement Specialist

What is your favorite movie, type of music/musician or book? Pay It Forward

What is your favorite color? Blue

What is your favorite food/place to eat? Pizza

What do you like to do for fun? Hiking

What type of pets do you have? 3 dogs and 2 cats

What word(s) describe you best? Compassionate

What is your greatest accomplishment? Graduating college with highest honors while working full time, getting CPC certified and finding a job I love.

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Know Your Co-Worker: Rebekah Shoopman

Name: Rebekah Shoopman

Job Title: WIC Nutrition Education Coordinator

Department/Program Name: WIC

Years worked at LFCHD: 7 years

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD? The friendships that I have made.

What was your previous job (if different from current position)? WIC Nutrition Specialist

What is your favorite movie, type of music/musician or book? Favorite book-Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Movie-I am a Disney kid!

What is your favorite color? Blue

What is your favorite food/place to eat? Papalenos in Berea

What do you like to do for fun? Spend time with my kids, play softball and piano.

What type of pets do you have? One dog and two cats.

What word(s) describe you best? Happy

What is your greatest accomplishment? Being a mother of two girls.

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Know Your Co-Worker: Kimberly Harris

kimberly Harris

Name: Kimberly Harris

Job Title: Coordinator Nursing and Public Health Projects

Department/Program Name: Communicable Disease/Clinical Services

Years worked at LFCHD: 8 years

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD? I really enjoy working in Public Health and playing a part in all the services we offer to make the community healthier. I also have some of the best co-workers around!

What was your previous job (if different from current position)? Before coming to the health department, I worked as a nurse at Saint Joseph London. I have previously worked here as a nurse in School Health, Community Education (now CHEE), Public Health Clinic, and Communicable Disease/TB.

What is your favorite movie, type of music/musician or book? I don’t really have any particular favorites. My kids love the movies Trolls and Zootopia, so those are a couple of favorites in our household.

What is your favorite color? Blue

What is your favorite food/place to eat? Pizza or Steak

What do you like to do for fun? I enjoy spending quality time with my little family. I also enjoy watching Netflix and painting pottery.

What type of pets do you have? I have one dog, a Yorkie, named Max.

What word(s) describe you best? Friendly and compassionate

What is your greatest accomplishment? My kids, Oliver and Olivia

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Know Your Co-Worker: Kelli Gould

Kelli Gould

Name: Kelli Gould

Job Title: WIC Nutrition Specialist

Department/Program Name: WIC

Years worked at LFCHD: 6 years

What is your favorite thing about working at LFCHD? Helping the community and working with great co-workers.

What was your previous job (if different from current position)? Catering Manager

What is your favorite movie, type of music/musician or book? Home Alone

What is your favorite color? Pink

What is your favorite food/place to eat? Pizza/Pazzos

What do you like to do for fun? All things outdoors

What is your greatest accomplishment? My two children

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