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  • Dr. Welton

     

    Laurie A. Welton

    D.O., P.A., Specializing in Infectious Diseases

    In practice since 1997


     Board Certified Infectious Disease (August 2000 2010)

    Board Certified Internal Medicine (August 1998, 2008 2018)

     Board Certified Osteopathic Medicine (February 1992)                                      

     

    HOSPITAL AFFILIATION:
    • Sebastian River Medical Center Sebastian, Florida — Infection Control Committee
    • Sebastian River Medical Center Sebastian, Florida — Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
    • HealthSouth Treasure Coast Rehab Hospital Vero Beach, Florida — Infection Control Committee
    • Indian River Medical Center Vero Beach, Florida — Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
    POST GRADUATE EDUCATION:
    • Internship Metropolitan Hospital (07/1992 06/1993)
      1919 Boston Street SE
      Grand Rapids, Michigan 49506
      Internal Medicine
    • Residency Tuscon General Hospital (09/1993 06/1995)
      3838 North Campbell Avenue
      Tuscon, Arizona 85719
      Internal Medicine
    • Fellowship William Beaumont Hospital (07/1995 07/1997)
      3601 West 13th Mile Road
      Royal Oak, Michigan 48073
      Fellow, Divison of Infectious Disease
    EDUCATION/ CERTIFICATION:
    • Michigan State University, 09/1977 06/1981
      Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
    • Grand Valley State University, 09/1982 06/1987
      Master of Science in Microbiology/Virology
    • Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, 09/1988 06/1992
      Doctor of Osteopathy
    MEMBERSHIP:
    • Haiti Clinic — Board Member, Treasurer
    • International Society of Travel Medicine — Member
    • Project Response — Board Member
    • American Society of Microbiology — Member
    • Infectious Disease Society of America — Member
    • American Osteopathic Association — Member
    • American Osteopathic Internists — Member
    • Florida Medical Society — Member
    RESEARCH:
    • Coccidioidomycosis in an Endemic Community Hopital A Dilemma for Diagnosis and Treatment
      Tuscon General Hospital
      Tuscon, Arizona 1993-1995
      In revision for publication
    • Analysis of Antimicrobial Resistance in Enterocci of Turkey Origin
      William Beaumont Hospital
      Welton LA, Thai LA, Perri MB, Donabedian S, McMahon, Zervos MJ
    PUBLICATIONS:
    • Antimicrobial Resistance in Enterococci Isolated from Turkey Flocks Fed Virginiamycin
      Welton LA, Thai LA, Perri MB, Donabedian S, McMahon, Chow JW, Zervos MJ
    • Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice
      Laurie Welton and Marcus J. Zervos 1996; 5:535-537
    ABSTRACTS & PRESENTATION AT SCIENTIFIC MEETING:
    • Analysis of Antimicrobial Resistance in Enterocci of Turkey Region
      General meeting of the American Society of Microbiology, New Orleans LA
      Welton LA, Thai LA, Perri MB, Donabedian S, McMahon, Zervos MJ
      May 19 23, 1996
    • Antimicrobial Resistance in Enterocci Isolated from Turkeys Fed Virginiamycin
      36th Annual meeting of ICAAC, New Orleans LA
      Welson LA, Thai LA, Perri MB, Donabedian S, McMahon, Chow JW, Zervos MJ
      eptember 15 17, 1996
    INVITED LECTURES:
    • HIV in the New Millennium, HIV Salvage Therapy
      American College of Osteopathic Internists Annual Meeting
      Palm Springs, California 1999
    • HIV in Women
      OB/GYN GOCMET Meeting
      Michigan State University, April 2000
    • Antibiotic Resistance
      Grand Rounds McLaren Regional Medical Center
    • Antimicrobial Resistance in Enterococci
      CME Program Physician Update
      Lapeer Hospital, October 2000
    • Community Update of Hepatitis C
      Lapeer Hospital, November 2000
    • HIV in Women & Antibiotic Resistance
      American College of Osteopathic Internists Annual Conference, October 2000
    • Moderator and Speaker Bioterrorism Update II
      Monthly Grand Rounds of Bioterrorism Update
      McLaren Hospital American College of Osteopathic Internists Annual Meeting
      Frequent Local Lectures on Infectious Disease Topics 2002
    • Hepatitis C Update
      Sponsored by Shearing Corporation
      Stuart FL, November 2003
    INTERESTS:
    • Flying
    • Biking
    • Scuba Diving
    • Traveling
    • Kayaking
    • Skiing
  •  

    Michelle Jabeth Bacon

    ARNP

     


     

    Florida Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (FL License #ARNP9188294)

     

     

    EDUCATION:
    • Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida
      Master of Science in Nursing, 2014
    • New Jersey City University, Jersey City, New Jersey
      Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2001
    • Christ Hospital School of Nursing, Jersey City, New Jersey
      Associate in Science, 1994
    CERTIFICATIONS:
    • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners — Member
      June 2014 - Present
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support & Basic Life Support
      December 2012
    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
    • Vero Renal Associates, Vero Beach, Florida
      Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, Dec. 2014 - Mar. 2016
    • Coastal Primary & Urgent Care, Ft. Pierce, Florida
      Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, July 2014 - Oct. 2014
    • Martin Health Systems, Stuart, Florida
      Cardiology Stress Testing Nurse, Jan. 2008 - Mar. 2013
    • Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, Hamilton, New Jersey
      Cardiac Catheterization Nurse, Aug. 2004 - July 2007
    • Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, Florida
      Cardiac Catheterization Nurse, Aug. 2003 - July 2004
    CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:
    • Primary Care Associate's - Valarie Collabella, ARNP
      161 Hours
    • Hands Clinic of St. Lucie County - Robin Pavcik, ARNP
      93 Hours
    • Grace Women's Health Care - Denise Joseph, ARNP
      109 Hours
    • Cornerstone Pediatrics - Dr. Milton Aponte, MD
      95 Hours
    • Water's Edge Dermatology - Shanna Stone, ARNP
      112 Hours
    • Volunteer's in Medicine - Victoria Dodds, ARNP & Elizabeth Tsarnas, ARNP
      198 Hours
    MEMBERSHIPS:
    • American Nurses Association/Florida Nurses Association - 2014
    • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners - 2014
    • Caribbean Nurses Association of the Treasure Coast (CNATC) - 2011
    • Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society - 2000
    COMMUNITY SERVICE:
    • Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute - Community Health Fair
      Ft. Pierce, FL - 2013
    • Family Life Worship Center - Blood pressure screening
      Port St. Lucie, FL - 2012
    • Women & Heart Disease Awareness - Annual Campaign
      Stuart, FL - 2011
  •  

    Barbara A. Baute

    ARNP-C

     


     

    Florida Board of Nursing (FL Licese# ARNP9259103)

     

     

    EDUCATION:
    • Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida
      M.S.N. Adult/Geriatric Nurse Practitioner, 2016
    • Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida
      Bachelor of Science in Nursing, 2006 (Magna Cum Laude)
    • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
      Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Sciences, 1990
    CERTIFICATIONS:
    • ARNP, Florida Board of Nursing — ARNP9259103
    • Basic Life Support
    PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
    • American Geriatrics Society
    • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    • National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization