Leadership Team & Medical Providers

UCS Healthcare’s first priority is your total health, helping you address behavioral and physical issues and illness with a comprehensive approach. Not only are the professionals at UCS experts in their health care fields, they share a commitment to respect patients as individuals, without judgment, and to offer a full spectrum of behavioral and physical health services, including addiction recovery. We focus on treating the whole person — mind and body — in ways that help each individual achieve lifelong wellness. Meet our leadership team and our medical providers. 

Ann Appleseth

Communications Director

Ava Brannon

Project & Site Coordinator

David Chapin, MPA, CADC

Medication Unit Treatment Director

David Huante, MD


Frank Filippelli, DO, PhD

Medical Director, Medication Assisted Treatment

Janet Zwick, BSW

Quality Assurance Director and Compliance Officer

Jen Pearson

Chief Executive Officer

Jerri Ferstl

Chief Financial Officer

Jessica Jankowski, CPCO

Chief Impact Officer

Jodi Smith

Patient Services Director

Joe Freund, MD


Julie Spicer, tLMHC, NCC, CADC

Grant Director

Justin Cochrane

IT Director

LeeAnn Albright, ARNP, FNP-C

Nurse Practitioner

Linda Ream, ARNP, PHMNP-BC

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Lisa Haefner, SCP

Director of Human Resources

Melissa Howard, MA, IADC

Clinical Director

Misty Angrick, BS, LPN, IADC

Medical Services Director

Morgan Huls, ARNP, PMHNP, CFMP

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Neema Matiyabo

Revenue Services Director

Paul Ascheman, Ph.D.

Organizational Psychologist

Rachel Kroeger, ARNP, PMHNP-BC

Nurse Practitioner