Physicians & Staff
Dr. Dick, M.D.
Dr. Dick serves as MedStat's certified Aviation Medical Examiner. As the area's only certified AME, Dr. Dick provides 1st through 3rd class FAA physical exams. Dr. Dick has over 30 years of experience practicing medicine, and brings that expertise to this role. He is also an avid pilot and a Certified Flight Instructor.
Dr. Ehmen, M.D.
Dr. Ehmen is a Certified Medical Review Officer and joined the MedStat staff in 2004. His undergraduate degree is from Illinois Wesleyan University and he attended medical school at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Dr. Ehmen did his residency in Family Practice at Memorial Hospital of South Bend. Dr. Ehmen is Board Certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine.
Dr. Haines, M.D.
Dr. Haines has been affiliated with MedStat since our doors opened. He did his undergraduate work at DePauw University and then went on to the Indiana University School of Medicine to receive his doctorate. He is a navy veteran and held an internship at Ball Memorial Hospital Naval Aerospace Medical Institute (NAMI). He was also a Designated Naval Flight Surgeon in 1969. He is a certified Fellow of the American Academy of Family Practice.
Dr. Yang, M.D.
Dr. Yang joined the staff at MedStat in 2014. She received her Bachelors of Nursing degree from Andrews University, received her Doctor of Medicine from Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda, California, and completed her residency at Memorial Family Medicine Residency in Houston, Texas. Dr. Yang is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and is Board Certified in Family Medicine by the American Board of Family Medicine.
Anita Alcorn, FNP–C
Anita attended Grace College for her undergraduate work and stayed local by attending Indiana Wesleyan University in Marian to obtain her master's degree. Anita is a Family Nurse Practitioner and is Board Certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in Family Practice. Anita began working with MedStat in 2010.
Erin Hice, FNP-C
Erin joined the staff at MedStat in 2016. She received her undergraduate nursing degree from Calhoun Community College in Alabama, as well as, a bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science from Athens State University in Alabama. She obtained her Master's degree in Nursing as a Nurse Practitioner from the University of South Alabama. Erin is a Family Nurse Practitioner and is Board Certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.
Carmen Johnston, PA–C
Carmen completed her undergraduate degree at Grace College and received her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies from the University of St. Francis. Carmen is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants. Carmen began working with MedStat in 2012.
Michelle McDowell, FNP
Michelle McDowell, FNP, is a family nurse practitioner who provides wellness and preventative care for patients. She completed her undergraduate degree, nursing, and her master of family nurse practitioner from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. McDowell joined MedStat in 2018, bringing with her several years of experience as a nurse practitioner throughout southeastern Indiana.
Jerry Parsons, PA–C
Jerry joined MedStat in October 2015 and is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants(AAPA), the Indiana Academy of Physician Assistants(IAPA) and the National Athletic Trainers Association(NATA). He also earned a bachelors degree in athletic training and exercise science and wellness from Ball State University in 1990. He serves on the Advisory Committee of the University of Saint Francis PA Program.
Richard Shults, PA-C
Richard joined the staff at MedStat in November 2015. He received his Bachelors of Nursing degree from East Tennessee State University, received his bachelor's degree in Health Science/Physician Assistant from Butler University, and his master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies with special emphasis in emergency medicine from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Richard is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
Mike Taylor, PA–C
Mike is a Board Certified by the National Commission of Certification of Physician Assistants and joined MedStat staff in 2001. After graduating from Grace College Mike received degrees and certificates from: The Medical University of South Carolina, Catholic University and the Bossangoa Medical Center.
Lori Young, FNP–C
Lori completed her undergraduate degree at the University of St. Francis, and also completed her Master of Family Nurse Practitioner from St. Francis. She has a wide range of experience from emergency care to cardiology. She has also had past experience serving in a teaching capacity for the nursing program at the University of St. Francis. She is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.