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Care Navigation Hours

Available throughout the week

Patient Care (Clinic) Hours

Monday:  9:00am - 12:00pm
Tuesday:  5:00pm - 8:00pm
Thursday:  9:00am - 12:00pm

 

OUR STORY

Since early 2021, the Blue Ridge Free Clinic has been committed to providing exceptional care in a compassionate and friendly atmosphere.  We believe that our patients deserve the best care possible, and we make every effort to make sure you feel welcome and at ease.

Whether you’re coming in for a simple checkup or a more complex treatment regimen, our dedicated team of health practitioners has the skills and resources to manage all your health needs.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

2021

SUSAN ADAMSON

Chair

Susan Adamson is a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) who has more than twenty years' experience caring for patients with complex healthcare needs at a free clinic.  She enjoys helping patients take control of their health and embraces shared decision-making.  Susan has served as a teacher and preceptor to many clinical students over the years.  She spends her spare time cycling and playing with her granddaughters.

LYNNE EGGERT

Vice-Chair

Lynne Eggert is an Adult Nurse Practitioner (NP) who has been providing healthcare for adults with acute and chronic conditions for 25 years.  Having lived and worked in urban and rural settings both within the United States and abroad, she and her family have been delighted to call Harrisonburg their home for the past 9 years.  Lynne’s passion is helping people understand their bodies and their health conditions so they can feel empowered to make informed health care choices. 

SHARON MAIEWSKI

Member

Sharon Maiewski is a Physician Assistant (PA-C) who has been providing healthcare to the medically underserved for nearly 35 years.  Connecting patients with the resources they need to accomplish their personal health goals is the most gratifying aspect of the work she does.  Sharon is a volunteer provider with the Healthcare for the Homeless Suitcase Clinic and the Academic Coordinator of the Physician Assistant Program at James Madison University.

ABBY MASSEY

Medical Director

Abby Massey, MD is the medical director and assistant professor for the JMU Physician Assistant Program and works clinically at Sentara RMH in the Emergency Department as an Attending Emergency Physician. Dr. Massey has been in clinical practice for 16 years.  Most recently Dr. Massey left private practice to relocate back to the Shenandoah Valley to pursue her love of teaching students.

MARK MAST

Treasurer

Mark Mast, MD is a family physician who worked in Rockingham county for 19 years in both private practice and corporate medicine.  He currently works with the Care-A-Van in Richmond providing primary care to the uninsured.  He enjoys working with populations where traditional medical delivery models are lacking.  He grew up in Argentina and is fluent in Spanish.

MATT REIDENBACH

Member

Matt Reidenbach is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at James Madison University specializing in accounting information systems.  His teaching and research work on internal controls is based in part on his experience as an auditor for Deloitte LLP serving clients in the healthcare and higher education sectors. Matt holds a PhD in accounting from Drexel University and has passed the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam in Pennsylvania (inactive license status).  Outside of work, Matt enjoys the many outdoor adventure opportunities the Shenandoah Valley offers including biking, hiking, and water sports.

WHITNEY SIMMONS

Member

Whitney Simmons is a certified physician assistant (PA-C) who currently serves as an Assistant Professor for the James Madison University Physician Assistant program.  She also works for the Sentara RMH Medical Group in primary care.  Whitney has 12 years of clinical practice experience in primary care and has treated a wide range of patients from newborns to geriatrics.  She has worked in both private practice settings and healthcare corporations, allowing her to understand the demands of providing high quality, evidence-based, collaborative care.

TED SUDOL

Secretary

Ted Sudol is a resident of Harrisonburg.  Ted serves as managing director for Carter Global, a worldwide consulting firm focused on philanthropy and fundraising.  His 40+ years career as a lawyer, executive, and consultant has included experiences in healthcare, human services, education, and conservation.  He is a graduate of Georgetown and Temple Law School.

JERRY WENIGER

Member

Jerry Weniger is a certified physician assistant (PA-C) who is currently an Associate Professor at James Madison University and Director of the graduate Physician Assistant Program.  His clinical background is in Orthopedic Surgery and Emergency Medicine.  Jerry enjoys serving his local church, playing the drums, and watching college football/basketball.