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Staff Highlight

Health Project Welcomes Staff!


Emma Westerholm joined the Health Project’s Enrollment team as a Community Health Worker specializing in enrollment for Medicaid and Food Assistance program. Emma recently moved from Iowa where she was a grant manager and enrollment specialist with a Federally Qualified Health Center.

Stephani Lomax, Enrollment and Pharmaceutical and Access Specialist, joined the Health Project’s Enrollment team in November specializing in the pharmacy access program. A former pharmacy technologist from Mercy Health’s Hackley Professional Pharmacy, she is a wealth of information about existing services for people.

Kharisma Kitchen is our new Department Secretary of the CHIR team. A long-time staff of Mary Freebed at Mercy Health’s Hackley Campus, she brings a vast array of knowledge while working closely with our administrative leaders.

Kelli Delong is the Program Coordinator for the Community Health Innovation Region (CHIR), Michigan’s test pilot for the State Innovation Model (SIM). Kelli has been with Mercy Health for six years working in both the hospital and primary care settings. She is experienced in practice management and operations and is finishing up her Masters in Health Administration from GVSU.

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The Health Project provides a number of direct services to eligible members of the community. These services include the following programs:

community spotlight

Nicole Flores

Outreach and Enrollment Specialist

Nicole Flores is an active Enroll West Michigan partner. She helps patients obtain affordable insurance through or through

what’s happening

Sr. Simone Courtade Grant Application Now Available - Letters of Intent Due March 13th

Sister Simone Courtade Grant Program was created by the Sisters of Mercy to support, strengthen and sustain our organizational Mission in the community. The specific intent of …

Muskegon County May Increase Tobacco Age to 21

One West Michigan county is a step closer to changing the age to buy tobacco products.

Muskegon County commissioners say they support changing the legal purchasing age …

Increase of Tobacco-Buying Age to 21 Proposed to County Commissioners

Muskegon County Board of Commissioners voted to approve a resolution that supports raising the minimum legal age to purchase tobacco products.

At a full board meeting Tuesday, …

staff highlight

MCHP’s New Staff

Meet Emma, Stephani, Kharisma, and Kelli.

We’ve recently expanded our Enrollment and CHIR teams to better serve our community and their needs. We welcome our new staff!

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