Our Care Management team are specially trained to work alongside the physicians and participate in your child’s care. They help identify needs, participate in setting goals to improve your child’s health, assist with medication management, ensure patients and families understand your child’s plan of care, help provide resources and follow up with patients after a visit to the urgent care, emergency room or hospital admission.
Sheri T. LPN, AE-C
Sheri received her LPN degree in 1997 and has been working in the pediatric specialty for her entire nursing career. She joined Cascade Pediatrics in 2006. Sheri became a certified asthma educator through the National Asthma Education Certification Board in 2013. In 2016, Sheri received her care management certification through the MI Center in Clinical Systems Improvement (MI-CCSI). She has a passion for educating patients on self-management of their asthma symptoms as well as monitoring their progress.
Sheri enjoys spending time with family, gardening, working on crafts and being outdoors.
Michelle B. BSN, RN
Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 2001 from a joint program at Bowling Green State University in Ohio and also the University of Toledo Medical Center. She joined Cascade Pediatrics as a RN-Care Manager in 2018. Michelle received her care management certification through the MI Center in Clinical Systems Improvement (MI-CCSI). In February 2021, she earned her certification in the Collaborative Care Management (CoCM) Program through MI-CCSI. This program allows her to manage patient care and collaborate with Psychiatry. Michelle has a passion for patient education in helping others acquire appropriate care for their mental health.
Michelle enjoys reading, spending time with her family, being outdoors, walking, gardening and cooking.
Nickie W. LPN, AE-C
Nickie joined Cascade Pediatrics after receiving her LPN degree from Grand Rapids Community College in 2006. She became part of our asthma care management team in 2016. Nickie received her care management certification through the MI Center in Clinical Systems Improvement (MI-CCSI). Additionally, Nickie earned her asthma educator certification in 2016 from the National Asthma Education Certification Board.
Nickie enjoys spending time with her children and being outside on warm Michigan summer days.
Lauren F. BSN, RN
Lauren earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree in 2020 through Grand Valley State University. She joined Cascade Pediatrics as a triage nurse and RN-care manager in October of 2020. Lauren received her care management certification through the MI Center in Clinical Systems Improvement (MI-CCSI).
Lauren enjoys spending time with her family, including her cats, crafting, painting, and playing board games.
Registered dietitians who work with the physicians to help guide and support patients and families with various issues related to nutrition
Certified lactation specialist who works with the physicians to help new moms with breastfeeding.