Care Management Team – Lexington
Elizabeth Atkins, MSW, CSW
Elizabeth Atkins is an SW Ambulatory Care Coordinator with CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners. A Certified Social Worker, Elizabeth received her degrees in social work from Eastern Kentucky University and the University of Louisville.
Before joining the Health Partners team in 2014, Elizabeth spent seven years in the public school system as a School Based Counselor. She entered the health field by spending three years as a Social Worker at University of Kentucky Medical Center working in Internal Medicine and at UK Markey Cancer Center. Elizabeth onboarded with Catholic Health Initiatives in 2013, working for VNA Health at Home and the Saint Joseph Continuing Care Clinic.
Highly skilled in interpersonal relationships, Elizabeth enjoys making visits to her patients to connect them with community resources, educational materials, medication assistance or to simply check on their overall wellbeing. Strong in her Faith system, Elizabeth has served on committees and the Board of her local church and The Cathedral Domain Camp. When she is not working or volunteering, Elizabeth enjoys going to UK sporting events, community festivals and spending time with her family and friends.
Jenna Auxier, MSW, LCSW
Jenna Auxier is a SW Ambulatory Care Coordinator for CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners. She earned her Masters of Science in Social Work from the Union University in 2015 and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Before joining CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners, she spent the first part of her career in child welfare. Prior to that, she completed an internship at a medical detox facility. She enjoys being outdoors, traveling and spending time with her family and friends in her leisure time.
Michele Baysore, BSN, RN
Michele Baysore is a RN Ambulatory Care Coordinator for CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners. She earned her RN and BSN from Eastern Kentucky University. Michele holds over 20 years of experience in nursing, specifically Infusion nursing and home health nursing. She is extremely passionate about helping people. In her leisure time, Michele enjoys spending time with her five children, reading, and watching movies.
Adona Burress, BSN, RN
Adona Burress is a RN Ambulatory Care Coordinator and has been working with CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners for five years. She earned her BSN from the University of Kentucky, as well as her certification as a childbirth educator. Adona has over 20 years of experience as a nurse working in the Neonatal ICU, OB/GYN, NICU Nursery, childbirth education, and she also served as a care manager. She is passionate about helping others and listening to their concerns. In her leisure time, Adona enjoys being outdoors, reading and spending time with her family.
Tina Cox, CMA
Tina Cox is a Ambulatory Care Coordination Assistant with CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners. Tina has been part of the team for almost five years serving with an internal medicine team as a CMA and AEHR coach before joining Health Partners. Prior to joining the team, Tina was team lead for UK Urology Surgery. Tina also has over 20 years of business experience and is the owner of an apartment complex. In her leisure time, she loves spending time with her horses, going swimming, sewing, and crafting.
Teresa Crowell, BSN, RN
Teresa Crowell is a RN Ambulatory Care Coordinator at CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners. She earned her Bachelors in Nursing from Morehead University and has been a registered nurse for more than 25 years. She joined CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners after owning and operating a durable medical equipment company. Teresa has experience as a regional director for DME, a legal nurse consultant and a charge nurse. In her leisure time, Teresa enjoys reading, hiking and engaging in volunteer work.
Wendy Kaelin, BSN, RN
Wendy Kaelin is a RN Ambulatory Care Coordinator for CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners. She received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Western Governor’s University and has worked for 30 years as a registered nurse. During her career, Wendy has served in several different capacities across insurance, rehabilitation and inpatient settings, including, Neurosurgery ICU, CTVU ICU, home health, infection prevention RN and stroke RN navigator. Currently, Wendy is an advanced stroke life support instructor. In her leisure time, Wendy enjoys going for walks, playing with her dog, traveling, reading, and decorating her home.
Lisa Lee, BSN, RN
Lisa Lee is a RN Ambulatory Care Coordinator for CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Arts, and Associate of Science degrees from Anderson University. Lisa has dedicated over 35 years serving as a registered nurse. Her background includes experience in hospital, public health, skilled nursing home-rehab, school health, family medicine nursing, director of nursing and primary care clinic management. She has maintained her BLS certification and has received certifications in Early and Periodic Screening Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT), TB Nurse Training, Skin Testing and Reading, KIDS SMILE Oral Health Training Program, and CPR. Lisa serves as both an Outreach Director for Social Work concerns and Dare to Care Director for Eastland Church of God. Lisa’s passions include her faith, family, friends, and nutritional health. In her leisure time, Lisa enjoys reading and exercising.
Shelly Miller, a Care Coordination Associate for CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners, joined the team in May 2015. Previously, she served with Saint Joseph Continuing Care Clinic and has more than 15 years of experience in the eye care industry. In her leisure time, Shelly enjoys spending time with her husband, their dogs and their extended family.
Rebecca Foster, BSN, RN
Rebecca Foster is an RN Ambulatory Care Coordinator with CHI Saint Joseph Health Partners. Rebecca has more than 20 years experience working as a nurse in clinical hospital settings and skilled nursing/rehab care. Rebecca also has six years of experience in the education field. When not at Health Partners, Rebecca loves being outdoors and enjoys hiking, biking and teaching aerobics.