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Sarah Sowerwine - CMO, M.D.

Sarah Sowerwine, MD, is a Medicine Physician with special training and interest in Obstetrics and Maternal Child Health. She serves as the Chief Medical Office (CMO) at Heritage Health Center in Powell, Wyoming. 

Dr. Sowerwine was Chief Resident for Family Medicine Residency in Spokane Washington. She received her Medical Doctorate at the University of Washington School of Medicine WWAMI Wyoming program and her Bachelors in Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Montana. Sowerwine previously worked in Lander Wyoming doing Inpatient at the Hospital, Outpatient in the clinic, Obstetrics with Deliveries, and Maternal Child health. Dr. Sowerwine is a Wyoming resident who returned to Wyoming to get back to her roots and to be close to family. She believes in treating the Whole Person. Whole Families. And improving the wellness of the Whole Community. Dr. Sowerwine enjoys exploring the beautiful wilderness of Wyoming with friends and family during her free time.

Joseph Davidson - PA-C

Joseph Davidson is a Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) who recently returned to the Big Horn Basin where he grew up to practice family medicine.

After growing-up in Burlington, WY, Davidson received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wyoming with a minor in Spanish. Davidson then attended the University of Colorado Physician Assistant Program earning his master’s degree.

In his free time Davidson enjoys playing piano and spending time outdoors including fly fishing and hiking. Davidson is glad to be working the Big Horn Basin and is happy to see Spanish speaking patients.

Amanda Buffkin, MSN, FNP-C

Amanda Buffkin has a Masters in Nursing specializing in Family Practice from Walden University. She graduated with honors. 

For 10 years, she worked locally in critical care and emergency medicine. Buffkin, a Wyoming resident, is looking forward to giving back to our community and provide affordable care to those in need. She enjoys time with family and outdoor activities, such as: hunting, fishing, camping, snowmobiling and packing horses into the wilderness in areas surrounding Cody.

Katy Asay - R.D.

Katy Asay, Registered Dietician (RD) received her B.S. in health and human development, foods and nutrition from MSU Bozeman. Asay completed her Dietetic Internship at Idaho State University and has been an RD since 1998.

In 2010 Asay relocated to Powell and has lived here ever since. She currently works at Heritage Health Center and is a Nutritionist for Wyoming Department of Health WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Program in Park County. Currently Asay’s professional focus is maternal and child care and diabetes education. Asay has also worked with patients in intensive care, long-term care, cardiac rehab, and with weight loss needs.

Asay is married and has one son, two daughters and three dogs, and enjoys being outdoors, playing tennis, cooking and gardening.

Emily Green - LCSW

Emily Green earned her Master of Social Work from Walla Walla University and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).  She has 10 years of experience working in the mental health field. Her professional life includes a commitment to serving the needs of individuals as a mental health therapist. 

Emily believes that healing is a collaborative endeavor that requires honest caring without judgment, and cooperatively assists clients in clarifying their goals for treatment. Rather than adopting one methodology for all individuals and issues, she draws from a variety of methods to create a tailored approach for each individual and situation. As a therapist, she is warm, open, encouraging, and direct. She considers herself an active therapist, combining experience, education, creativity, and sense of humor with a down-to-earth, realistic approach to counseling.

Emily has a vast experience counseling clients with depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and substance abuse. Her background enables her to be an extremely effective social worker who is comfortable counseling diverse groups of people.

Heather Sanders - PA-C

Heather Sanders PA-C is a graduate from Rocky Mountain College in 2005 with a master’s in physician assistant studies. She completed her undergraduate studies at Colorado State University as well as Rocky Mountain College. She also has an associate degree as a medical assistant.

After completion of her physician assistant degree, she worked at South Big Horn County Hospital/Midway clinic for 11 years and more recently has been working at Lander Medical Clinic in Lander Wyoming for the last 4 years. She is married and has 2 children. She enjoys partaking in all activities that Wyoming has to offer. She and her family are excited about their new move and becoming part of the community.

Julie Agee - FNP

Julie Agee attended Corban College for a Bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies. She then attended Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska and received a Bachelor’s degree in Science and Nursing. She worked as an emergency department nurse for ten years prior to pursuing graduate school at Georgetown University. She graduated from Georgetown University with a Master’s degree in Nursing and works as a FNP. Her favorite thing to do is spend time with her family. Hobbies include cooking, reading, playing indoor soccer, and riding her horse.

Juanita Sapp, M.D.

Juanita Sapp, MD practices medicine at Heritage Health Center in Powell, Wyoming. Sapp is board certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Care. Dr. Sapp received her B.S. degree in Chemistry at the University of Wyoming and graduated from the Creighton University School of Medicine in 1981.

Sapp completed her internship and residency at Maricopa Medical Center in Arizona and began practicing medicine in 1984 at a community health center in Arizona.

In 2015, Sapp returned to her Wyoming roots, and joined Heritage Health Center as a medical provider and Administrator of the Big Horn Basins’ first federally-qualified community health center (FQHC). In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family.

Megan Garza - LCSW

Megan Garza is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who just relocated back to the area after practicing in Arizona as the Lead Social Worker in a large school district with over 20,000 students.

Garza grew up in Burlington, WY, then received a Bachelor of Social Work Degree from the University of Wyoming. She then completed the advanced standing program at the University of Wyoming for her Master’s Degree in Social Work while interning as the Interim-Director for the multicultural resource center on campus.

Garza has spent over 13 years working with children and families. She is a certified trainer of Youth Metal Health First Aid, and ACEs through the Arizona Adverse Childhood Experiences Consortium.

Garza enjoys time with her 4 kids doing sports and outdoor activities like: hiking, fishing, 4 wheeling, and gardening.