Meet Our Providers

Christian Bachman, M.D.

Dr. Bachman is family practice, board certified with 20 years of experience.  He was in private practice until recently and is a full time medical researcher.  He started serving at the Century clinic in December 2013.

Kathleen Bellard, RPh

Kathleen joined Health and Hope Clinic in November 2013.  She has a Masters Degree from the University of Houston College of Pharmacy. She has been a licensed pharmacist for 25 years, having worked in various healthcare settings.  Her specialties are in Oncology and Hospital Pharmacy.  She enjoys tennis, running and going to the beach. 

Geneva Glaser Blanchard, ARNP-c, WHNP-c

Geneva has been a nurse practitioner for 10 years and specializes in both family practice and women's health.  She loves being a healthcare provider and taking care of people as Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, has taken care of her.  It is because of her faith that she was attracted to Health and Hope Clinic to practice.  Her experience has varied from military medicine to the prison system.  She is now a faculty member at the University of West Florida where she teaches in the undergraduate nursing program.

Kristin Davis, M.D.

Dr. Davis earned her medical degree and completed her residency in neurology at the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine in Augusta, Georgia where she was chief resident in neurology.  Additionally, she completed a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at the Medical College of Georgia.  Dr. Davis is double board certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology (EEG/Epilepsy and EMG/Neuromuscular Disorders) by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.  Dr. Davis practices general neurology at Medical Center Clinic in Pensacola, Florida and has a special interest in the clinical uses of botulinum toxin for migrane headaches, cervical dystonia, spasticity and other neurologic disorders. 

Dr. Davis' faith in jesus Christ is of utmost importance and believes that an important part of her practice is the privilege of giving back to the community and the world through Health and Hope Clinic, yearly mission trips and other opportunities.

Laura Harris, P.A.

Laura is a Physician Assistant who currently practices in the field of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology at Medical Center Clinic.  She graduated from the University of South Alabama Physician Assistant program in 2001, and has been practicing continuously since that time.  Her undergraduate studies were in Biology and Chemistry at Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina.  Laura has served as Board Member, Secretary, Vice President and President of the Pensacola Runners Association and continues to volunteer for Health and Hope Clinic regularly.  In her free time, she enjoys running, swimming, reading and going to the beach.

Donna J. Jacobi, M.D.

Donna has volunteered with Health and Hope Clinic since its founding.  She teaches parttime with FSU College of Medicine, serving as the Geriatrics Clerkship Director for 4th year medical students.  Donna returned to her hometown to practice internal medicine, later focusing on geriatric care, after 5 years in Flomaton, Alabama (where she met her husband!).  She is a 'Bama graduate and went to Vanderbilt Medical School and to University of Alabama in Birmingham Hospitals for residency training.  She is a very active volunteer in her church and enjoys time with her extended family.

Jennie Lowery, ARNP

Jennie Lowery and her husband, Greg, have lived in the area since 2001 when they moved here with Greg's job.  Jennie is an acute care nurse practitioner and has worked for Cardiology Consultants in Pensacola since 2002.  They are members of Olive Baptist Church and enjoy boating activities in their spare time.

Michael Kasabian, D.O.

After earning his medical degree from the Osteopathic Medical Center of Philadelphia, Dr. Kasabian completed his residency program at Kennedy Memorial Hospitals in Stratford, New Jersey, as well as a rotating internship at Memorial General Hospital in Union, New Jersey.  Since completing his medical training, Dr. Kasabian has been in private practice in Lake Worth, Florida.  During this time, he also volunteered his services at area indigent health clinics.  Dr. Kasabian is board certified in Family Practice and is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, the American Osteopathic Asssociation and the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association.

Thomas Mignerey, M.D.

Dr. Mignerey received his B.S. degree from Otterbein College in Ohio as well as his M.D. from Ohio State University School of Medicine.  His hospital training was done in Grand Rapids Michigan at Butterworth Hospital, Columbus Children's Hospital in Columbus and the Philadelphia Naval Hospital for Pediatric Residency. He practiced at the Naval Hopsital of Pensacola and Pediatric Associates in Pensacola for a combined 37 years.  He has been on staff at Sacred Heart Hospital and Baptist Hospital in Pensacola.  He is a member of the Escambia County Medical Society & Foundation, the West Florida Pediatric Society & Foundation, the Florida Medical Association, the American Medical Association and the Southern Medical Association.

Dr. Mignerey is currently an employed part-time physician with the Escambia County Health Department and Children's Medical Service.  He began volunteering wth Health and Hope Clinic in January of 2012.

 

Larry Morris, D.M.D.

Dr. Larry Morris is board certified by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and a fellow of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.  He received his undergraduate degree from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama and graduated from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in Birmingham, Alabama.  He did an internship/residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Louisiana finishing in 1973. He has been in private practice in Pensacola since that time.  Dr. Brett Laggan joined the practice in 2010 as a partner forming Northwest Florida Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, P.A.

Dr. Morris is a member of the Florida Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, the Southeast Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Association, the Florida Dental Association and the Escambia-Santa Rosa Dental Association. His hospital affiliations include Baptist Hospital, Sacred Heart Hospital, West Florida Hospital and the North Florida Surgery Center.

Dr. Morris was an adjunct instructor for Pensacola State College for over 20 years.  He is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support.

Dr. Morris and his wife Beth have three married children-Mason, Melanie and Merry Beth. More importantly, he has three grandchildren-Emma Rae, Elizabeth, and Allen that live next door.  He enjoys tennis, traveling, and spoiling the grandchildren.

 

Esther Kay Nielsen, ARNP

Esther Kay has her BSN from Pensacola Christian College and her MSN from the University of South Alabama. She is a certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, currently employed at Baptist Hospital as a Hospitalist Team ARNP. Additionally, she is a member of Nephrology Associates of the Gulf Coast. She is bilingual in English and Spanish and conversational in German. She loves traveling and cooking, is married to David Nielsen with 4 wonderful children.

Dan Sontheimer, M.D.

Dr. Sontheimer currently serves as the chief clinical transformation officer (CTO) and senior vice president (SVP) of Baptist Health Care and currently volunteers at the Health & Hope Clinic Downtown Clinic site.

Dr. Sontheimer earned his medical degree at the University of Kansas Medical School in Kansas City, Kan., and completed his residency in family medicine at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center in Spartanburg, S.C. In addition, he holds a Master of Business Administration from Regis University in Denver, Colo. He is also a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Association and the American College of Physician Executives.

 

Richard Ziemba, M.D.

Dr. Ziemba is a Board Certified Internal Medicine physician who has practiced in Pensacola for over 40 years. Since leaving office practice in 2001, Dr. Ziemba has been a volunteer physician at St. Joseph's Clinic and at Health and Hope Clinic since its origin.  Additionally, he is a medical director for a cardiac rehabilitation center and preceptor for internal medicine residents. 

Since "retiring" Dr. Ziemba served as a medical missionary in Africa for three years and has made multiple short term medical mission trips to Central and South America. Also, since 2005 he has been chairman of the board of directors for Safe Harbor Pregnancy Medical Center