Collaborative health care
Care is provided by health profession students and faculty from Winona State University and licensed providers from Neighborhood Family Clinics.
To provide comprehensive health care, disciplines represented by Winona State students and faculty and Neighborhood Family Clinics include nursing, social work, medicine, exercise science, athletic training, and public health.
BRIDGES CARE TEAM
Hours of Operation
Winona Volunteer Services
402 E. 2nd St. Winona
Winona Friendship Center
251 Main St. Winona
Winona Warming Center
69 E. 3rd St. Winona
Bridges Care Providers
Lisa Schnepper PhD, APRN, CNP, FNP-BC
Dr. Lisa Schnepper is a Family Nurse Practitioner. Dr. Schnepper received her Doctorate in Nursing from UW-Milwaukee, an MSN and her FNP education from UW-Eau Claire, a BS from Winona State University and an ADN (RN) from Western College in La Crosse, Wisc. Dr. Schnepper has been a nurse for over 30 years and a Family Nurse Practitioner for 20 years. Dr. Schnepper’s background includes rural family practice, urgent care, clinics for underserved people, and nursing education. When Dr. Schnepper is not in clinical practice, she works as a Professor in Graduate Nursing for Winona State University.
Amy Koehler PhD, RN
Dr. Amy Koehler is a Professor at Winona State University in the Department of Nursing since 2006. Amy received both her Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing in 1998 and Masters of Science in Nursing Education in 2004 from Winona State University, and her PhD in Nursing from the University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee in 2010. Amy has worked in several locations as a registered nurse including Saint Anne of Winona, St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, MN in Neurology, and currently works casual on call for Winona Health in Hospice. Amy’s background includes gerontology, hospice and home care, public health, mental health, research and evidence-based practice, and nursing education.
Katie Frie MSN, RN, PHN, ANP-BC, GNP-BC
Kathryn Frie is dual certified as an Adult and Geriatric Nurse Practitioner through the ANCC. Earning her Masters degree from UW-Madison School of Nursing and her Bachelors degree from Winona State University, she is currently enrolled in a Doctor of Nursing Practice program. She works as full-time faculty in the Undergraduate Nursing program at Winona State University and continues to practice as a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner at Neighborhood Family Clinics in Lacrosse, WI.
Jennifer Timm, DNP, RN, PHN
Jennifer Timm is director of Bridges Health Winona and an assistant professor at Winona State University in the Department of Nursing. Jennifer received her Masters of Science in Nursing Education and Doctor of Nursing Practice from Winona State University. Jennifer’s background includes community and public health, community mental health and substance use, clinic administration and leadership, caring for uninsured populations, and nursing education. Bridges Health Winona brings necessary preventive health services to those in need, while responsibly educating interprofessional health profession students. That is an important mission in today's complex health care environment - Dr. Jennifer Timm
Dr. Teddy Thompson
Owner and CEO of the Neighborhood Family Clinics, Inc,. Dr. Thompson was raised in Bloomington, Minn. He attended the University of Minnesota and graduated from St. Louis University Medical School. He has maintained a family practice in La Crosse, Wisc. since 1976. Dr. Thompson feels that his unique clinic is only a partial solution to a very big problem, but that it is a step in the right direction.
"Bridges project is a community health project that we support, as we do the Winona community. In this day and age, much of health care and the costs of health care are frustrating for all of us as patients. This is an endeavor to try to assist patients in navigating the system better." -Dr. Teddy Thompson