Your STR!VE team is passionate about health and wellness. As your partner in health, our goal is to know you as a patient and a person, and you should feel the same about us! Here’s a brief introduction.
Want to meet us in person? To schedule a complimentary 15-minute Meet & Greet visit, email email@example.com.
Dr. Armstrong is the lead physician at STR!VE. Erica is a board-certified Family Medicine physician and expert in functional medicine. A graduate of Ohio State University, she completed medical school at Wright State University and completed her residency at Michigan State University Medical Education Center in Grand Rapids, MI. Erica is passionate about the role of a healthy microbiome and proper nutrition to prevent or reverse disease. She is an avid runner, reader, blogger and mother of three.
Special areas of interest: microbiome, digestive health, mindfulness
Dr. Rosner is board-certified in Family Medicine and OMT. A graduate of the University of Michigan, David completed medical school at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and did his residency at Beaumont/Oakwood Hospital in Dearborn, MI. David is passionate about taking time with his patients to help understand and address the underlying cause of disease, and finding practical ways to incorporate healthy changes into everyday life.
Special areas of interest: fitness, nutrition, weight-loss, medical aesthetics
Christine is a certified physician assistant with a specialty in family medicine. She graduated from Grand Valley State University Physician Assistant Studies program. Christine is passionate about exercise and nutrition, and the importance of social and family support in your wellness journey. She loves to cook Mediterranean foods and is dedicated to the energy and camaraderie of spin class.
Special areas of interest: nutrition, weight loss, pediatrics
Dr. Brenner, board-certified in Family Medicine and OMT, is also the Division Chief for Spectrum Health’s MedNow telehealth services. Dr. Brenner attended Michigan State University for both his undergraduate and medical degrees and completed his residency at Metropolitan Hospital in Grand Rapids, MI. He earned a Master’s of Medical Management from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, and is currently pursuing a Master’s of Science in Health Informatics from the University of Cincinnati. Kris is passionate about improving patient outcomes and access to care. He enjoys spending time coaching his kids, cross-fit training and experiencing the Michigan outdoors.
Special areas of interest: clinical preventive care, diabetes management, adolescent health and ADHD.
Melissa is a certified family nurse practitioner with a specialty in urgent care and virtual health. She graduated from Grand Valley State University and obtained her Master’s Degree in Nursing from Michigan State University. Melissa is passionate about working with her patients to sustain a healthy lifestyle. She enjoys running and spending time with her husband and three kids.
Special areas of interest: urgent care, pediatric and neonatal intensive care
Fun Fact: She received a full four-year division 1 basketball scholarship and still likes to surprise people with her skills on the court.
Alyssa is a Wellness Associate at STR!VE. She has been with Spectrum Health since 2006, mostly recently in a role in process improvement. Alyssa is a mother of two boys and enjoys spending her time outdoors. Fun Fact: Alyssa is the oldest of 3 sisters – and they each had a baby within a few months of one another.
Amy has over 20 years of nursing experience including Pediatrics, Cardiology, Internal Medicine and Women’s Health. She is the mother of two and has a long list of interests including reading, travel, boating, mountain biking, hiking, paddle boarding, yoga and healthy cooking. Fun Fact: Amy moved to Michigan after 30 years in Texas and is planning to pursue certification in health coaching.
Jane is a Wellness Associate at STR!VE. Jane is the mother of two and is passionate about helping people reach their wellness goals. Jane’s personal interests include reading and everything fitness — from running to hiking to spinning. Fun Fact: Jane collects books and is the youngest of seven siblings.
Katie is the practice manager at STR!VE. She has deep experience in the health care industry, including various leadership roles in operations and strategic management. Her professional interests include preventive care, team building and process improvement. Katie is a mother of two with a passion for children advocacy initiatives. She enjoys outdoor activities including hiking and camping.
Erin is a Wellness Associate at STR!VE. She is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in health services management at Davenport University. Erin is passionate about organization and positively impacting the community. Fun Fact: Erin has 4 siblings and grew up on a farm.