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Meet Our Team

Kim Bayes, R.N., BSN, CDE (certified diabetes educator), clinical reviewer

  • Kim is responsible for maintaining the MBSAQIP database, one of the requirements our program fulfills to maintain our MBSAQIP accreditation.

Tammy Denton R.N., CDE (certified diabetes educator), program coordinator

  • Tammy has been part of the Surgical Weight Loss Program since 2008. She assists in center development, managing the accreditation process and ensuring continuous compliance with MBSAQIP requirements, patient education, and education of relevant staffing the various aspects of the metabolic and bariatric surgery patient with a focus on patient safety.

Gillian Downs, M.S., R.D., L.D.

  • Gillian is a registered dietitian for the Center for Healthy Living. She provides nutrition education to patients in the surgical weight loss and clinical weight loss programs. She enjoys seeing patients both before and after surgery to ensure they have the tools they need to be successful in all stages of their journey.

Morgan Erwin, clerk

  • Morgan is responsible for managing referrals to the Weight Loss Center and scheduling appointments. She is one of the first faces that will welcome you to our center.

Savannah Fraley, R.N., nurse educator/insurance

  • Savannah responsibilities include verifying insurance benefits, insurance submissions and patient education.

Lisa Huff, MSW, LCSW

  • Lisa is a licensed clinical social worker who has been with the program since 2004. In addition to the initial psychiatric assessment, Lisa also provides education and support to individuals on emotional eating as well as learning new and breaking old eating behaviors. Lisa also provides education on possible post-surgery complications including relationship challenges, mental health challenges, self-esteem and transfer addiction.

Courtney Lee, clerk

  • Courtney is responsible for scheduling appointments for your journey. She is one of the first faces that will welcome you to our center.

Christy Morrison, RD, LD, CDCES

  • Christy has been a part of our program since 2020. She provides medical nutrition therapy to patients with diabetes. She also provides education and support to both surgical weight loss and medical weight loss patients.