Dr. Usher is a board certified family physician and has practiced medicine in the Chippewa Valley for nearly 20 years. He founded ReforMedicine, S.C., in 2011 as the Chippewa Valley’s first and only direct-pay medical practice. Since then he has served more than 2,000 patients with medical care and physician-led weight loss visits.
Dana is a Nurse Practitioner (NP) with a Bachelor’s from Viterbo University, and Master’s from Chamberlain College of Nursing. Dana will continue her education further at Viterbo University again this fall to attend a new program with dual degrees including a Doctorate of Nursing and a Master’s in Business. Most of Dana’s entire nursing career has been at Mayo Clinic working in Family Medicine for about the last 11 years, previously in the Medical Surgical Unit.
Renee Carlson is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner, currently pursuing a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree (DNP) at Maryville University. Her Master of Science Degree and Bachelor of Science degree were each earned at UW-Eau Claire. She has also completed a Post Masters Emergency Medicine Certification/Fellowship with West Virginia University. Her work experience involves Emergency/Urgent Care and primary care, both in rural and urban healthcare communities. She has board certification as an Adult Nurse Practitioner and as a Family Nurse Practitioner and serves patients of all ages at ReforMedicine.
Christina Funk, a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, joined the ReforMedicine team in the summer of 2015. A graduate of North Dakota State University and UW-Eau Claire, she has spent her career working in hospital and critical care settings as well as family practice. She has earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree and sees patients full time at ReforMedicine.
Dr. Nola Westphal joined ReforMedicine as a Board Certified Family Medicine Physician in 2013. A graduate of the University of Minnesota-Duluth and the University of Minnesota Medical School, Dr. Westphal completed her residency at the UW Family Medicine Clinic in Eau Claire and now sees patients on a part-time basis at ReforMedicine.