School health clinic has new provider
Mosaic Medical is announcing that Michaela Nalamliang, who has a Master of Science in Nursing, and is a certified pediatric nurse practitioner, has joined the team at the Madras High School-Based Health Center, and is now seeing patients.
Nalamliang earned a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Southern California and a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of California Los Angeles.
She has spent her entire career working in a variety of pediatric provider positions in California, most recently at Ronald Reagan UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital's Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care Program.
Nalamliang can see all children, from birth through age 18, and her areas of increased interest are pediatric pain and palliative care.
She is also passionate about providing a medical home for children living in underserved communities and optimizing the quality of life of children living with complex chronic medical conditions and life-limiting conditions.
"Providing quality and compassionate care, in any clinical setting, to children and their families has always been my lifelong purpose. I firmly believe that the provision of excellent and compassionate medical care can transcend all barriers and promote the quality of life of the children and communities in which they live," Nalamliang said.
The Madras High School-Based Health Center is located at 390 SE 10th St., in Madras and is open to all children. The clinic is open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Tuesday and Friday's from 8 a.m. to noon, year around.
Mosaic Medical is a local nonprofit community health center system with primary care clinics in Madras, Prineville, Bend, and Redmond. In addition, Mosaic Medical serves the community with five school-based health centers and a mobile clinic program. Its fees are based on a sliding scale for qualifying patients with limited or no insurance and it accepts private insurance, OHP and most Medicare.