Bethel – This June, staff at Bethel Family Health Center are pleased to welcome Jessamy Hathaway, licensed Physician Assistant, to the team.

Jessamy earned her Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Bay Path University in Massachusetts. Previously, she earned her Midwifery Certificate from Birthwise Midwifery School in Bridgton, and her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Maine at Orono. Jessamy has a wealth of experience in women’s health, along with a variety of other specialized fields within healthcare – including emergency care.

Jessamy shares, “I believe that an open and trusting relationship between patients and healthcare providers is essential to promote the wellbeing of any community. I enjoy providing individualized care in a supportive environment. I encourage my patients to take an active role in achieving their healthcare goals through both education and shared decision making.”

Jessamy joins Bethel Family Health Center’s incredible clinical team – Dr. Kevin Finley; Social Workers Leslie Lufkin, Katharyn Sloma, and Denise Thorn; and Nurse Practitioners Brittany Bennett, Carly Hanson, and Joanne Nicastro. Our skilled clinicians offer medical and behavioral health services for patients of all ages.

Bethel Family Health Center, founded in 1977, is a part of HealthReach Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center consisting of twelve community health centers located across Central and Western Maine. Dedicated clinicians deliver high-quality healthcare – inclusive of behavioral health and dental services – to citizens from 9 of Maine’s 16 counties. To ensure access for everyone, HealthReach accepts Medicare, MaineCare, and major insurance providers. In addition, an Affordable Care Program is available to both uninsured and underinsured residents. Assistance is available for applications to programs that help with the cost of your healthcare and medications, including Maine’s Health Insurance Marketplace.

A private non-profit with a 48-year history, HealthReach is funded by patient fees, grants, and by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $4,815,606 with 82.2% financed by non-governmental sources. The contents above are those of the author, and do not necessarily represent the official views of or an endorsement by, HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.