Osteopathic Residency Faculty

Meet the program directors, faculty instructors and staff for the Community Hospital South Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency program.

Rachel Shockley, DO, osteopathic residency directorRachel Shockley, DO
Program Director

Dr. Shockley was named program director of the Community South Osteopathic Family Medicine in January 2018. Formerly, she served as residency faculty for the Community Hospital East Family Medicine Residency Program from 2006-2017.

Dr. Shockley was born and raised near Brazil, Indiana. She received her undergraduate degree in chemistry from DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. She received her medical education from A.T. Still University Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri. She completed her family medicine residency at the Community Hospital East Family Medicine Residency in Indianapolis, Indiana. She completed a faculty development fellowship in family medicine at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.

Dr. Shockley's clinical interests include the full spectrum of primary care, including obstetrics, inpatient medicine and outpatient care.

Dr. Shockley and her family reside in the Indianapolis area. Her hobbies include gardening, traveling, reading and cooking.

Stewart Brown, DOStewart Brown, DO
Associate Director

Dr. Brown grew up in a medical family with a father who practiced family medicine and a mother who was a registered nurse. He attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine and did his family medicine residency at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, Indiana. After residency, he joined his father in private practice in Albany, Indiana and for 11 years did full-spectrum family medicine with obstetrics, inpatient, outpatient and procedures. He was also the medical director for a 100-bed nursing home during this time. When his father retired, he was asked to join the Family Medicine Residency in Muncie as faculty which shortly lead to being Program Director for 17 years. He and his wife relocated to the Indianapolis area and he joined Community Physician Network as the Medical Director of Primary Care Innovations where he led his office to CNQA Patient Center Medical Home Level 3 status (the highest available) and started the primary care telemedicine program for Community.

In July 2014, Dr. Brown was asked to take on the role of Program Director for Community South Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency (then Westview) to lead them from AOA to ACGME accreditation.After three years as Program Director, Dr. Brown stepped back into an Associate Director role with the program and reduced his days in the office to spend more time with family.

He and his wife have three grown children and two grandchildren. He enjoys travel, hiking, biking, golf and spending time with family, friends and especially grandchildren!

Eugene Justus, DOEugene Justus, DO
Associate Director
Medical Director, Family Medicine Practice

Dr. Justus is originally from Fort Wayne, Indiana. He attended Indiana University as an undergraduate studying microbiology. He received his medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He did a traditional rotating osteopathic internship at Westview Hospital in Indianapolis and then from there he completed his family medicine residency at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska. He was stationed at Osan AFB. Korea and Shaw AFB, South Carolina. He returned to Indianapolis in private practice for 9 years. He was the first program director for the Westview Hospital Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency (now Community South Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency). He served in various roles in medical education at Westview Hospital as well as being a faculty member since 1996. He has a special interest in treating individuals with autism spectrum disorder using an integrative medical approach.

He is married and has a son. He enjoys swimming, gardening, and spending time with his family.

Valerie Melton, DOValerie Melton, DO
Associate Director
Director of Education

Bio coming soon!

 

 

Jacklyn Kiefer, DOJacklyn Kiefer, DO
Assistant Director

Dr. Kiefer is excited to return to the Hoosier State and join the Community South Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency. She is originally from Brazil, Indiana. Dr. Kiefer attended the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana for her BA and University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine for her DO degree. She completed her family medicine residency at St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center in South Bend and a primary care sports medicine fellowship at ProMedica Toledo Hospital. Dr. Kiefer stayed on in Toledo in a combined role at the ProMedica Toledo Hospital Family Medicine Residency – serving as the Osteopathic Program Director – and at the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship where she was an associate director. She also was a team physician for the University of Toledo (NCAA Division 1) for nine years.

She enjoys all things sports medicine, including regular use of musculoskeletal ultrasound for diagnostics and injections, as well as osteopathic manipulative treatment.

Dr. Kiefer lives in downtown Indianapolis. She is excited to have moved closer to family - especially her baby niece. Her passions include international travel, SCUBA diving, fitness, reading fiction and Notre Dame athletics.

Jennifer Collins, PharmDJennifer Collins, PharmD, BCACP
Clinical Faculty

Dr. Jennifer Collins received her doctorate of pharmacy degree from Butler University. Dr. Collins completed her PGY-1 residency at the Indianapolis VA Medical Center and her PGY-2 Ambulatory Care/Academia residency at the Indianapolis VA and Butler University. She has a strong passion for teaching, patient education and improving patient outcomes and therefore sought out the position of clinical pharmacy specialist at Community South Osteopathic Family Medicine residency program, where she has practiced since 2015. She has a collaborative drug practice agreement at the residency clinic, which allows her to assist the medical residents in managing their patients with chronic disease states. She also provides education and support to the office and medical residents as well as to pharmacy students and residents.

In her spare time, Dr. Collins loves spending time with her husband, family and friends, traveling (especially to Europe), reading, and playing with her two dogs, Cici and Rosie.

Kim Jones, LCSWKim Jones, LCSW
Behavioral Faculty

Kim received her undergraduate degree in psychology and graduate degree in social work from Indiana University. During her graduate program, she complete a practicum at a family medicine residency and chaired the social work department at a student-run interdisciplinary health clinic. Both experiences fueled her passion for healthcare social work and working in a multidisciplinary team. Kim worked in a residency for several years as a clinical social worker to coordinate care for patients at a high risk of being readmitted to the hospital. She transitioned to the role as behavioral faculty in 2017 and enjoys providing consultations and formal education to residents to help navigate difficult patient cases, address mental health and behavioral issues, and encourage professional development and promote wellness. Kim has served as President for the Indiana Society of Social Work Leadership in Healthcare and is driven to support the integration of behavioral health in healthcare settings.

Kim loves traveling, trying new restaurants, and enjoying live music.

Kaitlyn Wong, RDKaitlyn Wong, RD, CD
Clinical Dietitian

Kaitlyn grew up in Zionsville, Indiana. She studied nutrition and dietetics at the University of Cincinnati and completed her supervised practice in the greater Cincinnati area. She works at Community South Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency two days per week, splitting her time between providing nutrition counseling for patients and teaching the residents nutrition topics. She also provides wellness challenges for the clinic staff. She loves the diversity of family medicine, as it allows her to see nutrition through all life stages.

Outside of her time at Community Health Network, Kaitlyn teaches Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga at a local hot yoga studio. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising, spending time with her husband Taylor, and playing with her two dogs, Zoey and Sonny.

Rhonda Brock, residency coordinatorRhonda Brock
Residency Coordinator

Rhonda grew up 45 miles south of Indianapolis in the small town of Gosport, Indiana. She attended Indiana University - Bloomington where she earned a bachelor of science degree in applied health science. It is also where she started her career in academic affairs. After 25 years with IU working in optometry, faculty records, social work and the IU School of Medicine in their Surgery Department, she joined Community Health Network and what was then the Westview Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency as residency coordinator.

Rhonda enjoys reading, paper crafting, cross stitch, and spending time with friends and family. 

Tina Burch, practice managerTina Burch, RN
Practice Manager

Tina graduated from Indiana University with her bachelor of science in nursing and worked in a clinical setting as a nurse manager on the Neurology/Neurosurgery floor at Community Hospital East. She then worked at the Community East Family Medicine Residency and had several roles in that program, including program administrator. In the summer of 2018, Tina joined the faculty team at Community South Osteopathic Family Medicine as their new practice manager.

Tina is a long time “south sider” in Indianapolis. She enjoys spending time in her many gardens, at local antique mails, and with her family and friends.