Health Care Professionals
The Health Spot has acquired a full-encompassing staff of Health Care Professionals to properly diagnose and treat your medical concerns. Our primary goal is to help patients recover from their conditions and achieve patient satisfaction. We are proud to have a staff of medical professionals who look at all aspects of medicine to ensure you are getting everything you need to feeling well again. Our staff come from a variety of backgrounds and training. They are passionate about their patients feeling success and continuously research the latest medical findings for their patients benefit. Make an appointment today and start the process back to a feel good healthy life.
Cynthia L Coor, M.D.
Cynthia L Coor, M.D. is an American Board of Pediatrics certified pediatrician. She came to our
clinic with over 25 years of professional experience. She completed both her medical school
training and her residency program at the University of Utah before heading to Dallas Texas for
a brief experience in academic medicine. Her passion is in primary care medicine. After 18
months in Dallas, she moved to a rural practice in Wyoming for 10 years. There she was able to
thoroughly explore integrative approaches to patient/family care while providing a full spectrum of traditional care as well.
Since her return to Salt Lake City in 2000, she has continued her educational pursuit of multiple
complementary modalities which are now incorporated into her comprehensive approach to
Although her primary training is in pediatrics, she has does consulting and treatment of adults
to augment their care in an integrative way.
She has worked in a variety of settings, a traditional private pediatric practice, in concert with
naturopaths and chiropractors, and currently in pediatric urgent care as well as here at the
She believes patient’s health care challenges should involve a multi-pronged, individualized,
comprehensive plan to promote the best state of well being for each person.
Lisa Hill, M.D.
Lisa Hill MD received her bachelor's of science in Chemistry from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah in 1998, and her Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California in 1998. She finished her residency training at the Porter Family Practice Residency in Ogden, Utah at the McKay-Dee Hospital in 2001. Her interests and experience are varied. Since residency she has worked in urgent care, the emergency room, hospice care and hormone replacement. She is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. She has an avid interest in functional medicine and has completed all coursework for certification for the Institute for Functional Medicine. She enjoys teaching her patients how to heal themselves and maintain good health through education, nutrition and stress management. She uses integrative and alternative medicine in addition to her western medicine skills to help her patients achieve their goals.
William Schwarz, MSN, APRN, ANP-BC
William Schwarz, Adult Nurse Practitioner joined The Health Spot recently to assist with the Functional Medicine program. He obtained his Bachelor's of Science in Nursing with a minor in Health Education from Georgia College and State University in 1997. After moving to Salt Lake City, UT from Georgia William worked at Primary Children's Medical Center. Later, he worked both in rural Denali National Park and Yekaterinburg, Russia. William obtained his Master's of Science in Occupational Health & Environmental Health Nursing from the University of California, San Francisco. He has taught anatomy and physiology at the technical college level. Before joining The Health Spot, William completed some Doctoral work with the University of Utah and field research work with the Mars Desert Research Station. He loves teaching patients about endocrinology and pathophysiology (the study of causal reason of disease). Skin and cosmetic dermatology is another one of his clinical interests.
Sean Rasmussen, MSN, FNP
Sean Rasmussen received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2014. He then went on to get a Master’s Degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Brigham Young University. Sean has worked at the Huntsman Cancer Hospital, the University of Utah Hospital and St. Marks Hospital. Since graduating from BYU Sean has work with the Health Spot as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Sean loves spending time with his wife and kids, fishing, camping and hiking. Sean believes in taking a holistic approach to health care and strives to help his patients to live a healthy and happy life.
Holly Roberts, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Holly Roberts is a Family Nurse Practitioner. She earned both her undergraduate degree and Master of Science in Nursing from Vanderbilt University. She has worked at the University of Utah Hospital in Acute Internal Medicine and recently joined the team of health care providers here at The Health Spot. Holly is passionate about helping her patients achieve their optimum health, using a holistic approach to their care. She is committed to finding the root cause of patients’ health conditions, and not just treating the symptoms. In her free time Holly enjoys skiing and mountain biking.
Kathy R. Kercher, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Kathy is an AANP Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She obtained her Bachelor’s Cum Laude degree in 2005 and her Master’s degree in 2009 from Maryville University in St. Louis, Missouri.
She is experienced in primary care, women’s health, and homeopathy with an emphasis in functional medicine. She has worked as a school nurse, a Rehabilitation Hospital Staff Nurse, and on a Cardiology unit. Through A4M (functional medicine education) she has completed studies in Sports Science, Endocrinology, Cardiology, Bio Identical Hormones, Anti-Aging Medicine, Weight Management, Brain Health, and Peptides Therapy.
Kathy received her first Bachelor’s degree in Dance, where she learned a love of the human body and physiology. Before embarking on her medical education, she was involved for years in the dance community, teaching, choreographing, coaching and judging. She continues to enjoy dancing, quilting, and hiking in these beautiful mountains.
She loves working with patients who are motivated to regain and maintain their health!
Emily Van Os, MSN, FNP-C, MSNEd
Emily Van Os recently joined the team at The Health Spot and is looking forward to helping patients reach their optimal level of physical and mental health. She has been a Family Nurse Practitioner since 2012 and also has a Master’s of Science in Nursing Education. She recently finished a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program in order to further her knowledge of the connection between mental and physical health. She specializes in psychiatric medication management and treatment approaches tailored to each patient’s individual goals and needs. Emily looks at health from an integrative perspective and values finding the root causes of imbalances leading to mental health concerns (such as hormone, thyroid, or nutritional imbalances). During her free time, Emily loves to read and travel
Julie Jones CNM, MS, CST
Julie Jones is a board Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM ) licensed in the state of Utah. She recently closed her private practice doing obstetrics of 23 years to join The Health Spot to provide a full scope comprehensive women’s health service such as: hormone treatment, premarital exams, pre-mission exams, menstrual issues, fertility issues, menopausal issues, sexual issues, thyroid, She obtained her master’s degree from the University of Utah college of nurse midwifery on 1995. Julie obtained a post master certificate in medical sex therapy from the Florida Institute of Sex Therapy 2013. She feels women should have safe choices for life’s changes.
Julie has worked in neurology, cardiology, psychiatry, OB and Airmed before opening
her practice. She has a passion for women’s health and their sexuality. Her specialty is
treating pelvic and sexual pain. She also is certified in providing therapy sessions for
sexual issues both single and couples. Julie started to work with integrated medicine in
her own practice and is excited to further that passion at The Health Spot.
Julie is board certified by ACNM. She belongs to the ISSWSH, AASECT and ACNM
Michael A. Mills, LMFT
Michael A. Mills is the Primary Therapist at the Health Spot. He is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who earned his Master’s degree at Argosy University in Marriage and Family Therapy and his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Utah in psychology.
Michael has been practicing therapy for almost a decade and has been in positions such as Lead/Supervising Therapist and Clinical Director in residential treatment. He is married, has 3 children and has been in the Utah National Guard for 20 years.
He specializes in:
He employs evidence based therapeutic models such as:
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Strategic Family Therapy
“To create lasting change and alleviate emotional suffering is difficult and sometimes impossible on our own; it takes motivation, insight, willingness, and hope. Sometimes all it takes is an empathetic ear, and sometimes it takes a lot more.”
Pam Resendiz, Consultant, Electrodermal Analysis Technologist
Pam is a Consultant and certified Electrodermal Analysis Technologist for The Health Spot. She has been testing patients for over 10 years and has acclaimed national recognition from the medical community for her detailed understanding of chronic conditions and the affects they have on the body. Her exceptional abilities as a technologist and consultant are matched by her devotion and passion to helping our patients prevent illness and reach a higher level of healthy living.