The Next Generation of Physicians Is Here

Innova brings next generation physicians to your emergency department: fresh, talented, and dynamic providers who want to make a difference in this world.

We look for socially minded physicians who get excited about taking great care of people. They believe in building relationships, and they respect and share the values of the communities we serve.

Meet Innova’s Physicians

Laura Edgerley-Gibb, M.D.

Hometown:

Born and raised in Colorado

Undergraduate:

University of Colorado at Boulder Bachelor’s Degree in Molecular Biology and Political Science

Medical school

Stanford University

Residency:

Stanford University – Cared for a diverse patient population at Stanford, San Francisco General Hospital, and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center

Board certified:

Emergency Medicine

Noteworthy experience:

While in Boulder, Laura worked as a research assistant for Dr. Leslie Leinwand, evaluating the role of sex in the development of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

T.R. Eckler, MD

Home Town:

Pittsford, NY

Undergraduate School:

University of Notre Dame

Graduate School:

University of Rochester Schoole of Medicine - Rochester, NY

Residency:

Mt. Sinai St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine

Board Certified:

Emergency Medicine Board Eligible

Areas of Interest:

Cost, Quality and Value in Healthcare, Event Medicine, Wilderness Medicine

Noteworthy Experience:

Government Relations Advocacy Fellowship - American Medical Association-Washington DC; New York City Marathon - Raised $3500 for UNICEF for running the marathon in 2013.

Honors:

Strong Star - Strong Memorial Hospital Award for exceptional service, compassion, and respect to families, patients, and coworkers.

Leadership Roles:

Resident Coordinator for Prehospital Care and Disaster Medicine - Mt. Sinai St. Luke's Roosevelt; Coordinated the volunteer teams for the 2015 NYC Half and 2014 NYC Marathon in the critical care finish line tents; National Chair - Meidical Student Section - American Medical Association.

Derek Christopher Liston, MD FACEP

Home Town:

Boulder, CO

Undergraduate School:

University of Colorado at Boulder, BA in Economics

Graduate School:

Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana

Residency:

University of Washington and Madigan Army Medical Center, Seattle, Washington

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine

Board Certified:

Yes, in 2007

Areas of Interest:

In medicine, Wilderness and Travel Medicine. In life, baseball, making bats, and travel.

Noteworthy Experience:

10 years active duty Army service, deployed to Iraq for 12 months, 4 overseas tours/deployments.

Honors:

Earned Bronze Star for service in Iraq.

Leadership Roles:

Medical Director of Northern Louisiana Medical Center, Ruston, Louisiana from 2010-2014

Personal Philosophy:

A diamond is a lump of coal that stuck with it.

Andrew Mapes, M.D.

Medical school:

Creighton University

Residency:

Hennepin County Medical Center

Board Certified in:

Emergency Medicine

Leadership experience:

Ultrasound Quality Assurance and Credentialing and Critical Care and Chart Revision Committees.

Kevin McClintock, M.D.

Medical school:

University of Michigan

Residency:

Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO

Specializes in:

Emergency Medicine

Areas of interest:
  • Pre-hospital services
  • Surgery
  • Primary care

Jill Murphey, MD

Home Town:

Columbia, MO and St. Louis, MO

Graduate School:

University of Missouri School of Medicine, Columbia, MO

Residency:

University of Missouri Famiy Medicine Residency

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine

Board Certified:

Yes - Family Practice

Areas of Interest:

Sports Medicine and Wound Care

Barry M. Nelson, D.O.

Medical school:

College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific at Western University of Health Sciences

Residency:

Exempla Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO

Specializes in:

Emergency Medicine

Board Certified in:

Internal Medicine

Noteworthy experience:

Over 20 years of experience in serving as first physician provider stabilizing, diagnosing and treating patients.

Tamaan K. Osbourne-Roberts, MD

Hometown:

Agana, Guam (Air Force family)

Undergraduate:

Williams College, Williamstown, MA

Graduate School:

University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO

Residency:

University of Colorado Family Medicine Residency, Denver, CO

Specialty:

Family Medicine

Board Certified:

Yes, American Board of Family Medicine

Areas of Interest:

Hospital Medicine, Outpatient Medicine, Care of Underserved, Spanish-Speaking Patients, Medical Policy.

Honors:

Denver Business Journal 2015 Class of 40 Under 40; AMA Foundation Leadership Award (2006), William Bradford Turner Citizenship Prize (Williams College (1995)

Leadership Roles:

President of the Colorado Medical Society (2014-2015), Trustee of the Colorado Hospital Association (2014-Present), Member of the Board of Directors of the Colorado Academy of Family Physicians (2010-Present), Member of the Board of Directors of the Denver Medical Society (2011-Present)

Blair Woodbury, MD

Home Town:

Littleton, CO

Undergraduate School:

Colorado College, English Major

Graduate School:

University of Colorado School of Medicine

Residency:

Hennepin County Medical Center

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine

Board Certified:

Board Eligible in Emergency Medicine

Areas of Interest:

Ultrasound, Critical Care

Flora Waples-Trefil, MD

Home Town:

Red Lodge, MT - a little ranching town just north of the Wyoming border that no one has ever heard of.

Undergraduate School:

University of Chicago, with a double major in Chemistry and Biochemistry

Graduate School:

Cornell (their full, ridiculous, name is Weill Meidcal College of Cornell University

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine

Board Certified:

Emergency Medicine

Areas of Interest:

International Disaster Medicine, High Altitude and Wilderness emergencies, Esthetics

Noteworthy Experience:

Served in Haiti after the earthquake and Liberia after the civil war. Currently serving on DMAT Federal Disaster Response team for domestic natural disasters. Served as the team physician for multiple climbing expeditions in Andes, including exposures to alititudes about 20,000 ft, and field treatment of blunt and penetrating trauma.

Meet Innova’s Non-Physician Providers

Heather Damon, MHS, PA-C

Home Town:

Leadville, CO

Undergraduate School:

Univeristy of Colorado at Boulder, BA in Kinesiology

Graduate School:

Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT, MHS in Physician Assistant

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine

Board Certified:

NCCPA/Physician Assistant

Areas of Interest:

Spending time with my 2 children, skiing, running, hiking, camping.

Noteworthy Experience:

12 years of ER experience, with the last 8 being in a rural critical access hospital.

Tracey Headrick, FNP-C

Home Town:

Independence, MO

Undergraduate School:

CMSU-Central Missouri State University (now UCM-University of Central Missouri)

Graduate School:

Research College of Nursing

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine

Board Certified:

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

Areas of Interest:

Anything outdoors, I did Girl Scouts for 13 years and took them backpacking in 13 states.

Noteworthy Experience:

Emergency Boot Camp 1 and 2

Leadership Roles:

I was a Charge Nurse in the Emergency Department at Centerpoint Medical Center in Independence, MO (worked there in various positions for 32 years; 4 years as CNA during college; 28 years as RN).

Dario Byung San Roman MS, AG-ACNP-BC, FNP-BC

Home Town:

Born and Raised in Raton, NM, Currently Residing in Trinidad, CO

Undergraduate School:

Associates of Applied Science Degree in Nursing from Trinidad State Junior College, Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing

Graduate School:

Masters of Science from Colorado State University-Pueblo

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine/Acute Care

Board Certified:

In Adult Geriatric-Acute Care Nurse Practitioner & Family Nurse Practitioner

Areas of Interest:

Emergency Medicine, Primary care, In office orthopedics, small office procedures, and tele-health medicine.

Noteworthy Experience:

Nine years of experience in Rural Health/Emergency Medicine as Registered Nurse. Other areas of experience Home health, OR recovery, Travel Nursing, and Correctional Nursing.

Honors:

Presidents Honors/Deans List for Undergraduate BSN, Recipient of the 2013 Health Professions Scholarship from Central Colorado AHEC, and Golden Key International Honour Society Member upon Graduate completion studies.

Leadership Roles:

Graduate Research for Thesis; Vitamin D Deficiency among Type II Diabetics. Senior Staff/Clinical RN at Mt. San Rafael Emergency Department helping train new staff RN and student preceptor.

Personal Philosophy:

"Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do."
-Bruce Lee

William Welker PA-C, MMS

Board Certified:

Physician Assistant

School:

Alderson-Broaddus College, West Virginia University

Residency:

Emergency Medicine, Alderson-Broaddus College, West Virginia University

Interested in:

Applying my 18 years of emergency medicine experience in rural, critical access hospital settings and delivering the best most accurate and efficient care for patients.

Amy Grace FNP-BC, MSN

Board Certified:

Family Nurse Practitioner

School:

Regis University

Notable experience:

Over 8 years experience as clinical nurse in both urban and rural settings and has trained with the Innova system as a FNP.

Leadership:

ER Charge Nurse, Patient Satisfaction and Triage process redesign