Ryan K Jackman, MD - Medical DirectorDr. Jackman is a graduate of The Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his family medicine residency at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction. He then completed his fellowship in addiction medicine at the University of Colorado in Denver. His special interests in graduate medical education and increasing access to medical care in rural locations resulted in him receiving training awards from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) in 2016 and the Colorado Health Foundation and Denver Foundation in 2017 to implement tele-addiction medicine in Western Colorado. He currently acts as the Medical Director of St. Mary’s Integrated Addiction Medicine Clinic, as well as a faculty physician at St. Mary’s Family Medicine Residency. Dr. Jackman is board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Preventative Medicine in Addiction Medicine. He is licensed by the Colorado Medical Board.
Eric P Butters, NP-C
Eric Butters is dual board-certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), and Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP). He graduated from the University of Colorado College of Nursing with a Master of Science degree. He has expanded his understanding of the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness by completing a Certificate of Graduate Study from the University of South Carolina in Psychiatric-Mental Health Advanced Practice Nursing. He is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Eric has over 20 years of nursing experience with an extensive background in both behavioral and physical health. Eric places emphasis on guiding patients through their individual health concerns, utilizing education, counseling, and patient-centered treatments. Eric is a member of the American Nurses Association, the Colorado Nurses Association, and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
Miranda Newman, MS, LMFT
Miranda is a two-time graduate of Auburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies and a Master's of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy. While at Auburn, she researched and wrote a master's thesis on the positive effects of mindfulness practice on individual and relational well-being.
Miranda then completed a post-master's internship through University of Colorado School of Medicine and St. Mary's Family Medicine, after which she received an advanced specialization in Medical Family Therapy. Her clinical interests include trauma/PTSD, addiction, mindfulness, and integrated care. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and is trained in multiple evidence based therapies, including EMDR. She is currently a behavioral health provider with the AIM clinic and provides clinical services in individual, family, and group therapy.
Jessica L Stephen Premo, PhD
Jessica Stephen Premo graduated from the University of San Diego with a Masters in Marital and Family Therapy before completing her Doctorate of Philosophy at Virginia Tech. Her special interests in trauma, addiction, and integrated care lead to a fellowship at St. Mary’s in conjunction with the University of Colorado School of Medicine and an advanced specialization in Medical Family Therapy.
Ms. Stephen Premo works on a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant researching and training health professionals on screening, brief, intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT). She is a national presenter on this and other research. She currently acts as the Behavioral Health Coordinator of St. Mary’s Integrated Addiction Medicine Clinic. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, trained in EMDR. She is a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA) and is an AAMFT approved supervisor.